NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Mar 8, 2013) - Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and incident management services, announced today that industry veteran Lorin Bristow has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Marketing.
Bristow comes to Send Word Now with more than a decade of senior leadership experience within critical communications technology companies. Most recently, Bristow served as Managing Partner for a notification technology and governance consulting firm. He co-authored a popular blog on alerts and warnings for Emergency Management magazine, and served as a senior consultant to FEMA's Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) program. He is also a notification technology patent-holder, co-author of the book Seven Myths of Selling to Government and a Senior Fellow for the Center for Digital Government.
"Send Word Now is committed to excellence in every facet of our company," said Tony Schmitz, Chief Executive Officer of Send Word Now. "As a nationally-known expert in emergency notification with a track-record of success in revenue building, Lorin exemplifies our high standards. We're excited to have him on board."
"Send Word Now has built an impressive reputation in the emergency notification and incident management industry," Bristow said. "In a sector too often characterized by confusion and parity, Send Word Now clearly stands out through its innovative technology, uncompromising principles and remarkable client list. I am honored to be a part of the Send Word Now team."
About Send Word Now
Headquartered in New York City, Send Word Now is the leading provider of on-demand alerting and incident management services for both routine and emergency communication. The easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification service is used by businesses, government agencies, universities, and non-profit organizations to ensure fast, effective, two-way communications when it is needed the most.
Send Word Now's enterprise-class mass notification system is capable of transmitting hundreds of thousands of voice and text messages in minutes while providing a full audit trail for after-action reporting and follow-up. It is designed to reach anyone, anywhere, anytime, with any device over any type of connection.