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SurveyGizmo creates new executive position for product vision, Chief Product Officer


Founder and CEO Christian Vanek steps into new role directing product

a leading survey and data insights technology company, announced today
that founder Christian Vanek is assuming new responsibilities as the
firm's first Chief Product Officer (CPO).

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Christian Vanek, founder and Chief Product Officer at SurveyGizmo (Photo: Business Wire)

Christian Vanek, founder and Chief Product Officer at SurveyGizmo (Photo: Business Wire)

As CPO, Vanek will leverage his decades of software development
experience to focus on his vision for the future development of the
SurveyGizmo platform. This transition will empower SurveyGizmo to
continually make platform development decisions that stay ahead of the
data needs of its vast array of users.

"It is a pivotal time in our industry, and I am thrilled to refocus my
time and efforts on the development of our platform in order to continue
to bring groundbreaking capabilities to our customers in the survey and
data insights industry," says Vanek. "It has been an honor to lead
SurveyGizmo from its conception to an industry-leading, global company."

The CPO role will focus on utilizing insight from current customers and
the marketplace to lead the SurveyGizmo team in building features and
improvements that maintain the product's place in the top tier of data
analytics software. The data analytics market has seen unprecedented
growth in the last five years as organizations from Fortune 500
companies to small businesses have realized the potential of leveraging
data to drive internal decisions.

To ensure SurveyGizmo continues to remain an industry leader, co-owner
Bill Flagg has stepped in as Executive Chairman and CEO. With decades of
entrepreneurial experience and a proven track record for building
successful, sustainable companies, Flagg will oversee and collaborate
with the leadership team to drive the overall growth strategy.

"After working directly with Christian and the SurveyGizmo team for the
past 10 years in a consultative role, I am looking forward to taking an
even more active role in the company," states Flagg. "Data has never
been more important to business success, and I am thrilled to continue
bringing new, innovative data collection and analysis tools to companies
around the globe."

Vanek stepped into his new role on July 19.

About SurveyGizmo

Founded in 2006, SurveyGizmo is a powerful survey and data insights
platform that empowers business professionals to make informed
decisions. It provides survey software in over 205 countries, with
50,000 new surveys created and 7.5 million responses collected every
week for customers like FedEx, IBM, Microsoft, Bloomberg Television, GE,
and ESPN. SurveyGizmo is recognized as a leader in the survey and data
insights software industry for its innovation, service, and value. Visit
to learn more.

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