Everbridge’s Vernon Irvin Recognized as One of Savoy Magazine’s 2022 Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America
Leading African American business and lifestyle magazine names Everbridge Co-CEO & Chief Revenue Ofﬁcer Vernon Irvin to its prestigious list of executives, influencers and achievers impacting corporate America
BURLINGTON, Mass., July 20, 2022 —Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management (CEM) and national public warning software solutions, today announced that Savoy Magazine recognized Everbridge’s Vernon Irvin as one of the 2022 Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America in its just-published Summer issue.
“Savoy is proud to present the 2022 Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America. In this issue, we assembled an elite representation of African American men and women who have been recognized for their executive and business leadership in national and global-leading corporations,” said L.P. Green, II, Publisher of Savoy Magazine. “These innovative trailblazers have led efforts to foster growth for some of the country’s highest-performing companies throughout and beyond the U.S. market.”
“I am deeply honored to be recognized by Savoy Magazine,” said Vernon Irvin, Co-CEO & Chief Revenue Ofﬁcer at Everbridge. “We are a mission-driven company helping to keep people safe and organizations running faster. Promoting equality and inclusion is part of that mission. We work together to foster and celebrate diversity in our company, our industry, and our community.”
The selection committee comprises the Savoy editorial board and community leaders along with representatives from business and academia. The committee reviewed more than 500 candidates in diverse fields including human resources, information, real estate, finance, investment banking, business development, marketing, sales, healthcare, manufacturing and legal. The honorees were chosen based upon their exemplary record of accomplishments and influence while working to better their community and inspire others.
Irvin joined other recipients yesterday at a reception at The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, DC., presenting on a panel entitled “Managing Risk: Cyberattacks, Pandemics, Supply Chain Disruptions & More.”
In his role as Co-CEO & Chief Revenue Ofﬁcer, Irvin leads the global go-to-market and services organizations and strategy responsible for driving the company’s enterprise transition with its market-leading CEM product suite, as well as global adoption for Everbridge’s countrywide Public Warning solution.
More than 6,200 global customers rely on Everbridge to help anticipate and manage critical events, including Lowe’s Companies, Inc., whose Chairman and CEO Marvin Ellison is featured on the cover of Savoy Magazine’s recent publication. “I want to congratulate Mr. Ellison on his recognition by Savoy,” continued Irvin. “It is a very well-deserved honor. Under his leadership, Lowe’s has supported many diverse small business owners and is committed to investing millions in scholarship programs to help underrepresented students.”
For its part, Everbridge demonstrates commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging by focusing on several key initiatives such as aligning the company’s hiring and recruiting practices based on attracting a diverse and talented workforce; creating employee resource groups (ERGs) including the Women’s Leadership Group, Military & Veterans Resource Group, Bridgers of Color, and BridgeOut, all dedicated to celebrating and empowering diverse communities within the company; holding open forums for company-wide discussion and dialogue on racial equity; and supporting a growing ecosystem of minority-owned and led suppliers and partners. In 2020, Everbridge became a signatory for the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council (“MassTLC”) Tech Compact for Social Justice, committing to make continued change towards equality and belonging in its organization.
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 Organizations 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, product recalls or supply-chain interruptions, over 6,200 customers in 76 countries 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 modalities, and track progress on executing response plans. For more information, visit www.everbridge.com, read the company blog, and follow on Twitter and Facebook.
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