Colorado Companies to Watch spotlight: BAIR Analytics
BAIR Analytics Inc.
Snapshot: The analytical software and service company provides tools and subject-matter expertise needed to identify, analyze and resolve problems. Its customers are public safety, national security and defense entities.
Leadership: Sean Bair has been president of the Highlands Ranch company since 1997, when it was founded. Revenues reached 68 percent in 2011 and are projected to rise 14 percent this year.
Work force: The company had 25 workers at the end of 2011 and expects to reach 35 this year.
Pivotal moment: As BAIR Analytics focused more on regional data sharing, mapping and analysis of crime data, it developed partnerships with the records database providers that house the data.
Technological edge: BAIR’s technologies automatically aggregate data from hundreds of data sources to improve communication between law enforcement, defense and the public.
Company culture: More than 60 percent of BAIR employees are former law enforcement officers, military personnel or crime analysts. Its philanthropic work includes a free service that helps law enforcement provide crime alerts, crime maps, and anonymous tips for the public. RAIDS Online serves millions of community members throughout the U.S.