Under New CEO, Premise Brings Crowdsourced Research to Government

Under New CEO, Premise Brings Crowdsourced Research to Government

The company pays users for taking photos, walking certain routes, or answering questions that help government fill knowledge gaps.

Maury Blackman, the former CEO of Accela, has emerged as the new CEO of a rising analytics company that aspires to bring crowdsourced data and predictive capabilities to local government.

Blackman took the helm of the analytics company Premise this week, and at a press event at the company’s headquarters in San Francisco on Wednesday he is expected to meet with mayors and other elected officials from major cities to demo the Premise platform.

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