October 16, 2015 – New York City-based executive recruiter 680 Partners has placed Richard Chmiel as chief executive officer for Remote Systems Metrics. As CEO, Mr. Chmiel’s first priority will be to drive and scale sales and product development, and continue to extend its product and market leadership position.
Ross Freeman, 680 Partners CEO, led the search. Mr. Freeman works in partnership with a number of top venture capital and private equity firms and LBO funds to help build senior management teams, with a special emphasis on assembling management talent for software and technology companies. In addition to Remote Systems Metrics, 680 Partners has filled CEO positions for multichannel loyalty & analytics solutions provider Crowdtwist and social marketing optimization technology company Socialflow.
Mr. Chmiel is experienced in all facets of managing and growing an organization, and has been an executive at a number of leading data and analytics companies that serve RS Metrics’ customer base, including OneMarketData, Skyler Technology, BrokerTec USA, SunGard Trading Systems, and Bloomberg. Most recently, he was senior vice president of global sales and marketing at OneMarketData LLC, developers of the highly successful OneTick software platform, where he led substantial customer and revenue growth.
“Richard has great experience driving revenue growth and scaling software and data companies. We believe he has the perfect skill set to take RS Metrics to the next level,” said RS Metrics president and COO Tom Diamond. “The addition of Richard as CEO firmly positions RS Metrics as the clear market leader as we continue to expand our products and deepen our value to customers.”
RS Metrics provides investor and corporate clients with proprietary insights and data based on quantitative analysis of satellite and aerial imagery, overlaid with other open source information such as store locations, demographics and climate data. The company conducts large scale analysis of activity at most major retail chains, using its proprietary methodology and data models to produce valuable metrics.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media