Zachary Scheel, Rhumbix CEO

Zach Scheel is the co-founder and CEO of Rhumbix, a San Francisco-based startup focused on improving labor productivity and employee health & safety in the construction industry. Zach has more than a decade of construction project management experience across three continents.
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Lessons from the Battlefield - Part 1: Empowered Execution

Posted by Zachary Scheel, Rhumbix CEO on 5/3/17 10:57 AM

In 2003, General Stanley McChrystal took command of the United States' Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), an association of elite forces such as the Navy SEALS, Army Rangers, and Delta Force. His mission: to defeat al-Qaida in Iraq (AQI).

JSOC had technology, skills, and resources that were far superior to anything available to al-Qaida. Their outstanding troops and better organization gave them a clear, competitive advantage. And yet, by the summer of 2004, it was clear that while they were winning every individual firefight, they were still losing the war against al-Qaida.

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Topics: Construction Management, Craft Workers, Construction Productivity

​Rhumbix Feature Release: Foreman Feedback

Posted by Zachary Scheel, Rhumbix CEO on 4/4/17 10:30 AM

We’re thrilled to be announcing a fantastic new feature of our mobile app, Foreman Feedback, available today with our Rhumbix PRO offering. Foreman Feedback represents the critical next step in our product roadmap: closing the loop between the home office and the field by creating a two-way flow of communication with the foreman.

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Topics: Construction Technology, Construction Management, Craft Workers

Meet Rhumbix: Building Technology for the Blue Collar Workforce

Posted by Zachary Scheel, Rhumbix CEO on 11/15/15 10:05 AM


My co-founder, Drew DeWalt and I first met at Stanford Business School two years ago — and while that’s a founding story that could likely be said for many companies here in Silicon Valley, to us, that’s where the similarities to our startup story start and end.

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Topics: Construction Technology

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