Developing groundbreaking technologies to prevent and safely defuse public attacks involving concealed weapons.
Discover how First Responder’s patent pending Sentinel ™ WiFi Detection Device will revolutionize the way law enforcement detects and responds to terror attacks.
Sentinel ™ Vision smart AI camera utilizes machine learning and artificial intelligence to generate early warning alarms for potential threats (i.e detection of openly carried weapons such as guns or large knives).
Board & Executive Team
First Responder Technologies is backed by a seasoned leadership team with decades of experience in law enforcement, product commercialization, finance, and security.
Hon. Stockwell Day, PC is Canada’s former Minister of Public Safety, where he was the minister responsible for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (National Police Force), the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (National and Foreign Intelligence), and the Canada Border Services Agency (National Border Agency). In addition, Mr. Day served as Minister of International Trade, Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, Regional Minister for British Columbia, and Chair of the Cabinet Committee on Afghanistan. Prior to his service in the federal cabinet, Mr. Day served as Canada’s Leader of the Official Opposition (2000-2001). Before his time in federal politics, Mr. Day served as treasurer (Minister of Finance) and acting premier of Alberta. Today, Mr. Day serves on a number of corporate boards and non-governmental organizations, and acts as a Distinguished Fellow for the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.
Mr. Delamar is a lawyer and high technology CEO with almost two decades of experience working in the start-up world, both internationally, and in Silicon Valley. Following articles at Blake, Cassels & Graydon in Vancouver, Mr. Delamar worked in an executive business development role for an Israeli satellite communications start-up that was sold to Gilat Satellite Networks in 2010. After founding and leading an international digital media company based in Silicon Valley, where he served as CEO between 2011 and 2014,
Mr. Delamar returned home to Vancouver to co-found and serve as the first CEO for Pacific Future Energy Corporation, a Near-Zero Net Carbon cleantech refinery project.
In 2015, Mr. Delamar and associates acquired a controlling stake in BitTorrent, Inc., based in San Francisco, where as co-CEO of the company, he led a radical overhaul of the company’s business before divesting his stake in 2016. Since 2016, Mr. Delamar has been based in Vancouver where, in addition to legal practise, he has consulted for a number of local high tech companies.
Drawing on 20 years of exposure in capital markets, Erin provides advisory leadership to CEOs and senior leadership teams in growth-focused public and private companies who wish to make the shift away from entrepreneur and sub-market capital and into senior private or public equity.
She was recently appointed Advisor for Raiven Capital’s Silicon Valley-Canada Cross-Border Fund. In this role, she will be connecting early-stage technology capital to compelling technology investments.
Erin carries particular expertise in complex projects requiring financing solutions, including offtake and multi-lateral government banking group investment. She has developed key relationships with Chinese technology, manufacturing and financial groups and, from 2010 to 2015, led a multi-national and multi-disciplinary team to develop the Karakul Cobalt Mine in Altai, Russia.
Active in Canadian politics since the late 1980s, Erin has managed and advised campaigns and leadership races at all levels of government. She also served on the staff of federal and provincial ministers and leaders, including the Leader of the Opposition (British Columbia) and the Canadian government’s Ministers of Indian Affairs and Defense.
In 2011, Erin was recognized as a 40 under 40 for her accomplishments as a young CEO.
Mr. Kelly, a native of Southern Ontario, is both a veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, and a former member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (“RCMP”). Mr. Kelly brings more than 30 years of military and law enforcement experience to the board of First Responder. During his military service, Mr. Kelly spent almost 17 years as a member of the Military Police, serving on Canadian Forces Bases (“CFB”) across the country, from CFB Bagotville in Quebec, to CFB Esquimalt in British Columbia. Among other postings, in 1991 Mr. Kelly served in the military’s Close Protection Detail, protecting the Canadian Embassy in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (then Zaire). Following his military service, Mr. Kelly joined the RCMP, where he served in British Columbia for 15 years. Mr. Kelly’s expertise in military and civilian police, as well as protection of critical infrastructure, provides crucial expert feedback to the board of First Responder on product and operational challenges facing end users.
Ambassador Gutman brings a wealth of legal, law enforcement, and diplomatic experience – both in the United States and abroad – to the Board of Advisors of First Responder Technologies Inc. Now the Managing Partner of
The Gutman Group, an international consulting and investment group, as well as a media contributor in Europe and the U.S. and a sought-after international speaker, Ambassador Gutman has spent 27 years as a leading American and international lawyer and has served as the U.S. Ambassador to Belgium, Special Assistant to the Director of the FBI for Counter-Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism, United States and federal appellate court law clerk, and advisor to candidates for President, Governor and the U.S. Senate.
Mr. Dameron has spent the past 10 years helping startups raise capital, plan/execute their ‘go to market’ strategies and ultimately scale-up. Most recently he was SVP Enterprise Sales & Co-founder for a communications technology start-up. Prior to that he spent 8 years in two CEO roles: one with a public company with US & Canadian offices and one with a mid-sized financial services company. He has held public, private and not-for-profit Board member positions. Prior to that Mr. Dameron held executive positions at one of Canada’s largest mutual fund companies and at a major Canadian stock exchange. He is a mentor for Futurpreneur Canada and founder/Chair of a Mental Health Education Fund. He lives in Toronto with wife Shannon – they have 4 children.
General Jayet brings more than three decades of military experience to First Responder’s Advisory Council. During his military career, General Jayet commanded a number of units of the French Army, including a military intelligence regiment, and was a member of the French special forces. His military career further included service as a member of the cabinet of French Minister of Defense, and as a defense attaché in the Middle East. General Jayet participated in a number of operational deployments during his career, in some of the world’s worst conflict areas, including deployments to Africa, Lebanon and the Balkans. During the civil war in the Former Republic of Yugoslavia, General Jayet served as Military Assistant to the Stabilisation Force (SFOR) Commander-in-Chief in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Among other appointments, General Jayet served as head of the French military attaché organisation, and his career included a particular focus on security and safety procedures respecting the protection of French Embassy personnel and installations. General Jayet was educated both in North America and Europe, has an extensive knowledge of the Middle East, and is a native-level speaker of French and English and a fluent speaker of Arabic, among other languages.