NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 08/29/13 -- Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and crisis communications services, announced today it will host a webinar featuring business continuity executives from NYSE Euronext. The free webinar is titled Interview With a Thought Leader: Preparedness and Resilience at the New York Stock Exchange. The event will be held September 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT.
Featured guests will include Mitch Simon, Vice President, Global Business Continuity Management for NYSE Euronext, and AnneMarie Staley, Managing Director, Global Business Continuity Management for NYSE Euronext.
Simon and Staley will discuss challenges of and strategies for managing business resiliency for the world's largest securities exchange board. They will also highlight the impact of devastating Super Storm Sandy, to include surprises encountered and post-storm lessons learned.
"Business continuity and industrial security professionals from all industries will benefit from hearing industry notables Mitch Simon and AnneMarie Staley share their wealth of knowledge," said Lorin Bristow, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Send Word Now. "This event will provide an intriguing and insightful look into business continuity and crisis communications practices for one of the world's most significant organizations."
The webinar is open to interested participants at no charge. Space is limited. Attendees may register at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/512692616.
About Mitch Simon, CBCP, MBCI
Mitch Simon is a Vice President at NYSE Euronext where he is responsible for Business Continuity Planning for NYSE Euronext in the United States. In October, 2010 he was appointed a global deputy for the purpose of rolling out strategic approaches to Business Continuity on a global basis. Mitch is CBCP (Certified Business Continuity Planner) and MBCI (Member Business Continuity Institute) certified. He has been with the stock exchange for over 24 years. Prior to managing Business Continuity, Mitch was in Regulatory Technology, where he oversaw development of integrated applications for Market Surveillance, Member Firm Regulation, and the Enforcement divisions of the NYSE.
About AnneMarie Staley, CBCP, MBCI
AnneMarie Staley is the Managing Director for Global Business Continuity Management at NYSE Euronext, Inc. which includes the New York Stock Exchange and other global trading platforms and services worldwide. Ms. Staley has been with NYSE Euronext for 13 years, developing and implementing their Global Business Continuity Management program.
While Ms. Staley is primarily responsible for BCM in the United States, she is instrumental in setting global policy and strategy for the organization. Her global responsibilities include the development and implementation of BC core components at NYSE Euronext; Crisis Management, Contingency Planning, Risk Management strategies, and related BCP software and BCM metrics.
Ms. Staley is a Board Director of the Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII), and Chair of the DRI Foundation. She is a member of NYSE Euronext's Diversity Council and a committed volunteer. Ms. Staley enjoys volunteering her spare time with the DRI Foundation and with NY/NJ FIRST Robotics, an international organization designed to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders.
About Send Word Now
Headquartered in New York City, Send Word Now is the leading provider of on-demand alerting for crisis communication. The company's easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification solutions and mobile applications are used by businesses, government agencies, universities, and non-profit organizations to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication when it is needed the most.
Send Word Now's enterprise-class notification system is capable of transmitting tens 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. Send Word Now was recently awarded "2013 Notification System of the Year" by DRI International, and also received the 2013 Small Business Achievement Award from DHS for its work with FEMA.
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