President & CEO of Premise Data
Maury Blackman is CEO of Premise Data. Blackman is a tech executive with more than 25 years of experience leading high growth enterprise software companies. His industry experiences include government, construction, public safety, geospatial information, GPO’s, sharing economy services, and drone software. Blackman joined Premise in 2017; under his leadership the company has seen 661% revenue growth. In November 2020, Premise was named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, a list of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Premise is the 35th fastest-growing company in the Silicon Valley region and is 182nd on the overall list. Before joining Premise, Blackman was CEO at Accela, a civic tech company aimed at moving citizen transactions from city hall to online and mobile services. He joined the company in 2000 as the VP of Sales and Marketing and then assumed the role of CEO in 2007. To support strategic initiatives and growth, he raised more than $300M in financing from family offices, private equity, and senior debt. The capital from these raises was deployed to build out an enterprise offering, expand internationally, and execute an M&A strategy that closed 10+ acquisitions in 24 months. Prior to joining Accela, Maury worked for Investools (NASDAQ:IEDU) where he served in several executive positions from 1993 to 2000. At Investools, he first joined as an Account Executive and was later appointed Vice President, Business Development charged with selling data and content to brokerage firms and internet service providers in the nascent dot-com era. In this capacity, he built a dynamic portfolio of accounts that included Charles Schwab, Fidelity, AOL, and Netcom Online Communications. For his accomplishments at Accela, Blackman was recognized by Government Technology as one of its Top 25 Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers in 2015. In 2016, Ernst and Young awarded him the prestigious Northern California’s Entrepreneur of the Year. Maury holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Houston and was a commissioned field artillery officer in the United States Army, serving on both active and reserve duty for 10 years. Maury maintains an active lifestyle and is an eleven-time Ironman finisher, including the 2008 and 2013 Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona.
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