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Greg Whisenant

Greg Whisenant
COO, GroopVille, Inc.

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Greg Whisenant

Greg Whisenant is founder and CEO of Public Engines, which makes the web application. Previously, Greg started and was General Manager of Wasatch Solutions, a networking services and software development firm based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Before starting Wasatch Solutions in 2001, Greg worked in several positions in the technology field. Previously, he was a senior legislative advisor for law firm Hale and Dorr in Washington, DC, where he directed the legislative strategies of multiple Fortune 500 technology companies, including EMC and Micron. Greg also worked for several years as a legislative aide to U.S. Senator Robert F. Bennett (R-UT), where he handled law enforcement, technology and telecommunications issues.

For several years, Greg has been selected as a member of the vSpring v100, a list of the top 100 technology entrepreneurs in the State of Utah. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University (BA, English Literature 1993) and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (Master in Public Policy, 1997). He is also fluent in Spanish.


Government as a Peacekeeper
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Greg Whisenant (GroopVille, Inc.)
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(4.00, 4 ratings) helps law enforcement agencies communicate more effectively with members of the public using Google Maps and timely, location-based alerts. Since launching in 2007, currently works with more than 600 agencies nationwide and is growing by about 10% each month. Participating cities include Los Angeles County, Boston, San Francisco, San Jose and hundreds of others. Read more.
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