Joe Korngiebel

December 6, 2019 | by

Joe Korngiebel Joins PulsePoint Foundation Board

PulsePoint Pioneer and Innovation Technology Executive Joins PulsePoint Foundation Board

PLEASANTON, Calif., December 6, 2019 – The PulsePoint Foundation today announced that Joe Korngiebel has joined the Foundation’s Board. PulsePoint, an innovator of applications that work with local public safety agencies to improve communications with citizens and professional emergency responders, strives to make it much easier for citizens who are trained in CPR to use their life-saving skills to do just that…save lives!

Joe Korngiebel is an enterprise technology executive that has driven innovation and growth in the software industry for more than 20 years. Most recently, Joe served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Workday where he led the strategic direction of the company’s technology. Prior to the CTO role at Workday, Joe was senior vice president of experience technology and design, where he led strategy and development for Workday’s user experience and mobile technology. During his tenure, Joe also founded Workday Labs, the company’s center for research and innovation – and home to the “Code for Good” PulsePoint initiative.

“Mr. Korngiebel was an early evangelist of PulsePoint, heading the technical team at Workday Labs that first created the app,” said Matt Stamey, Board Chairman of the California-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit PulsePoint Foundation. “He not only brings incredible technical experience and a rich understanding of software development, but he also has a sincere passion for our mission of engaging communities and saving lives.”

Joe holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

“I love what the PulsePoint team has accomplished to-date,” Korngiebel said. “And I look forward to working with the PulsePoint Board and management team to help drive their compelling life-saving vision and mission forward.”

About the PulsePoint Foundation
PulsePoint is a 501(c)(3) public non-profit foundation based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Through the use of location-aware mobile devices, PulsePoint is building applications that work with local public safety agencies to improve communications with citizens and professional emergency responders, increase civic engagement and encourage the community to help reduce the millions of annual deaths from sudden cardiac arrest. Learn more at or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. The free app is available for download on the App Store and Google Play.

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April 15, 2012 | by

KATX Radio (90.7 FM) Segment on PulsePoint

Berkeley Graduate School of JournalismStacey Kennelly of KATX Radio (90.7 FM) recently interviewed Fire Chief Richard Price, PulsePoint Board Member Joe Farrell, and Workday volunteer lead Joe Korngiebel about the creation and mission of the PulsePoint Foundation and App. The segment was produced for The Health Show on North Gate Radio. North Gate Radio is a weekly radio show produced by the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley. Listen/download the MP3 file here.

KATX Radio Program Summary
One thousand. That’s how many people go into sudden cardiac arrest in the U.S. every single day. Now a new smart phone application that alerts nearby citizen who know CPR may increase a victim’s chance of survival. Stacey Kennelly has the story.

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February 12, 2012 | by

Workday Recognition

With the PulsePoint multi-jursidiction Android app now in the Android Market and the new PulsePoint multi-jursidiction iOS app submitted to the Apple App Store for approval, the PulsePoint Foundation hosted a luncheon at Workday Headquarters in Pleasanton, California last week to recognize the amazing volunteer force that helped bring these apps and universal interface to reality.

PulsePoint Award of Appreciation

PulsePoint Award of Appreciation

The life-saving PulsePoint solution is available at no cost to participating agencies largely due to the individual effort of many generous and compassionate people coming together for the common good. Hats off to the following workday volunteers recognized at this event: Aneel Bhusri, Michael Bonadio, Jason Boyle, Attila Bukta, Scot Campbell, Nick Cooper, Petros Dermetzis, Dave Duffield, Dwight Holman, Howard Klein, Joe Korngiebel, Frank Law, Rory Martin, John McGlone, Girish Reddy, Jon Ruggiero, Jay Schultz, Raul da Silva and Stan Zilberleyb.

The award text included, “For your commitment and dedication to saving the lives of Sudden Cardiac Arrest victims through the development of the PulsePoint application and services.”

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