Nicholas Daffan

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Nicholas Daffan

Nicholas Daffan is executive vice president and chief information officer of Verisk Analytics. He is responsible for technology strategy, operations, and delivery of data and analytics.

Before his current role, Mr. Daffan was chief information officer of Argus Information and Advisory Services, where he was responsible for the Argus Data Operations, Product Support, and Information Technology groups.

Before that, Mr. Daffan led the launch of the two newest Argus Syndicated Studies, the Deposit Account Payment Study (in the United States) and the Current Account Benchmarking Study (in the United Kingdom). He joined Argus in 2000 and has more than 15 years of consulting and information technology experience in areas including database architecture, process design, and programming.

Before joining Argus, Mr. Daffan was at Unisys Corporation, where he led a team partnering with Microsoft to implement SQL Server into the very large database space. He also worked at First Manhattan Consulting Group, focusing on retail banking strategy, management information systems, and risk management.

Mr. Daffan holds a bachelor of science degree in finance from Pennsylvania State University.