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Riverside Research is a not-for-profit scientific research institution. It conducts independent research in machine learning, trusted systems, optics and photonics, electromagnetics, plasma physics, radio frequency systems, and biomedical engineering. The company provides technical advisory and engineering support to government entities, public agencies, and private subcontractors in the national security and intelligence sectors.

HQArlington, VA, US
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)476
Revenue (FY, 2018)$97.5 M(+8%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Riverside Research

Steven R. Omick

Steven R. Omick

President and CEO
John L. Giering

John L. Giering

Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson

Executive Director of Intelligence and Defense Solutions
Kathie Powers

Kathie Powers

Elina Yakubov

Elina Yakubov

Director of Human Resources
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Riverside Research Office Locations

Riverside Research has offices in Arlington, Beavercreek, Centreville, Champaign and in 3 other locations
Arlington, VA, US (HQ)
2900 Crystal Dr
Beavercreek, OH, US
2640 Hibiscus Way
Centreville, VA, US
5870 Trinity Pkwy #610
Champaign, IL, US
1902 Fox Dr
Lexington, MA, US
70 Westview St
Melbourne, FL, US
3000 N Wickham Rd STE 6
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Riverside Research Financials and Metrics

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Riverside Research total Funding

$8.7 m

Riverside Research latest funding size

$8.70 m

Time since last funding

7 years ago
Riverside Research's latest funding round in August 2013 was reported to be $8.7 m. In total, Riverside Research has raised $8.7 m
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Riverside Research Revenue

Riverside Research's revenue was reported to be $97.48 m in FY, 2018 which is a 7.3% increase from the previous period.

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Riverside Research Revenue Breakdown

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Riverside Research revenue breakdown by business segment: 99.0% from Program services and 1.0% from Other

Riverside Research Cybersecurity Score

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Riverside Research News and Updates

Riverside Research Presents Highest Organization Honors to 10 Employees

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Riverside Research presented their organization's highest honors to ten very deserving employees on May 9, at the City Club of Washington. Every year, the organization selects a number of employees to receive either the Lawrence H. O'Neill Award...

Riverside Research Welcomes Two New Members to Their Board of Trustees

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Riverside Research is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Gisele Bennett and Mr. Alfred Grasso to its Board of Trustees. Dr. Bennett is a senior executive with a strong background in both basic and applied research and development across...

Riverside Research Contributes in GEOINT Lightning Talks

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As a not-for-profit serving the defense and intelligence communities, Riverside Research is excited to exhibit in this year's 2019 Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Symposium and present two lightning talks during the event. GEOINT takes place at...

Riverside Research performs Hall-effect thruster experiments to investigate more efficient uses of plasma in propulsion

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A critical part of successful space-based missions is ensuring that a satellite can attain and maintain its required orbit and orientation. These maneuvers, known as "station-keeping," rely on precise and repeatable firings of a satellite's...

Riverside Research Supports DoD and Joint US Service with C4 Expertise

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Riverside Research was recently awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to support a broad range of defense and intelligence research, development, and operational missions. Under the scope of the BPA, Riverside Research will provide Command,...

Riverside Research Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Riverside Research founded?

    Riverside Research was founded in 1967.

  • Who are Riverside Research key executives?

    Riverside Research's key executives are Steven R. Omick, John L. Giering and Michael Nelson.

  • How many employees does Riverside Research have?

    Riverside Research has 476 employees.

  • What is Riverside Research revenue?

    Latest Riverside Research annual revenue is $97.5 m.

  • What is Riverside Research revenue per employee?

    Latest Riverside Research revenue per employee is $204.8 k.

  • Who are Riverside Research competitors?

    Competitors of Riverside Research include Noblis, Anhui Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics and Georgia Tech Research Institute.

  • Where is Riverside Research headquarters?

    Riverside Research headquarters is located at 2900 Crystal Dr, Arlington.

  • Where are Riverside Research offices?

    Riverside Research has offices in Arlington, Beavercreek, Centreville, Champaign and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Riverside Research have?

    Riverside Research has 7 offices.