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GroundMetrics, Inc

Advanced survey and monitoring services for oil, gas (fracking monitoring) and geothermal exploration and production utilizing proprietary sensor technology.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location San Diego, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2010
  • Employees 15
  • Website

Company Summary

GroundMetrics sells survey and imaging services directly to oil & gas companies. Services consist of deploying proprietary sensors on oil & gas fields to acquire subsurface data. On average only 1/3 of the oil is extracted from a reservoir and there is a need for better fracking monitoring technologies and methods. Better subsurface vision can be used to greatly enhance exploration and production. $1M revenue in 2013 with blue chip customers.


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    CEO & Director

    Mr. Eiskamp has successfully led the commercialization of two hi-tech sensor systems and has an extensive oil industry network. Previously he co-found, ran and sold CarCode Corp. George has a background in business management and strategic marketing consulting and is an experienced executive. He is versed at building strong relationships with industry players, early stages sales, and organizational development.

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    Andrew Hibbs
    CTO & Director

    Dr. Hibbs is a leading scientist and industrialist in the EM sensing community and is a prolific innovator. He co-found Quantum Magnetics, a pioneer in aviation security technology, which was acquired by InVision Technologies and then GE. He is on 11 sensor patents, plus a number of pending patents, has authored numerous publications and chapters in physics text books, and has won half a dozen notable innovation awards for sensor systems.

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    Carlos Heredia
    Corporate Secretary

    Business and transactional attorney specializing in structuring business ventures, financings and various commercial arrangements (e.g., licensing, distribution, sales agreements, etc.). He began his career as a Sr Financial Analyst for Allergan Pharmaceuticals and later moved into law, becoming a corporate finance partner at Baker & McKenzie and then Morrison & Foerster. He is currently a Principal at California Counsel Group.

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    CFO & EVP Operations

    Jeff began his career as a financial analyst with Fairfield Residential, a real estate development company with over $5 billion in assets under management. He ended his long tenure there as Director of Finance and Information Technology. Jeff later co-founded and ran iCampusAds, a mobile advertising software platform. More recently, he was the Financial Business Director at Mitchell International, a tech & services business with >$100M revenue.

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    Executive Advisor - future COO

    Omar is a 30 veteran of the oil & gas industry. He is co-founder and former CEO of RigNet (NASDAQ: RNET), where he built up a technology business within the industry from inception to IPO. The 1st half of his career was with Schlumberger, where he progressed from the field to various leadership positions, including a 7-year tenure as the Technical Manager for a $130M division. Omar brings a deep understanding of the global oil and gas industry.

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    Geological Advisor - Future Executive

    Kevin Rigsby has more than 28 years of experience in geological and geophysical prospecting utilizing magnetotelluric, electrotelluric and other geophysical methods. Kevin has been involved in the exploration and development of over 100 million barrels of oil, including the State Line/Arapahoe Morrow Sandstone field in Eastern Colorado/Western Kansas, and the Navigator Field in Texas. He holds a degree in Geology from Oklahoma State University.

Previous Investors

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    Founders - Common
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    Tech Coast Angels - Series A Preferred Rounds 1 & 2