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Perry Rotella

Strategist and Operations Executive

Work experience

Apr 2013Present

Group Executive, Supply Chain Risk Solutions

Verisk Analytics
Executive responsible for growing Verisk's supply chain risk analytics business. Challenged with developing business strategy and go-to-market plan. Developed concept of “risk-adjusted supply chain optimization” based on existing Verisk catastrophe modeling and weather analytics capability. Secured paying development partners to help create minimal viable product. Leveraged Business Model Canvas to track value proposition, M&A opportunities and partnerships. Led acquisition of Maplecroft, Limited, a UK-based company, to realize missing geo-political and terrorism risk capabilities of the supply chain risk strategy. Drove valuation leading to a agreed upon purchase agreement. Sold strategic case to Verisk Board of Directors and led diligence effort. Acting CEO since deal closing on December 8, 2014. Developed 2015 financial and operating plan. Oversee P&L for 3E Company, a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics, responsible for driving margin improvement and top line revenue growth
Oct 2009Present

Senior Vice President and CIO

Verisk Analytics
Driving enterprise digital strategy, product development, and technology operations in the delivery of advanced analytic insights to Verisk customers. Achieved a comprehensive revamp of disparate technology organizations across Verisk consisting of more than 1,200 employees. Established federated model of IT governance for enterprise-wide decision-making. Created centralized managed service to leverage synergies. Distributed more than 200 developers into operatingunits to streamline customer facing technology support. Drove consolidation of data centers achieving significant cost savings and enterprise risk reduction. Implemented broad cultural change in the technology organization. Transformed cost allocation process to one that runs IT as a business, providing options to operating unit leaders with transparency of cost, value, and quality of service. Conceived of and rolled out a career path framework that has become the corporate standard. Transformed product delivery through enterprise adoption of the Agile software development methodology. Held EBITDA expense growth to 2.7% CAGR over a five year period ending December, 2014 while supporting additional 60% of revenue. Rolled out new capital expenditure management process that enables enterprise-wide prioritization and reduced expense. Member of five person executive Venture Capitalist committee chaired by the CEO that grants and oversees funding for internal venture initiatives. Oversaw the delivery of new inventions related to aerial imagery, vehicle telematics, supply chain compliance, healthcare fraud solutions, and insurance predictive analytics.