Experian has been named among the top 100 most innovative companies in the world for the fifth year in a row by Forbes magazine. In the publication’s eighth annual list of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies,” Experian climbed to the rank of 57th and was amongst the top 10 most innovative companies headquartered in Europe.

Technology, innovation and new sources of data are fusing to create an unprecedented number of new ways to solve pressing business and consumer challenges. This accolade underscores Experian’s commitment to innovation and using the power of data and technology to transform lives, businesses and economies for the better.

Brian Cassin, CEO, Experian said “It is an honour to be recognised for innovation for the fifth year running. We have created a culture of continuous innovation focused on opportunities for businesses and consumers in today’s digital and data economy.”

Experian has jumped up 40 places in this year’s ranking, placing it alongside some of the world’s leading technology companies including Tesla, Netflix and Amazon. Forbes’ ranking identifies firms that investors believe to be innovative at present, and that will continue to achieve profitable new growth through innovation in the future. This recognition demonstrates investors’ confidence in Experian’s ability to innovate both today and in the years ahead.