Kirk McKinzie, 31-year fire service veteran and 911-GO Founder, is an award winning SMART First Responder Technologist, providing subject matter expertise, consultancy, strategic partnerships, and project management aimed at digitally enhanced community risk reduction.
Kirk is a supporting international teams of teams as a speaker and author to government, enterprise, academia, start-ups, and operators focused on emergency response digitization and innovation for safer and more secure SMART communities. His focus includes, remote sensing, building information digital twins, bio-telemetry, IOT mixed physics computational fluid dynamics, holographic light displays, haptic feedback, 3D+ Virtual, Mixed Augmented Reality, machine learning and AI enabled lifesaving technological solutions. For more on Kirk, visit
Kevin Sofen and Kirk McKinzie discuss the fire industry and how technology is changing the way firefighters train and fight fires.. Check out Episode 12 of the Smart Firefighting Podcast for more info...