BURLINGTON, Mass., April 26, 2021 — Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management (CEM), today announced the addition of an expert panel of corporate Chief Security Officers (CSOs) to speak at its Spring 2021 COVID-19: Road to Recovery (R2R). The virtual leadership summit, taking place May 26-27, will include C-level leaders Keith White of Salesforce.com; Machiel toe Water of Philips Domestic Appliances, and Michael T. Evanoff of Jabil Inc., sharing their vast experience, research, and best practices. These and other experts on organizational risk and physical & cyber security will discuss topics including how the role of security changed during the COVID-19 pandemic; fulfilling duty of care for onsite employees, travelers, and field workers; future-of-work strategies as businesses shift to remote work and reimagine physical workspaces; and the digital transformation of managing employee safety and security.
The two-day symposium will feature keynote addresses from 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton, and Chairman & Editor-In-Chief of Forbes Media, Steve Forbes, and include presentations from world leaders, health experts and C-suite executives from cross-industry and geography.
“The modern CSO serves as a technological problem-solver for the organization, and a key champion for business resiliency in the post-pandemic world,” said Tracy Reinhold, Everbridge Chief Security Officer, and former head of the FBI’s Intelligence Division. “The coronavirus forever changed the workplace as we know it, prompting us to reimagine how we envision, strategize, and execute within a rapidly changing environment. Everbridge COVID-19: Road to Recovery symposium attendees will benefit from discussing how to meet head on the new challenges to organizational resilience in a post-pandemic world.”
Everbridge Symposium CSO Panel: Meeting the Security Challenges of the Pandemic and Beyond
COVID-19 exposed gaps in business, specifically from a safety and security standpoint. The upheaval caused by the outbreak highlights the need for strong, agile security leadership. The following speakers will join Reinhold for a discussion on how best to maintain business continuity and protect organizations from risks including physical and IT threats as hybrid and remote work increasingly become the norm:
- Keith White, Chief of Global Safety & Security, Salesforce.com
- Machiel toe Water, Chief Security Officer and Head of Real Estate, Philips Domestic Appliances
- Michael Evanoff, Global Chief Security Officer, Jabil Inc.
The multi-year Everbridge symposium series offers global leaders a valuable forum to exchange best practices on how to protect people and business assets; build back and grow revenue streams; increase business resiliency; and mitigate potential threats like IT outages, cyber-attacks, natural disasters, and many other critical events. Speakers and participants represent all sectors of society from business and government, community organizations and advocacy groups, to science, medicine, transportation, sports & entertainment, and academia.
Last year, Everbridge welcomed President George W. Bush, Anthony Fauci, MD, Scott Gottlieb, MD, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, MD, U.S. General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), and Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson, among others, to serve as keynote speakers. The events attracted more than 40,000 participants including government officials, healthcare experts and senior executives from 150 countries. Additional presenters included officials and executives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Mayo Clinic, Goldman Sachs, Fannie Mae, Ford Motor Company, Humana, IBM, and others.
To register for the Everbridge Spring 2021 COVID-19 R2R: The Road to Recovery Symposium, click here.