Palisade Celebrates 30th Anniversary in 2014



Leader in Risk & Decision Analysis Software for 30 Years

In 2014, Palisade Corporation celebrates 30 years as the leading developer of risk and decision analysis software. Since 1984, Palisade has been committed to developing the world’s most robust, innovative, and comprehensive software and solutions for risk analysis and decision support. Today, @RISK and the DecisionTools Suite are used by over 93% of Fortune 500 companies, helping executives and managers to make better decisions every day.

Across 30 years, Palisade has been gratified to build strong relationships with industry leaders such as Unilever, Merck, Petrobras, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Procter & Gamble, CH2M Hill, Shell Oil, Anglo American, and BorgWarner. In addition to supplying the software that aids in high-stakes decision-making, Palisade provides training, technical support, and custom solutions so that our customers have the tools needed to make strong decisions in the face of uncertainty.

We wish our colleagues and clients a happy 2014, and look forward to new opportunities and success in our fourth decade.

Happy 2014 from all of us at Palisade!


Published by Randy Heffernan, CEO

For over 20 years, Randy has worked in nearly every department at Palisade, including sales, marketing, operations, and development. Working closely with sales and product teams, Randy has led product launches, enter new markets, and established Palisade offices in multiple new countries. During that time, the company has quadrupled in size and expanded its reach to become the dominant force in modern analytical decision-making and thought leadership. Randy's focus is to take Palisade to the next level in its 30+ year history. Building on a marketing-leading product and a world-class sales force, his aim is to lay the foundation for the next generation of accessible, powerful spreadsheet-based analytics and to reach segments who may not yet know the power these tools can bring. Randy holds a BS in Agricultural Economics and Business from Cornell University as well as an MBA from Cornell and Queen’s Universities.

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