David Meredith Appointed as Everbridge Chief Executive Officer
Everbridge, Inc. providers of critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, today announced the appointment of David Meredith as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Everbridge Board of Directors, effective July 15, 2019. Meredith brings over 25 years of executive leadership experience across leading multi-billion-dollar cloud managed services providers and software companies, having most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Rackspace. Meredith succeeds long-time CEO Jaime Ellertson who is transitioning to the role of Executive Chairman of the Everbridge Board.
“I am thrilled to welcome David as the new CEO of Everbridge,” said Ellertson. “David has an extensive background scaling category-leading software-as-a-service and infrastructure providers, demonstrating a strong record of corporate growth, customer satisfaction and employee engagement. Last June, we announced our intent to identify and retain an executive who could lead our business through the next stage of growth to $1 billion in annual revenue, and I am confident that David’s experience and proven leadership skills make him the perfect choice for this role.”
Commenting on his appointment, Meredith said, “I am excited to be joining the Everbridge leadership team and to become part of the Everbridge family that has built such a powerful platform for helping businesses, governments and other organizations automate their operational response to manage critical events. As a category leader, Everbridge has established an enviable, mission-based business built on a customer-first culture, helping government entities protect their constituents and helping companies protect employees, safeguard assets, and ensure business continuity through their global, unified Critical Event Management platform.”