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Dana Loof

Chief Marketing Officer

Dana Loof is a member of the Evolv Technology Executive Leadership Team where she serves as Chief Marketing Officer. Dana brings over twenty years of experience as a marketing executive in the technology industry, having led and developed brands such as Palo Alto Networks, EVault, Oracle, and Veritas Software. Her marketing expertise ranges from demand generation, global market strategy, product and field marketing, and customer support. She has successfully led multiple startups to successful market exits in various fields, all within the technology sector. Dana holds a Bachelor of Science in International Business and Marketing from San Francisco State University’s Lam Family College of Business.

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How the Threat of Gun Violence Will Change in 2023: Experts Share Their Predictions

If it seems like every time you turn on the news there’s another story about a mass shooting, that’s because it continues to happen. It comes as no surprise that gun-related deaths have been on the rise in recent years. The U.S. experienced more than 600 mass shootings in 2022,...

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School Safety Part 1: Inviting Student Voices into the Safety Planning Process

Band, student government, chess club, and athletics. These are some typical activities and student groups you see when you thumb through the class photos of any high school yearbook. Yet, seldom do schools create a student safety committee. This type of group can and should exist as an integral part...

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School Safety Part 3: Beyond Locks and Alarms – Balancing Mental Health with Physical Security

In this third installment of our Q&A series with Jill Lemond, Evolv’s director of education, we talk about social and emotional learning, mental health and gun violence, and the real impact of weapons detection screening systems in schools....

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School Safety Part 2: A Layered Approach – Exploring the Pieces of the Puzzle

In the second installment of our series interviewing Jill Lemond, Evolv’s director of education, we discuss ways that schools can improve safety and security without having to invest tremendous financial resources. We also talk about the impact of technology to keep students safer, and how the school of the future...

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Responsible Security and Public Transparency

When developing and selling technology intended to keep catastrophic events from happening, you have a responsibility to your customers, partners, employees and all the people your customers intend to keep out of harm’s way.  ...

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Q&A: A Former Police Officer and School Principal Offers Back-To-School Safety Advice

A hint of cooling weather, pre-season games and teacher wish lists posted online are a few of the telltale signs that a new school year is upon us. More subtle signs are the increased anxiety among students, parents, teachers and administrators due to the rise in gun violence. In fact,...

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School Shootings: Imagine Never Having to Say, “All Clear” Again

The opening of the school year always holds so much promise. This year especially, it was brimming with even more hope as students officially returned to the classroom after learning online throughout the pandemic. As students slowly return to normalcy, they face another reality of being back in the classroom – school shootings. ...

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New Product of the Year Award...More Industry Recognition

Each year, Security Today presents awards for the best new products across a variety of categories. The winners are chosen by an independent group of experts. For 2021, I am proud to say, Evolv has been named as the 2021 New Product of the Year in the Pedestrian Security Entrances category. ...

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The Road to Now

One of the best aspects of being part of the Evolv leadership team is the chance to work closely with our founders, Mike Ellenbogen and Anil Chitkara. In light of our recent listing on the NASDAQ exchange, I felt it’s an appropriate moment to sit down with Mike and Anil to get their perspective on their road to now.  ...