LEXINGTON, Mass., April 7, 2015 —Everbridge, the worldwide leader in unified critical communications, today announced the addition of Ken Goldman as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Goldman, a well-regarded Boston-based financial executive who was named the Boston Business Journal’s “CFO of the Year” in 2009, brings substantive financial and operational leadership experience to this new executive role. He joins Everbridge from Fiksu, where he served as EVP & CFO; his previous financial leadership experience includes a number of high-profile CFO roles including Salary.com, where he led the SaaS company through a successful IPO in 2007.
As a CPA and financial executive, Goldman has over 30 years of experience building finance and technology organizations. At Everbridge, he will harness this expertise to scale overall finance and operations in support of the company’s continued high growth results. Goldman has also served as CFO of Black Duck Software, as well as in executive positions for Lodestar Corporation, Student Advantage, MediaMap and Shoplink.com.
“Ken has a strong technical acumen and operational background,” said Jaime Ellertson, CEO of Everbridge. “He is a great addition to the Everbridge leadership team in this exciting phase of the company’s growth. We look forward to leveraging his expertise and SaaS leadership experience as we maintain our impressive momentum providing critical communications solutions to communities and corporations.”
Goldman will play a leading role in helping Everbridge to improve upon an extremely successful 2014. Last year the company achieved year-over-year bookings growth of over 40% and added over 400 enterprise customers. Goldman will manage teams in both the company’s Lexington, Mass. and Glendale, Calif. offices.
“I am thrilled to join the Everbridge team at such an important time in the company’s growth trajectory,” said Goldman. “The combination of Everbridge’s innovative technology and market leadership makes this an extremely exciting opportunity, and I look forward to helping the company continue its explosive growth potential.”
Everbridge is the leading critical communications platform trusted by corporations and communities of all sizes that need to reach the right people for immediate action, collaboration, and decision-making. Connecting more than 100 million people and internet-connected devices, the company provides reassurance that secure, compliant messages are delivered, locally and globally, received and responded to, no matter the recipient’s location. Everbridge is based in Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Beijing and London. For more information, visit www.everbridge.com, read the company blog, https://www.everbridge.com/blog, and follow on Twitter and Facebook.