Forbes Ranks Verisk Analytics 18th Most Innovative Company in the World

By Chris Perini August 26, 2015

I am pleased to share with you that Verisk Analytics has been ranked 18 out of 100 on Forbes magazine’s 2015 list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies. Verisk ranked first among its industry counterparts in the Research & Consulting Services category.

“Most innovation rankings are popularity contests based on past performance or editorial whims,” according to Forbes. “We set out to create something very different with the World’s Most Innovative Companies list, using the wisdom of the crowd. Our method relies on investors’ ability to identify firms they expect to be innovative now and in the future.”

Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, energy, healthcare, financial services, government, and risk management. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, we draw on vast industry expertise and unique proprietary data sets to provide predictive analytics and decision support solutions in fraud prevention, actuarial science, insurance coverages, fire protection, catastrophe and weather risk, data management, and many other fields.

Our company employs more than 7,500 people worldwide, and members of its highly skilled workforce hold more than 630 advanced master’s degrees and doctorates in subjects ranging from actuarial science, mathematics, and computer science to physics, engineering, meteorology, and medicine. Verisk employees have also earned hundreds of certifications and professional designations in fields related to their work.

To view the Forbes complete list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies, click here.

To read more about the methodology used to rank companies, click here.


Chris Perini

Christopher H. Perini is vice president and chief marketing officer of Verisk Analytics. He oversees the company’s marketing and design services, corporate communications, and marketing communications. Mr. Perini’s responsibilities include branding, media relations, employee communications, Verisk’s websites, advertising, social media, market research, and strategic alliances.