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DarkPulse, Inc. Announces Key Hire, Dr. Joseph Catalino Jr., as Chief Strategy Officer

2021-05-20 10:00 ET - News Release

NEW YORK, May 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DarkPulse, Inc. (OTC Markets: DPLS) (“DarkPulse” and the “Company”), a technology company focused on the manufacture, sale, installation and monitoring of laser sensing systems based on its patented BOTDA dark-pulse sensor technology (the “DarkPulse Technology”) which provides a data stream of critical metrics for assessing the health and security of infrastructure, today announced the hiring of Dr. Joseph Catalino Jr., as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)

Dr. Joseph Catalino is a business operations and management expert who relishes in challenging, high-impact projects. From economic development in a conflict zone, to cost-modeling a government bureaucracy, Mr. Catalino has led a number of big initiatives resulting in impressive results as an accomplished executive. For nearly eight years he led multiple organizations and teams within the U.S. Defense Department. Recently he served as Defense Department representative on the White House COVID-19 Task Force. He also represented the Defense Department at the 6th Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate on regional stability in the Middle East. While at the Pentagon, he developed the first ever Counterterrorism Partnership Program Office. This $1.3 billion initiative allowed the U.S. to respond more nimbly to evolving threats. Mr. Catalino was the last head of the Pentagon’s controversial direct foreign investment/industrial revitalization program in Afghanistan - Task Force for Business and Stability Operations. 

In addition to his government achievements, he has led private sector firms with extensive experience in business development—with capture results and significant capital generation—and public/private health services delivery/administration. Mr. Catalino serves as an advisory board member of DarkPulse Inc., and KIRSH Helmets. He is also a Senior Fellow at the University of South Florida. Mr. Catalino attributes his successes to mentors who gave him opportunities and counseled him through many failures. As a result, he is a passionate mentor, and has guided many professionals through different phases of their careers. In his spare time you will find him in Virginia with his wife and daughter – or on a motorcycle either in the hills or on a racetrack dragging his knee.

“I am especially happy to announce that Dr. Joseph Catalino has joined DarkPulse full-time as our Chief Strategy Officer, said Dennis M O’Leary Chairman and CEO of DarkPulse. He brings incredible depth of knowledge related to deploying large scale technology projects and management experience from his many years working at the Pentagon. He holds extensive government contracting experience and I personally look forward to working closely with Joe as the Company continues to make strides toward full operations.”

“I am thrilled to join Dennis and DarkPulse at this exciting time for the Company. I share his passion to deliver next generation solutions for our aging infrastructure and help guide the Company into other areas where we can grow the business” said Catalino.

The Company continues to explore additional potential opportunities in strategic locations worldwide with the goal of accelerating the adoption of its DarkPulse Technology Products and expand its global market position.

About DarkPulse , Inc.

DarkPulse, Inc. uses advanced laser-based monitoring systems to provide rapid and accurate monitoring of temperatures, strains and stresses. The Company’s technology excels when applied to live, dynamic critical infrastructure and structural monitoring, including pipeline monitoring, perimeter and structural surveillance, aircraft structural components and mining safety. The Company's fiber-based monitoring systems can assist markets that are not currently served, and its unique technology covers extended areas and any event that is translated into the detection of a change in strain or temperature. In addition to the Company’s ongoing efforts with respect to the marketing and sales of its technology products and services to its customers, the Company also continues to explore potential strategic alliances through joint venture and licensing opportunities to further expand its global market position.

For more information, visit www.DarkPulse.com

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