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Peter George

Chief Executive Officer

Peter G. George is a 30+ year leader in the security, software and networking industries.  As President and Chief Executive Officer of Evolv, he is a member of the Evolv Technology Executive Leadership Team. Prior to joining Evolv, Peter served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Fidelis Cybersecurity for over a decade, helping to structure and lead parts of the Global Executive Team, and increasing customer acquisition and retention. Prior to Fidelis Cybersecurity, he served as President and CEO of Crossbeam Systems, repositioning the company for market success through technology innovations and strategic partnerships in the security space. His experiences took him abroad as well, working for companies such as Nortel Networks, Bay Networks, and Wellfleet Communications in France. Peter serves on the Board of Directors of Corero Network Security PLC (LON: CNS). He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the College of the Holy Cross.

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Evolv & Schools: What You Need to Know

Unless and until the epidemic of gun violence in schools begins to subside, schools will continue to look at better ways to keep their community safe so the focus can remain on education and the social and emotional wellness of students, faculty, and staff. As a result of the rise...

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Gun Violence in America: A Survey on Americans’ Anxiety

In November 2021, we launched our inaugural report to look at the impact gun violence has on Americans’ lives. We wanted to understand whether a shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado impacted someone on the other side of the country; to measure Americans’ collective anxiety around the pervasive...

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Commemorating National Gun Violence Awareness Day and Remembering our Mission

Today, as we commemorate National Gun Violence Awareness Day, our communities are reeling from a series of tragic events – Buffalo, Uvalde, and now, Tulsa, among the many others. These tragedies serve as a reminder of how imperative it is to find solutions that will prevent future lives lost to...

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The Rise of Gun-Free Spaces in America

Today we released the results of our original research on the mental toll of gun violence in the United States. The news is not great. We must do better. Meaningful progress is within reach. It’s time for urgent, pragmatic action....

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The Momentum Builds with Record Revenue and Motorola Partnership

As we emerge from the pandemic, public health, safety, and security are driving structural changes to the way we interact with each other and the experience we demand in public environments. Not surprisingly, these structural changes are driving strong secular tailwinds for Evolv. ...

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Democratizing Security: Keeping People Safe

It’s not just a handful of extremists who are changing the threat landscape. While only a tiny minority of gun owners are infected with the extremist ideologies that the DHS is tracking, the fact remains that many of people around us every day are feeling threatened enough to arm themselves. This increases the risk of tragic escalations where misunderstandings and opportunistic conflict can quickly erupt into violence. ...

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The New Standard for Workplace Safety

One of the first responsibilities of an employer is to provide a safe workplace. It’s just the right thing to do. It’s also a good business decision, and a regulatory requirement (see OSHA Section 5). The COVID-19 pandemic has tested employers’ commitment to workplace safety. Many employers have passed the test and kept their people safe from the virus. However, as the virus yields to gradually rising vaccinations and workers return, they are being greeted by a second, often forgotten pandemic: workplace shootings. ...

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Decision Fuel for Smart Venues

Today we announced the latest advancements of Evolv Insights analytics, a crucial part of our Express product. These advancements will be generally available on October 8th, but first I’d like to offer a bit more context for why we are investing so much in data and analytics, and how we expect these investments to pay off for our...

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The Next Step in Democratizing Security

In view of today’s announcement, I wanted to provide a little more color about how this all relates to our mission and why this moment is so important to that mission. People who join Evolv, including me, come here because we want to make the world a safe place to...