April 18, 2018 | IN Blog

HazardHub hires Geospatial Expert Joe Litchfield as Chief Data Officer

SAN DIEGO, CA – 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 that “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.”