Who's Behind this Award-Winning Software?

A dedicated team of experienced leaders

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Michael O'Keefe


Mike began his career serving as a Quality Assurance Collateral Duty inspector for Marine Corp Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462. After years of honorable service in the U.S. Armed Forces and multiple overseas deployments, Mike joined BeSafe in 2006 as a Field Representative. With well over a decade of specializing in Project Management, on-site inspections, CAD design/QA, product implementation, and client support, his efforts have been instrumental in the development and growth of BeSafe. Rising through the ranks over the past 15 years and bringing the Quality Assurance background and valuable Marine Corps leadership traits to the BeSafe team, Mike was appointed CEO of BeSafe Technologies, Inc in 2021. He continues to work and collaborate with schools and first responders to further develop BeSafe and to promote safer working and learning environments.

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Kevin Harrington

Founder and Coo

Kevin has held various public safety roles in state and local government for over 25 years. In 1999, Kevin created the BeSafe system and continues efforts to promote safer working and learning environments. He is currently serves as Chief Executive Officer. Kevin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration.

Mike Dodge


Michael is a seasoned technology leader with over 18 years experience in senior leadership positions at BlueMetal, Insight and Infusion (now Avanade), where he designed and deployed solutions ranging from AI driven IoT solutions to algorithmic trading systems, business critical ERP systems, and consumer mobile and web applications. Michael has provided leadership and direction to over 100 technologists, while delivering products and solutions to customers of all shapes and sizes, from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies.

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Kathryn Harrington

support lead

Kathy is co-founder of BeSafe. She has worked to expand the company providing financial guidance and direction. She has worked in all facets of the company, including fieldwork, production, and office management. She is currently the head of our Support Department.

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Michael Antinozzi

Advisory Board

Michael has over 25 years experience launching and growing profitable businesses. While at Xerox , Sun (Oracle) and Infusion (Avanade), he delivered multi-million dollar technology solutions and consulting services to Fortune 500 companies. Developed and patented ozone technology used to sanitize PPE for first responders, law enforcement, universities and professional athletes.

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Tom McDonald

Advisory Board

From 1973 until 2006, Tom was a teacher, prevention specialist, principal, and in 2004, was appointed superintendent of the Barnstable Massachusetts School System. Tom has extensive experience as a school administrator and understands first hand the importance of school safety planning.

What do our clients and partners think of us?

“I have been Chief of Police in two accredited communities as well as a 55 city/town regional SWAT Commander and implemented the BeSafe system into our schools, hospitals, and municipal and community buildings. The BeSafe system has given police and fire personnel an invaluable resource in the areas of preparation and response. "
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Richard Stanley
Police Chief - Wareham, MA

Helping provide safe learning and work spaces for all.

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