Vernon Irvin serves as Chief Revenue Officer at Everbridge. He leads the global go-to-market and services organization responsible for driving the company’s enterprise transition with its market-leading Critical Event Management (CEM) product suite, as well as global adoption for Everbridge’s countrywide Population Alerting solutions.
Vernon brings over 30 years of enterprise and SaaS sales leadership experience across direct and channel organizations serving both public and private sectors at multi-billion-dollar scale. He has led enterprise sales organizations covering 60 countries, leveraging indirect channels, partners and alliances to grow deal flow and book orders.
Prior to Everbridge, Vernon served as EVP and President at CenturyLink, where he was responsible for leading a $3.5 billion business operation with more than 2,000 employees. He was charged with successfully growing profitable revenue through a deep portfolio of partner relationships, communication solutions, security, hosting, cloud computing, managed services and SaaS-based solutions.
Before CenturyLink, Vernon held executive roles at Charter Communications and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. He served as EVP at VeriSign, as well as having worked abroad for British Telecommunications as President, Content Hosting and Media Services. In addition, he has served as a Board member of the Wireless Association industry group (formerly the Cellular Telephone Industry Association).
Vernon is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors for Mile High United Way in Colorado and serves on the boards of the Colorado Technology Association and the Community College of Denver.