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Everbridge Announces 2018 Critical Event Management Impact Award Winners

Customer Award Program Recognizes Industry-leading Use of CEM Technology to Ensure Resiliency, Safety and Business Acceleration

BURLINGTON, Mass. – November 15, 2018 Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, today announced the recipients of this year’s Critical Event Management Impact Awards. In its second year, the annual award program recognizes unique, innovative and impactful use of the Everbridge Critical Event Management (CEM) Platform to support organizational resiliency, business optimization and employee and resident safety.

Winners of this year’s Critical Event Management Impact Awards included a diverse mix of employee safety-centric organizations and committed individual emergency response and incident management leaders. Recipients ranged from global retail and consumer businesses, to state and local government agencies, leading universities, regional airports and healthcare organizations. 


The Leadership Award

Recognizing Outstanding Individual Leadership and Commitment to their Industry

In recognition of his commitment to supporting the National Capital Region’s mass notification program, which represents eighteen jurisdictions surrounding Washington, DC, Sulayman Brown was awarded The Leadership Award. Brown spearheaded theNational Capital Region’s efforts in planning the largest-ever local test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system. The successful test involved sending more than 5 million messages across all jurisdictions and involved FEMA, the FCC and other stakeholders. In addition, with support from Brown’s leadership, the region sends over 25,000 public alert notifications per year, for everything from crime and traffic, to severe weather, emergencies and special events.

The Complete List of Impact Award Winners

Individual Honorees

  • Mary Luciano, Director of Global Intelligence, Hilton Hotels
  • Palemon Mejia, Crisis Management Coordinator and Emergency Communications Manager, AON
  • Chris Bina, Everbridge Support Lead, CSG
  • Paul Donaldson, Communications Center Senior Manager, Denver International Airport
  • Thomas Chin, Emergency Services Coordinator, San Francisco Department of Emergency Management

Organization Honorees

  • Atrium Health (Neurosciences Telestroke)
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (Information Services)
  • City of Philadelphia (Office of Emergency Management)
  • Deere & Company (Business Continuity and Enterprise Security & Preparedness)
  • Hawai’i Police Department
  • Noble Energy (Global Security Department)
  • Northrop Grumman (Business Continuity and Industrial Security)
  • Rackspace (Global Enterprise Security)
  • Sony Pictures (Global Security Operations Center)
  • Starbucks (Crisis Management)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (Office of Emergency Preparedness)
  • Walgreens (Asset Protection Solutions)

The 2018 Critical Event Management Impact Award winners were recognized at Everbridge’s San Francisco user group meeting on November 1st. The reception highlighted these winners and their dedication to promoting enterprise safety, regional preparedness and organizational resiliency.

About Everbridge

Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) is a global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations’ operational response to critical events in order to keep people safe and businesses running. During public safety threats such as active shooter situations, terrorist attacks or severe weather conditions, as well as critical business events including IT outages, cyber-attacks or other incidents such as product recalls or supply-chain interruptions, over 4,200 global customers rely on the company’s Critical Event Management Platform to quickly and reliably aggregate and assess threat data, locate people at risk and responders able to assist, automate the execution of pre-defined communications processes through the secure delivery to over 100 different communication devices, and track progress on executing response plans. The company’s platform sent over 2 billion messages in 2017 and offers the ability to reach over 500 million people in more than 200 countries and territories, including the entire mobile populations on a country-wide scale in Sweden, the Netherlands, the Bahamas, Singapore, Greece, Cambodia, and a number of the largest states in India. The company’s critical communications and enterprise safety applications include Mass Notification, Incident Management, Safety Connection™, IT Alerting, Visual Command Center®, Crisis Commander®, Community Engagement™ and Secure Messaging. Everbridge serves 9 of the 10 largest U.S. cities, 8 of the 10 largest U.S.-based investment banks, all 25 of the 25 busiest North American airports, six of the 10 largest global consulting firms, six of the 10 largest global auto makers, all four of the largest global accounting firms, four of the 10 largest U.S.-based health care providers and four of the 10 largest U.S.-based health insurers. Everbridge is based in Boston and Los Angeles with additional offices in Lansing, San Francisco, Beijing, Bangalore, Kolkata, London, Munich, Oslo, Stockholm and Tilburg. For more information, visit, read the company blog, and follow on Twitter and Facebook.

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