Jared VandenHeuvel

Jared VandenHeuvel

Speaking at:

AI3 Challenge: Shaping the Future of First Responder Situational Awareness with IoT Integration

About this Speaker

Jared VandenHeuvel

Chief Innovation Officer
Texas DPS

Jared VandenHeuvel is the Chief Innovation Officer for the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). In this role, he develops agency strategy for situational awareness tools and interoperable communications, for identifying and piloting public safety technology and enterprise solutions, and fostering partnerships with other government agencies, academia, and industry. Jared also serves as the Product Manager for Texas TAK, providing strategic direction, outreach, and product vision. In his previous roles at DPS, he has worked as an intelligence analyst and as a coordinator for technology projects such as air-to-ground video downlink, border sensor networks, and video analysis software. Jared is an Army veteran and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Arizona State University and a Master of Science degree in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas.