In this special edition of Smart Moves, get to know Kim Niederman, the new CEO of GlobalMeet
GlobalMeet, a leader in virtual event technology, announces Kim Niederman will serve as the company’s CEO. GlobalMeet’s event technology makes fully interactive, live events available for audiences numbering over 100,000. It is used by five out of the 10 largest US banks, half of Fortune 500 pharmaceutical and biotech companies and all Big Four Consulting Firms, which audit 90% of all Fortune 500 companies. Niederman, as CEO, will work to steer expand the company’s reach as the digital events space sees growth in market opportunities like never before.
Niederman has a reputation as a growth accelerator. He has proven himself skilled in refining products and go-to-market strategies that expand a company’s influence. Throughout his career, he has served as president at 8×8, CEO at FreeWave Technologies, Anagran and LongBoard and has held senior executive positions at Polycom and Cisco. Prior to joining GlobalMeet, Niederman successfully scaled five public and private companies, bringing many of them to an over one-billion-dollar market capitalization.
“I was drawn to GlobalMeet because of its extremely loyal customer base and highly rated solutions and services,” said Niederman. “I’m excited by the opportunity to expand GlobalMeet’s already unparalleled offerings by deploying innovative applications of AI and other emerging technologies. I look forward to building upon a world-class company that is poised to take the virtual events industry by storm.”
Pivotal Group, the company’s private equity sponsor, is working to find qualified and passionate leaders to assist GlobalMeet as it continues to expand its size and impact. “With Kim’s contemporary vision and determined approach, GlobalMeet will undoubtedly surpass the milestones that lay ahead,” says Francis Najafi, founder and CEO of Pivotal Group. “This crucial step for GlobalMeet reinforces its brand of being an innovative industry leader and will enable the company to focus on bringing to fruition its strategic roadmap, consistently creating value for customers over the long term. We are ecstatic to welcome him aboard.”