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Clear Measure Names Steven Hickman Chief Executive Officer

18 Mar 2021

Clear Measure Names Steven Hickman Chief Executive Officer;

Expands Focus on Empowering Client Development Teams to Deliver Business Value

AUSTIN, Texas, March 18, 2021 – Clear Measure, a software architecture company, announced that Steven Hickman has been named CEO.  Hickman, previously the company’s VP of engineering, succeeds Jeffrey Palermo, who continues to serve as the company’s chairman of the board and chief architect. The company also announced that it is furthering its efforts to help empower development teams to work more efficiently and effectively.

“Steve has been instrumental to our growth over the past six years, and I’m very pleased that he has assumed the position of CEO,” said Palermo. “He’s the right executive at the right time to lead Clear Measure forward as we double down on our commitment to our customers’ in-house development teams. In the more than 20 years that I’ve known Steve, I’ve always been impressed by his leadership, wisdom and strong commitment to the customer.”

In his previous position at Clear Measure, Hickman was responsible for the delivery of quality software as well as attracting and growing a premier software engineering workforce.  Hickman received a Bachelor of Science in Computing Science from Sam Houston State University.

Heightened focus on empowering teams; linking technology with business goals

Clear Measure has expanded its focus as a strategic business partner, working closely to help in-house .NET development teams solve critical problems to move their businesses forward. Clear Measure’s proven methodologies, agile practices, and extensive experience in building and implementing DevOps solutions, help teams optimize their in-house resources and become self-sufficient. Through the process, Clear Measure works with in-house teams to develop a vision and software delivery plan, link technology goals with business goals, and implement best practices to overcome obstacles and achieve success.

“Our mission is to work alongside in-house development teams and empower them to achieve at the highest levels,” said Hickman. “We help prepare them to overcome the obstacles, bugs and delays that are part of the development process, and develop quality solutions quickly.  We know we have succeeded when our customers are running effective, self-sufficient teams that deliver critical value to the business.”

As part of its commitment to education and excellence at both the team and individual level, Clear Measure also offers trainings and workshops as well as free informational resources to the development community, including monthly webinars, architect tips, podcasts and blogs.

About Clear Measure

Founded in 2013, Clear Measure is a software architecture company that empowers development teams to become self-sufficient: moving fast, delivering quality, and managing systems with confidence. Clear Measure’s guidance to client development teams and management includes a focused business approach, innovative leadership strategies, and expertise in designing, building, integrating and modernizing software solutions. Clear Measure is headquartered in Austin, Texas.  More information is available at www.clearmeasure.com.