Vikas Vats

Chief Analytics Officer, Verisk Analytics

Vikas Vats

Vikas Vats is chief analytics officer at Verisk, supporting the company’s business verticals in their analytic efforts; ensuring that Verisk’s analytic capabilities, methods, and community are world-class and always improving; and driving the commercialization of new products.

Mr. Vats also leads Verisk’s Innovative Analytics, Joint Development Environment, and Verisk AI teams, creating new solutions using data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence to bring innovative products to market. He has particular interest in cognitive analytics and the advancement of the company’s AI-based analytics solutions.

Previously, Mr. Vats was vice president of analytics solutions for Verisk. His entrepreneurial and executive experience span data analytics, insurance, life sciences, telecom, and the oil and gas industries, including product and engineering roles at Motorola, field engineering at Schlumberger, and entrepreneurial leadership roles at marketRx and Medmeme.

Mr. Vats received his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and his master of business administration degree in marketing, management strategy, and entrepreneurship from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.