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Mr. Randy Roberson

 
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Current Employer:
R2 Emergency Technologies
Title:
Consultant - Disaster Telemedicine & Situational Awareness Expert
Location:
Tonto Basin, Arizona, United States
MavenScore: 3.9 / 5.0


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Knowledge Summary

This Maven is a has been a world leader in disaster response, management and consulting for 21 years as the protégé of the late Dr. Larry Ward, who was named "White House Ambassador to the Hungry World" by former U.S. President Ronald Reagan. In this role, He has provided a range of services, first-hand and on the ground, to communities in earthquake ravaged neighborhoods of Colombia, El Salvador and Turkey; areas ravaged by floods, poverty and AIDS in Africa; refugee camps during the Kosovo war; famine-stricken communities in India and Bangladesh; and tsunami-devastated shores of Thailand and India, among others, including most recently efforts in Haiti, Japan, Indonesia and Romania.

In response to the needs for immediate, emergency medical care and water purification that he has witnessed worldwide, He created the Doc-in-a-Box™, a 20-foot storage container converted into a fully deployment-ready, telemedicine-equipped medical clinic, and the Bring ‘Em Back Pack, a lightweight, portable, solar-powered, telemedicine-equipped medical backpack. These telemedicine capabilities include global telecommunications that link patients directly to doctors, facilitating person-to-person medical care.

He has served as a consultant to NATO (current), the South African Parliament to develop disaster preparedness planning, and was recently named as a Consultant for Disaster Management to the Philippine National Red Cross, as a Consultant on Telemedicine to USTDA and the Romanian Ministry of Health and an invited expert on telemedicine in disasters by the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and the American Telemedicine Association (ATA).

Experience

Current Employer:
R2 Emergency Technologies
Title:
Consultant - Disaster Telemedicine & Situational Awareness Expert
Dates:
Feb 1998 - Present
Description:

www.r2comms.com
Solutions-focused, diligent self-starter with proven success in overseeing Global Disaster Response Operations, WASH Assessments, Damage and Needs Assessments, Disaster Management/Command & Control (C2), Disaster Risk Reduction


Past Experience:
NATO Emerging Security Challenges Division ~ Science for Peace and Security Programme
Title:
Committee Member - Disaster Telemedicine Expert
Dates:
Jan 2014 - Sep 2019
Description:

NRC-SPS PROJECT

“Developing a Multinational Telemedicine System for Emergency Situations”


Past Experience:
Disaster Logistics Relief LTD (DLR)
Title:
Co-Founder - Senior Disaster Response Specialist
Dates:
Jun 2012 - Sep 2014
Description:

Disaster Logistics Relief LTD is a global humanitarian non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization that delivers critical disaster relief, response, and early-warning solutions through a combination of state-of-the-art communications technologies, in-country


Past Experience:
Humanitarian & Disaster Response Technologies Network
Title:
LinkedIn Administrator
Dates:
Jan 2009 - Sep 2019
Description:

Founder and administrator of this international network of over 1100 leading technology experts in the humanitarian and disaster response sector.


Past Experience:
Humanitarian Emergency Logistics & Preparedness Inc. (H.E.L.P.)
Title:
President/CEO
Dates:
Jun 1997 - Jun 2010
Description:

Maintain full accountability for managing all aspects of day-to-day activities, in accordance with organizational goals. Apply strategic planning, prioritization, and project management skills toward consistently achieving critical deadlines while


Past Experience:
Gila County Sheriff's Posse
Title:
President
Dates:
Jan 1992 - Aug 1997
Description:

General member then elected President of volunteer Sheriff's Posse.

Primary focus Search & Rescue operations and law enforcement assistance in the rural mountains of central Arizona.

Significant training and direct experience in search


Knowledge, Keywords & Publications

Telemedicine
Medical Surge
Disaster Response
Situational Awareness
Disaster Preparedness
International Relations
Disaster Management
Humanitarian
Public Speaking
Report Writing
Humanitarian Crisis
Public Health
Operations Management
Non-profits
Strategy Development
Social Media
Strategic Communications
Global Health
Incident Response
Needs Analysis
Consulting
Mobile Medical
Healthcare Information Technology
Crisis
Medicine
Emergency Management
Strategy
Nonprofits
International Development
Leadership
Humanitarian Assistance
Crisis Management
Strategic Planning
Preparedness
Training
Emergency Services
Government
Program Evaluation
Human Rights
Program Development
Proposal Writing
Exercises
Civil Society
Refugees
Civil-military Relations
Grants
NGOs
Public Policy
Capacity Building
Africa
Randy has been a world leader in disaster response, management and consulting for 16 years as the protégé of the late Dr. Larry Ward, who was named "White House Ambassador to the Hungry World" by former U.S. President Ronald Reagan. In this role, Randy has provided a range of services, first-hand and on the ground, to communities in earthquake ravaged neighborhoods of Colombia, El Salvador and Turkey; areas ravaged by floods, poverty and AIDS in Africa; refugee camps during the Kosovo war; famine-stricken communities in India and Bangladesh; and tsunami-devastated shores of Thailand and India, among others, including most recently efforts in Haiti, Japan, Indonesia and Romania.

In response to the needs for immediate, emergency medical care and water purification that he has witnessed worldwide, Randy created the Doc-in-a-Box™, a 20-foot storage container converted into a fully deployment-ready, telemedicine-equipped medical clinic, and the Bring ‘Em Back Pack, a lightweight, portable, solar-powered, telemedicine-equipped medical backpack. These telemedicine capabilities include global telecommunications that link patients directly to doctors, facilitating person-to-person medical care.

He has served as a consultant to the South African Parliament to develop disaster preparedness planning, and was recently named as a Consultant for Disaster Management to the Philippine National Red Cross, as a Consultant on Telemedicine to USTDA and the Romanian Ministry of Health and an invited expert on telemedicine in disasters by the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and the American Telemedicine Association (ATA).

Specialties: • Cross-Functional Team Leadership • Proactive Problem Solving • Crisis Management • Mobile Medical Clinics • Communications Management • Relationship Building • Preparedness Training • Situational Awareness • Needs Assessments

Education & Languages

Liberty University

2014

Graduate of Biblical Studies

Certifications & Licenses