Fast Company Names Crimson Hexagon Number Seven on “The 10 Most Innovative Companies in Web” List

Leading Social Intelligence Firm Recognized For Revolutionary Measurement of Consumer Opinions in Social Media

CAMBRIDGE, MA – March 16, 2011 – Fast Company named Crimson Hexagon (, a social intelligence company in the vanguard of online media monitoring and analysis, to ‘The 10 Most Innovative Companies in Web‘ list. The magazine lists Crimson Hexagon as the number seven top web innovator, citing its revolutionary technology and ability to go beyond traditional social media analysis to provide accurate, insightful social intelligence for corporate brands, financial services, media firms, marketing agencies and many others.

Crimson Hexagon joins companies like Twitter, Google, Foursquare and Microsoft on the top innovators list. Other web companies honored on the list include Zynga, Netflix, Tumblr, Stockwits and Conaco Productions.

‘Social media is changing the way companies learn from and understand their consumers,’ said Patricia Gottesman, CEO of Crimson Hexagon. ‘Crimson Hexagon is dedicated to helping our customers harness the strategic value of social media and use this data to make meaningful business decisions. We are thrilled by the recognition of Fast Company and to be included among the innovators on this year’s list.’

Crimson Hexagon provides social intelligence software and services to some of the world’s largest and most well respected companies across a variety of industry sectors. Powered by patent-pending technology originally developed at Harvard University’­s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, the Crimson Hexagon ForSight™ Platform overcomes the limits of traditional social media monitoring tools and market research. Crimson Hexagon delivers real-time analysis of how engaged online consumers truly think and feel about any identified topic.


Fast Company’s editorial team evaluated information on thousands of businesses across the globe to create the World’s Most Innovative Companies issue. Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies issue (March 2011) is on newsstands and available online at .


About Crimson Hexagon, Inc.
Crimson Hexagon, founded in 2007, is the leading social intelligence company for media, financial services, advertising, government and public affairs organizations. Powered by patent-pending technology developed at Harvard University’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, the Crimson Hexagon ForSight™ platform overcomes the limits of traditional market research by delivering a real-time view of how engaged online consumers truly think and feel about a brand or issue. For more information go to: or read the Crimson Hexagon Social Media Monitoring and Analysis blog:

About Fast Company
Fast Company is the world’s leading progressive business-media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethonomics (ethical economics), leadership, and design. Written for, by, and about the most progressive business leaders. Editor Robert Safian was named AdWeek’s Editor of the Year in 2009. Under the leadership of publisher Christine Osekoski, Fast Company made AdWeek’s Hot List for three consecutive years, and executive editor Noah Robischon has tripled traffic and revenue year over year. Fast Company is owned by Joe Mansueto, founder and owner of Morningstar, a leading provider of independent investment research.

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