Bruce Hansen, chairman of Verisk’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee chair, has been a director since May 2015. He brings three decades of experience building companies across the big data, AI/analytics, and fin-tech industries. He also has significant corporate governance expertise at both public and private-equity-backed companies.
Mr. Hansen spent ten years as chairman and CEO of ID Analytics, a company he co-founded and built into a high-growth firm serving 280 enterprises and 5 million customers. Before that, he was president of HNC Software, Inc., a publicly traded company, and held executive roles at the Center for Adaptive Systems Applications (CASA) Inc., CitiGroup, ADP, and JPMorgan Chase.
In 2007, Mr. Hansen was named Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year (San Diego) and one of four national finalists for Ernst & Young’s U.S. Entrepreneur of the Year. In 1998, he was named the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Entrepreneur of the Year.
Mr. Hansen holds an MBA in finance from The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a BA in economics from Harvard University.
Mr. Hansen also serves on the Board of Directors of publicly-traded LivePerson and privately held RevSpring, Inc. and GDS Link. Previously, he has been on the boards for Performant Corp, the San Diego Venture Group, MITEK Systems, and Zyme. He’s also an active member of the National Association of Corporate Directors.
Committees: Executive (Chair)