MIT-trained engineer, public company C-Level executive, award-winning designer, and celebrated author – influencing millions though his TED talks, social media and at Davos World Economic Forum– Dr. John Maedajoins Everbridge
Wired Magazinestated, “Maeda is to design what Warren Buffettis to finance”
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Serving a powerful mission to keep people safe and organizations running, Everbridge was founded in the aftermath of 9/11, helping organizations manage major threats for close to 20 years since. As the pioneer of critical event management, Everbridge, and its mission, now grow in importance every day as the world navigates a generational ‘black swan’ event resulting from coronavirus. Impacting nearly every individual on the planet, COVID-19 dramatically changes how government leaders, CEOs and boards of companies, citizens, employees, public health workers, and front line emergency responders, must prepare for a variety of critical events that can impact people, operations, supply chain and brand.
“As COVID-19 remains a pervasive and persistent threat further compounded by other critical events such as hurricanes, wildfires, and cyberattacks, the importance of critical event management to all individuals and organizations continues to increase,” said
Continued Meredith, “Our mission, market-leading technology, and leadership position in an increasingly relevant and critical sector, enables us to attract the very best talent to Everbridge which Dr.
“The stakes of managing critical events well, and more proactively, have never been higher, as typified by the coronavirus,” said Dr.
Prior to Everbridge,
Maeda authored several celebrated books including How To Speak Machine, The Laws of Simplicity, and Redesigning Leadership. He appeared as a speaker all over the world, from
Maeda received the White House’s National Design Award, the Tribeca Film Festival’s Clayton Christensen Disruptive Innovation Award for STEM to STEAM, the Blouin Foundation’s Creative Leadership Award, the AIGA Medal, the Raymond Loewy Foundation Prize, the Mainichi Design Prize, the Tokyo Type Director’s Club Prize, and induction into the Art Director’s
Maeda holds BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from
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 5,300 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 3.5 billion messages in 2019 and offers the ability to reach over 600 million people in more than 200 countries and territories, including the entire mobile populations on a country-wide scale in
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