Veteran Data Executive Devon Wijesinghe Joins Rapidly Growing Insurance Verification Company
March 1, 2023
Serial Data Entrepreneur Joins Insurance Verification Leader as President
Atlanta, GA, March 1st, 2023 – Evident, the leader in third-party insurance verification for enterprises, announced today that serial data entrepreneur Devon Wijesinghe has joined as President and Chief Commercial Officer of Evident.
In his role, Wijesinghe will help bring to life the powerful data that Evident produces and rapidly lead to broad commercial adoption of the solution.
Prior to joining Evident, Wijesinghe served as the President of CORL Technologies, an industry-leading third-party risk management data company. He led the subsequent investment by Primus Capital into CORL. Before his role at CORL Technologies, he served as CEO of another data company Insightpool, which merged with Trendkite and was later acquired by Cision (NYSE: CISN) for $225 million. Wijesinghe was also the co-founder of e-VERIFILE which grew into one of the largest privately held data software companies in the United States. e-VERIFILE was acquired by Yucaipa Equity, resulting in one of the most profitable exits ever for investors in a southeastern U.S. technology company.
“Devon brings exactly the experience that Evident needs to accelerate the expansion of our network and ultimately drive unprecedented outcomes for our customers. He’s not only an accomplished executive but his unique background is the perfect fit for our next stage of growth,” said David Thomas, founder, and CEO of Evident. “He has over 20 years of experience across the technology sector and brings a vision to Evident that matches the ambition of our company and our customers.”
“Evident has built a game-changing artificial intelligence offering for risk managers,” Wijesinghe said. “The data that comes from this will revolutionize the industry. There’s never been another technology company that I have been more excited about leading the next evolution of.”
Evident is the leading automated insurance verification and credentialing solution analyzing and ensuring vendors are compliant and meet Certificate of Insurance (COI) requirements. The world’s largest organizations rely on Evident’s game-changing technology to help them make fast and informed decisions about engaging new vendors, suppliers, franchisees, and other third-party partners without compromising their data privacy. Evident is a VC-backed technology startup, headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Learn more at evidentid.com
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