WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FiscalNote, the Washington DC-based company that dramatically improves the way organizations engage with government, today announced longtime LexisNexis executive Martin Kilmer as Chief Operating Officer. Kilmer brings expertise in global business management, product development and operations, having spent his career leading innovative legal information and analysis firms. He will also lead FiscalNote’s product development.
The move comes after a year spent building out the fast-moving startup’s executive team that included the company’s strongest quarter to date. In February, the company added longtime Obama Administration official Christopher Lu as a senior strategy advisor.
“Marty’s deep industry experience and substantial operational and product background will accelerate FiscalNote’s mission of becoming a positive disruptor in this space,” said Tim Hwang, FiscalNote CEO. “We are in a time of unprecedented global uncertainty. Meeting that challenge requires modern solutions at a global scale.”
Kilmer was most recently Vice President of Global Commercial Operations for LexisNexis, where he led global engineering teams in creating SaaS-based B2B platforms and coordinated global mergers & acquisitions. While VP of Product Platforms, he led the strategic business development for LexisNexis’ modern flagship research product and underlying infrastructure. He also held business-management, editorial and product development roles for companies in the portfolio, including Mathew Bender and Shepard’s. Kilmer began his career as an attorney.
“FiscalNote understands the power and potential of technology and data to unlock insights and magnify clients’ impact on governments, organizations and society,” said Kilmer. “This company’s opportunity is tremendous. It recognizes that entrepreneurship and experience must do more than merely co-exist, they can flourish. FiscalNote is poised for explosive growth.”
Kilmer joins a leadership team that has also been expanded to include top strategic and operational talent from data science, legal, enterprise technology, politics and global services, including VP of Research Vlad Eidelman, VP of Engineering Ajay Chadha, VP of Corporate Development and Acting General Counsel Arthur Karell, VP of Marketing Janet Hall, and VP of Client Success and Professional Services Taj Chada. Details on FiscalNote’s leadership team are here.
About FiscalNote GRM
FiscalNote created government relationship management (GRM) category a year ago with the first comprehensive engagement platform, services, and mobile application.
The platform is now the most effective tool for influencing Federal, state and local governments. It delivers contextual insights via elegant workflow and outreach tools that support an enterprise-based approach to modern government affairs – and the entire system learns over time. The platform’s proprietary analytics marry deep data mining and breakthrough machine-learning techniques.
More than 200 companies rely on FiscalNote GRM and its services. The platform automatically tracks and analyzes data on more than 1.5 million active pieces of legislation, 800,000 federal and state regulations, more than 19,000 legislators and their staffers, more than 10 million regulatory comments, more than 6,000 watch lists, and more than 125,000 individual entities. Data is automatically collected from more than 150 sources at least four times every day.
FiscalNote has reinvented influence – dramatically improving the way organizations build and manage their relationships with all levels of government, and empowering them to have maximum impact on legislation and regulation. The company has raised more than $30 million from prominent early-stage investors including Renren, First Round Capital, Green Visor Capital, MediaToday, NEA, Visionnaire Ventures, Steve Case, Mark Cuban and Jerry Yang/AME Cloud Ventures. More than 200 organizations use the company’s proprietary tools and services. The growing number of enterprise companies depending on FiscalNote – from startups through global multinationals – include Aetna, Akin Gump, Amazon, AstraZeneca, AT&T, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Bristol-Myers Squibb, DeVry Education Group, Dish Network, Expedia, Fidelity, Freddie Mac, HealthSouth, Illinois Tool Works, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft Foods, Microsoft, Pew Research, Sallie Mae, Salesforce, Schlumberger, Southwest Airlines, Staples, Tenet, Thomson Reuters, Walgreens and Whataburger. Non-profits and advocacy groups relying on FiscalNote include the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Code.org, Consumer Technology Association, the Information Technology Industry Council, Natural Resources Defense Council, National Education Association, and the University of Virginia’s Law School.
FiscalNote is a World Economic Forum (WEF) Technology Pioneer and CEO Tim Hwang is a WEF New Champion.