HazardHub Hires Geospatial Expert Joe Litchfield as Chief Data Officer

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Industry veteran and geospatial data expert poised to take HazardHub to a new level of growth.


HazardHub, the nation’s fastest growing supplier of geospatial risk data, has announced that geospatial veteran Josef Litchfield has joined the company as Chief Data Officer.

Brady Foust, Chief Scientist of HazardHub, says, “In order to expand HazardHub’s science and point data, we needed someone who is skilled at geospatial data acquisition. We’re bursting at the seams with ideas about improving hazard data. Joe’s experience, expertise, and skill with geospatial data is a welcome addition to the HazardHub team."

Joe adds, “I am incredibly excited to join HazardHub. They are far and away the most innovative and aggressive company in the geospatial hazard data market. I’ve been impressed with what HazardHub has been able to accomplish in the last year and look forward to accelerating HazardHub’s fantastic growth. My goal is to make HazardHub’s complex geospatial risk data easy to consume, understand and integrate.”

Bob Frady, CEO of HazardHub, says, “HazardHub publishes more than 40 separate databases from over 700 sources that go far beyond traditional cat-model derived risks including elements like hydrant locations, underground storage tanks, toxic release sites, and probabilistic lightning strikes. In order to continue our growth, we needed someone with far-ranging data expertise. Adding someone of Joe’s caliber is a testament to the great work we’re doing at HazardHub. We’re committed to not only creating fantastic products that power our client’s success, but also to create an invigorating place to work. Joe’s vast experience with geospatial data fills a key need for HazardHub. I’m looking forward to working with Joe to create the next generation of geospatial hazard data.”

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About HazardHub

Air. Fire. Water. Earth. Man Made. HazardHub is the only third-generation provider of property-level hazard risk databases spanning the most dangerous perils in the continental United States. HazardHub translates huge amounts of geospatial digital data into easy to understand answers, providing easy to comprehend risk scorecards that are used to make real world decisions. Our team of scientists provide comprehensive, and innovative, national coverage for risks that destroy and damage property.

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