uSamp Adds Two New Members to Its Board of Directors
uSamp, a leading provider of technology and survey respondents used to obtain consumer and business insights, today announced that Alan Gould and Sean Moriarty have been added to its Board of Directors.
Gould is a Venture Partner with Greycroft Partners and currently serves on the boards of Crowd Computing Software and Netsertive. Recently, he was on the board of VIZU, which was acquired by the Nielsen Company in early July of 2012. Gould also serves on the boards of Harris Interactive and the READ Alliance.
As the founder and co-CEO of IAG Research, Gould built the company into the leading provider of engagement metrics in the television industry. After IAG was acquired by Nielsen, Gould created and served as CEO of Advertiser Solutions, a business unit of The Nielsen Company that provides end-to-end marketing solutions to larger and global advertisers.
“Matt Dusig and Gregg Lavin are pioneers in the market research industry,” said Gould, “and in a very short period of time, uSamp has become one of the essential insights platforms in the world. I am thrilled to be part of the uSamp team.”
Moriarty currently serves as Chairman of two LA-based technology companies, Triton Digital and Metacloud, and serves on the Board of Directors at Eventbrite and TuneIn, prominent Silicon Valley-based startups. He is also actively involved as a board member with two non-profit organizations, CoachArt and the Pat Tillman Foundation.
“uSamp is a company with extraordinary potential to change the way companies obtain business and consumer insights,” said Moriarty. “It’s exciting to work with a team that has the vision, ambition and experience to transform a large established industry.”
Moriarty was formerly the President and Chief Executive Officer at Ticketmaster, where he spent nearly 10 years, and served as COO and EVP of Product & Technology before becoming CEO. Prior to Ticketmaster, he was a member of the leadership team at Citysearch where his roles included Executive Vice President of Technology and Vice President of Internet Systems.
“We are happy to welcome Alan and Sean to the Board,” said Matt Dusig, Co-founder & CEO of uSamp. “They both have years of experience managing and leading companies, and we look forward to the contributions and unique perspective they will bring to uSamp to help us grow.”
uSampTM (www.uSamp.com) is a premier provider of technology and survey respondents used to obtain consumer and business insights. uSamp’s solutions and SaaS platform transform the way companies gain intelligence to make better, faster decisions about their products and services by tapping into uSamp’s 9 million-member global panel of survey respondents. Through uSamp’s proprietary technologies for self-serve sampling and survey authoring, companies have on-demand access to millions of profiled survey respondents. uSamp is based in Los Angeles, with five offices throughout the United States, Europe and India. The company has more than 185 team members worldwide, is ranked No. 11 in the 2011 Forbes America’s Most Promising Company List, and was named one of the fastest growing private companies in Los Angeles by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal and one of the best places to work by the Los Angeles Business Journal.
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