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Company creates technology jobs in Chicago

Posted on January 31, 2016

Prescient is opening a new HQ to create more technology jobs in Chicago.

The global risk management and technology company employs 60 people at its new, state-of the-art facility located at One Prudential Plaza and expects significant job growth in the coming years.

“It has been an exciting year for Prescient,” CEO David Walsh said. “Our move to Chicago has already resulted in significant growth and opportunity for our new commercial platforms. We have hired incredibly talented professionals who possess the ability to take our platforms to the next level.”

“We’ve seen a steady stream of tech companies choose to locate and expand in the city in order to access Chicago’s unmatched talent pool, and we welcome Prescient to our engaged business community,” said World Business Chicago President & CEO Jeff Malehorn. “The city’s workforce, paired with Chicago’s thriving business services sector, will allow Prescient to continue to grow and add jobs for Chicagoans.”

Prescient, previously headquartered in McLean, VA, combines leading-edge technology solutions and analysis to humanize intelligence and help clients mitigate enterprise-wide risks. The company’s 23,616-square-foot new facility supports operations for a comprehensive suite of due diligence, traveler safety and risk management services for domestic and international business.

“It has been an exciting year for Prescient,” CEO David Walsh said. “Our move to Chicago has already resulted in significant growth and opportunity for our new commercial platforms. We have hired incredibly talented professionals who possess the ability to take our platforms to the next level.”

The facility serves the company’s principal staff comprised of professionals from the intelligence, federal law enforcement, special operations, software engineering and business communities.

“We’ve seen a steady stream of tech companies choose to locate and expand in the city in order to access Chicago’s unmatched talent pool, and we welcome Prescient to our engaged business community,” said World Business Chicago President & CEO Jeff Malehorn. “The city’s workforce, paired with Chicago’s thriving business services sector, will allow Prescient to continue to grow and add jobs for Chicagoans.”

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