Ralph A. Clark

Ralph Clark serves as the President and CEO of ShotSpotter, Inc., a publicly traded (NASDAQ SSTI) SaaS-based precision policing solutions company bringing the power of digital transformation to law enforcement.

Mr. Clark joined ShotSpotter in 2010 and led the business model and technology transformation resulting in ShotSpotter’s initial public offering in 2017. ShotSpotter has been designated a Great Place to Work Company and has consistently driven Excellent to World Class NPS ratings.

Prior to joining ShotSpotter, Mr. Clark was the CEO of GuardianEdge Technologies, a leading end-point data protection company that he joined in 2005 which was acquired by Symantec in 2010. Mr. Clark started his career as an IBM large systems marketing representative. After IBM and post-business school, Mr. Clark spent three years in investment banking with Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch before pursuing a career as a high-tech entrepreneur.

Mr. Clark received the 2019 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Northern California and was recognized as San Francisco Business Times Most Admired CEO in 2019.

Mr. Clark holds a B.S. in Economics from University of the Pacific and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School where he also serves on HBS Global Advisory Board.