First Due is passionate about ensuring public safety agencies around North America can take a giant leap forward in how information is used by Operations, Prevention, and Administration. By delivering on an industry-leading end-to-end suite of applications built to bring all of Fire & EMS' most important software functions into a single platform our goal is to curb inefficiencies, save valuable time and money all while eliminating risks for First Responders and their communities.

What Makes First Due Different?

One Cloud-Based Platform

We've built a solution that does everything in a single platform, with maintenance, upgrades and access on any device.

Aggressive Innovation

We build what you need faster and innovate to stay ahead of the rapidly changing world of Public Safety.

Holistic Vision

More than just compliance. We build for response, for your community and inter-agency interoperability.

Team & Culture

We partner with you to continue to innovate and support for your agency's specific needs. Client Success is core to what we do.

Our Story

First Due is passionate about ensuring public safety agencies around North America can take a giant leap forward in how information is used to plan for incidents, increase survivability, and derisk communities. By delivering a platform for collaboration and sharing, we are bridging the deadly information gap end-to-end, always keeping in mind the way First Responders and Emergency Managers work today.

Our Leadership

Our Leadership provides a wealth of experience across the First Due organization. Our platform requires skills and expertise across technology, data, public sector, construction and of course the Fire Service - that is the exact makeup of our leadership team.

Andreas Huber

Co-Founder & CEO

Andreas, co-founder of First Due, has 8 years of experience providing innovative technology solutions to the Public Sector. Today, he is proud to be leading the team at First Due with the first solution to bridge the deadly information gap our first responders face. By arming our first responders with the data and information they need, better and faster decisions are made. Andreas graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S.B.A.

Rami El-Choufani

COO, Head of Product

As First Due’s COO and co-founder, Rami has extensive enterprise SaaS sales and development experience. He studied and worked as a Mechanical Engineer before transitioning to software development in 2010. Rami leads Operations and Product at First Due, responsible for planning, directing and coordinating organizational operations and leading the product roadmap. Rami also leads the development of First Due’s sales and marketing strategies, mapping future product development to the business mission and goals and supporting customer success and implementation.

Chin Kuo


Chin Kuo is an experienced, hands on technical business manager with 25+ years of leadership experience. Chin also has experience in the management of technical products and development teams, as well as knowledge in the extensive data/storage industry. He initiated and established the first large offshore software development team in Beijing, China (400+ people) for Computer Associates.

Kevin Collier

National Director of Sales

Kevin has a careers worth of experience within the Fire Service. Beginning as a First Responder with South Metro Fire in Colorado, Kevin later moved into a sales leadership position within the technology partners that serve Firefighters nationwide at Zoll and High Plains. Kevin's focus is always on delivering value for boots on the ground - keeping those in harm's way safer, ensuring they're more confident during response and that they can trust their technology when an emergency strikes.

Michael Heifetz

Director of Client Success

Michael Heifetz, founder of Data Chief (acquired by First Due in 2019) and Captain at the Bedford Hills Fire Dept, is dedicated to the massive technological leap forward that First Due is apart of within American Public Safety. Michael's experience as a First Responder defines his team's approach to First Due's responder focus client success department, guaranteeing real-world necessities drive product and adoption in the field.

Daniel Paolino

Director of Deployment and Optimization

Dan’s organization makes First Due work with incredible precision, reliability, and complexity. As Director of Integration, Dan sees the big picture, as well as the minute details within every First Due client account, strengthening the value that end users and Fire Agency leadership see from implementation of the platform. Dan brings a careers worth of knowledge to ensure First Due works just as hard as the First Responders who rely on it.

Our Investors

We successfully partnered with key angel groups and individuals in early 2016 to provide financing and support to the organization. The ultimate goal of these partnerships is to ensure we provide the best service and support to our customers and continuous innovation of the platform. We have the backing and the team to provide solutions for the smallest village to the largest city.


End-to-end Solutions for the Fire Service






Scheduling & Personnel

Community Connect

Assets & Inventory

Pre-Incident Planning

Automatically aggregate critical information on every structure in your response area so you have pre-plans on every structure within weeks with no effort from your team.

Every Structure

Pre-Plan in Minutes

Analyze & Manage


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Fire Prevention

Complete any type of inspection using intuitive and flexible checklists with full integrated pre-planning for company level inspections.

Next-Gen Inspections

Virtual CRR

Enterprise Management

Responder Friendly

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Document fire company responses with fully scalable, NFIRS and NFORS compliant reporting system designed for ease of use by field responders. Automatic submission to state and federal regulatory bodies.

Next-Gen Incident Reporting



Sophisticated Reporting

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Pre-plan information
CAD Integration
Schedule and Assignments


Province/ Local / State





Equip your agency with Next-Gen medical reporting with powerful automation, extensive configurations, and seamless integration.

NEMSIS Data Collect 3.4 Compliant

Intuitive User Interface

Field Configuration

Connected Device Integrations


Mobile Responder

Complete mobile response functionality enables your crew to receive notifications immediately from dispatch - status, track vehicles / personnel and route to an incident.


Access Critical Data

Share Information

Available Anywhere

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Reinvent Cross Agency Collaboration

Seamlessly Share Critical Pre-Plan Data with Neighbors







Scheduling & Personnel

Schedule personnel with simple drag & drop functionality utilizing a best-of-breed scheduling platform.

Improved Scheduling



Enterprise Management

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Any shift


Any device

Community Connect

Community Connect allows Residents to create a Household Life Safety Profile in minutes and empowers your agency with the marketing engine you need to get the word out and drive on-going engagement.

Engage Residents

Engage Businesses

Automate Processes


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Assets & Inventory

Real-time insight and statistics into apparatus & equipment health, usage and compliance - seamlessly linked to First Due Scheduling, Incident Reporting & more.

Enhanced Asset Management

Next-Gen Vehicle Checks

Work Order Management

Powerful Automation