Federated Sample, the New Orleans market research technology platform, recently hired Andy Ellis as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. In his role, Ellis will join Federated Sample’s executive team and be tasked with growing the company’s licensing business model.
Ellis joins Federated Sample with over 15 years of experience managing fast-growth, progressive companies in the Market Research industry. Most recently, Ellis served as Greenfield Online’s Managing Director of Europe and Asia-Pacific where he was part of the executive team responsible for building the company into a global, 600+ employee, publicly traded company as well as the ultimate sale of the business to the Microsoft Corporation in 2008 for $486 million.
“It is great to have someone of Andy’s caliber and experience join our executive team,” commented Federated Sample CEO and Founder, Patrick Comer. “Andy’s unique experience and understanding of how to guide fast-growing technology companies along with his deep knowledge of the data collection space provides a distinct operating advantage to both us and our customers.”
Federated Sample raised $2.8 Million in its Series A last fall.