Data-Gathering Specialist Relies on a Global Gig-Economy Workforce

Data-Gathering Specialist Relies on a Global Gig-Economy Workforce

By Alexander Davis
Feb. 6, 2018 7:30 a.m. ET

Premise Data Inc., a data-gathering specialist that relies on a global gig-economy workforce, has tapped as its new chief executive a former CEO of government-focused tech startup Accela.

Maury Blackman will replace founder David Soloff, who is staying on as chairman of the board.

Mr. Blackman, who also will hold the title of president, will focus on expansion of Premise Data, which provides data and analytics in real-time to international organizations, governments and companies around the world. The company hires contract employees to collect a variety of data points via its mobile app.

San Francisco-based Premise Data has raised about $66 million from investors like Andreessen Horowitz, Social Capital and Google Ventures.

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