Everbridge to Showcase Critical Event Management (CEM) Innovation at AfricaTech Festival 2021, Africa’s Largest and Most Influential Tech Event


BURLINGTON, Mass .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management (CEM) and national public alerting solutions, today announced that the company will showcase innovation in resilience and will present several sessions at the famous AfricaTech Festival 2021, designed to inform and connect business leaders, technology experts, policymakers and investors at the forefront of Africa’s digital transformation. Taking place November 8-12, Everbridge will serve as the Gold Sponsor of the premier event to unite technology and talent for socio-economic impact.

With inclusiveness and sustainability high on the agenda, AfricaTech attracts over 12,000 technology experts and business leaders from over 120 countries to explore Africa-focused connectivity and technology trends. business.

“We are honored to support such an incredible showcase of many of the brightest change makers in technology, media and telecommunications,” said Vernon Irvin, Director of Revenue at Everbridge. “Promoting innovation, debate and discussion remains at the heart of what we do every day at Everbridge, and we are proud to be a part of this important conversation to learn and build a more inclusive digital and physical world and resilient. ”

Everbridge’s presentations at AfricaTech 2021 include:

  • Protect Africa’s Critical Infrastructure

    Tuesday, November 9e, 11:05 am – 11:25 am GMT

    Presenters: Munya Kanaventi, Vice President, Security Engineering

    Riz Karim, Senior Vice President, Global Professional Services and Support

    The presentation will explore how technology is helping to keep critical energy supplies, transportation, infrastructure, public health care, and critical digital services secure during major emergencies and critical disruptive events.

  • Lives, livelihoods and animal husbandry: Protect the public during natural and man-made disasters

    Wednesday November 10e, 1:20 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. GMT

    Presenters: Vernon Irvin, Director of Recipes

    Valerie Risk, Vice-President, Public Warning

    Session to include the importance of population alert technology to help save lives, livelihoods, infrastructure and livestock

Everbridge will also participate in the “Leadership in Africa” round tables:

  • Monday, November 8e 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. GMT

    Technology in motion: keeps you connected anytime, anywhere ”

    Panelist: Vernon Irvin, Director of Recipes

  • Monday, November 8e 13:30 – 14:30 GMT

    “Cyber ​​defense for the cloud”

    Panelist: Prashant Darisi, Vice President, Global Solutions

The Everbridge Critical Event Management platform protects more than two billion global citizens in 200 countries and improves the resilience of leading global businesses, many of them in Africa. Each year, more than 1.4 billion people across Africa and $ 50 billion in annual global development assistance remain at risk from floods, droughts, forest fires, earthquakes, severe storms, epidemics, civil unrest, crop failures, cyber attacks, and industrial or chemical accidents. Everbridge helps government and business organizations assess the likely impact of digital and physical risk events and accelerate their operational response to ensure the safety of people, protect critical infrastructure and maintain business operations.

Everbridge continues to expand its position as a global leader in population-wide public warning solutions used by more than 1,500 municipalities, counties, cities, states and countries in all major regions of the world, including Europe, Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, Africa, and the Americas. Everbridge activates the public warning system for many of the most technologically advanced countries including Estonia, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Greece, Netherlands, UK, Singapore , New Zealand, Australia, Peru and several countries in the Middle East and Africa; entire states, including California, New York, Oregon, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Florida, Odisha, Connecticut, Vermont, Massachusetts, Washington, DC and the US Virgin Islands; counties in 49 of the 50 U.S. states and in all provinces of Canada, many of the world’s largest cities, and in support of the most populous Native American and First Nations tribes and Indigenous people around the world. Everbridge also powers the population alerting front-end of the Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (IPAWS) gateway for the U.S. Federal Government to complement its own communications channels for issuing live emergency and presidential alerts to across the United States.

During the AfricaTech Festival 2021, Everbridge invites attendees to meet to discuss how organizations can prepare for and mitigate the impact of a threat, and build a more resilient Africa for countries, businesses and the citizens.

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 to keep people safe and organizations running. During public safety threats such as active shooter situations, terrorist attacks or extreme weather conditions, as well as critical business events including computer failures, cyber attacks or other incidents such as product recalls or supply chain disruptions, more than 5,800 customers worldwide rely on the business critical event management platform to quickly and reliably aggregate and assess threat data, locate threats at-risk individuals and responders able to help, automate the execution of pre-defined communication processes through secure delivery to over 100 different communication modalities and track progress of execution of response plans. Everbridge serves 8 of the 10 largest US cities, 9 of the 10 largest US investment banks, 47 of the 50 busiest North American airports, 9 of the 10 largest global consulting firms, 8 of the 10 largest global automakers , 9 of the 10 largest US-based healthcare providers, and 7 of the 10 largest technology companies in the world. Everbridge is based in Boston with additional offices in 25 cities around the world. For more information, visit https://www.everbridge.com/.

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