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Everbridge Appoints Finastra CEO Simon Paris to its Board of Directors

Board appointment reflects Everbridge’s rapid growth and investment in Europe as company further expands its critical event management and population warning solutions globally

Everbridge, Inc. , the global leader in critical event management announced the appointment of Simon Paris to the Everbridge Board of Directors. Paris serves as CEO of London-based Finastra, a leading global Fintech provider of financial solutions and one of the largest software companies in Europe.

“As CEO of one of the largest Fintech software organizations and a recognized strategic thought leader, Simon’s expertise and insight will be a strong addition to our Board,” said Jaime Ellertson, Executive Chairman of the Everbridge Board of Directors. “Simon’s experience driving digital transformation coupled with his broad international experience will be invaluable to Everbridge as we expand enterprise adoption for our CEM platform globally.”

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Everbridge currently supports hundreds of businesses and governments across Europe and internationally as evidenced by the signing of one of the leading online brokers in Germany, one of France’s largest banks, a major manufacturer in Mexico and a Fortune 100 financial leader – all in the most recently reported quarter. Additionally, Everbridge now serves 9 of the 10 largest global consulting firms, the three largest banks in Southeast Asia, and a majority of the Global Systemically Important Financial Institutions (G-SiFi). Everbridge Public Warning also serves more European countries than any other population alerting solution, with deployments in Greece, Iceland, the Netherlands and Sweden, and recent international wins in Australia, Peru and Singapore.

“I look forward to collaborating with the Everbridge leadership team as the company builds on the success of its global solutions for helping businesses manage enterprise risk, ensure operational resiliency and protect employees,” said Paris. “The extent of Everbridge’s critical event management capabilities, including its Public Warning countrywide population alerting system, are unmatched in this increasingly turbulent world.”

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As CEO of Finastra, Paris oversees a company with ~$1.9 billion in revenue, ~9,000 employees and over 8,000 customers, including 90 of the top 100 banks globally.

He previously held the role of President, Industry Cloud, at SAP, served as a senior consultant with McKinsey & Company, and was named in Bank Innovation’s ‘Innovators to Watch’ list for 2018. Paris chairs the World Trade Board and speaks regularly at large-scale events including the annual World Trade Symposium, Paris FinTech Forum and The Milken Asia Summit.

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