LOS ANGELES, CA – March 22, 2011 – Everbridge the world’s recognized leader in incident notification systems, today announced that Jaime Ellertson been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective March 1, 2011. Mr. Ellertson has served as an Everbridge Director since April 2010.
“Jaime is an exceptional executive who brings valuable expertise and a proven track record in building successful high-growth Software as a Service businesses to the Company,” said Everbridge CEO Cinta Putra. “His business and operational acumen will add a level of sophistication that is invaluable as we work to sustain the rapid adoption that our industry leading incident notification solutions have experienced over the last five years. I am personally looking forward to working with Jaime to drive Everbridge forward.” Mr. Ellertson commented on his appointment, saying, “I’m looking forward to working with Everbridge’s management team to help achieve the next level of growth. Everbridge has that rare combination of best-in-class technology and a great team committed to ensuring their customers’ success in this rapidly growing market.”
About Mr. Ellertson
Mr. Ellertson is the CEO of CloudFloor Corporation, a company he helped form in late 2010 that is focused on the emerging Enterprise Cloud Computing market. Prior to CloudFloor, Mr. Ellertson served as the CEO of Gomez Inc., the leading Internet Performance Management provider from 2005 to 2010. He led the company through an IPO registration process that eventually resulted in the successful sale of Gomez to Compuware Corporation in October of 2009.
Prior to Gomez, he served as the Chief Executive Officer, President and a director of S1 Corporation, a software provider to the financial services marketplace from 2000 to 2005. From 1997 to 2000, he orchestrated the highly successful turnaround of Interleaf Inc., a provider of software tools for e-content management. Under his leadership as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Interleaf Inc. saw its public market capitalization increase over 7,000%, culminating in its acquisition by BroadVision Inc. in April 2000.
Previous to Interleaf, Mr. Ellertson founded several high growth software companies, including: Document Automation Corporation (1982-1987), Openware Technologies(1990-1995) and Purview Technologies Inc. (1996-1997). Mr. Ellertson currently serves on the board of directors of Qvidian, a SaaS provider of applications that improve sales effectiveness (from 2010-present), and CloudFloor Corporation (from 2010-present).
Everbridge, the world’s recognized leader in incident notification systems, merges technology with industry expertise to help millions of people communicate in a crisis, manage operational incidents and connect on a daily basis. The company’s notification platform and incident lifecycle communications model makes communicating to many as simple and effective as communicating to one. Organizations and civilian agencies in more than 100 countries—including Salesforce.com, Marathon Oil Corporation, the State of Connecticut, the American Red Cross, and Virginia Tech—rely on Everbridge for their emergency notification and day-to-day communication needs. For more information about Everbridge, visit www.everbridge.com
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