Scott G. Stephenson is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Verisk Analytics. During his tenure as CEO, Verisk was added to the S&P 500 Index and was named to the World’s Most Innovative Companies list in 2015 through 2017 by Forbes magazine. In 2015, Institutional Investor named Mr. Stephenson the number one CEO among sell-side analysts in Verisk’s industry category. He became chief operating officer of Verisk in 2008 and president in 2011.
Before joining Verisk, Mr. Stephenson was a senior partner with The Boston Consulting Group, a global management consulting firm. He also served as an advisor to Silver Lake Partners, a technology-oriented private equity firm. Earlier in his career, Mr. Stephenson designed components for missile propulsion systems.
Mr. Stephenson is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where he received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering, and the Harvard Business School, where he received a master of business administration degree.
Mr. Stephenson has served on several civic and charitable boards, including the Data Science Institute at the University of Virginia, where he and his wife established the Stephenson Chair in Data Science. He is an elder of Central Presbyterian Church in New York City.