We are Equifax

Our dedicated team of 13,000 people around the world is united by a singular purpose: helping people live their financial best.
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Who We Are

As a global data, analytics, and technology company, we play an essential role in the economy by helping companies in diverse industries such as automotive, communications, utilities, financial services, fintech, healthcare, insurance, mortgage, professional services, retail, e-commerce, and government agencies, make critical decisions with greater confidence. 

Our unique blend of differentiated data, analytics, and technology lets us create the insights that power decisions to move people forward. We help businesses provide a seamless and positive experience during life’s pivotal moments — like applying for a job or mortgage, financing an education, or buying a car.

See What We Mean

How does Equifax positively impact some of life’s most pivotal moments? Watch this video to learn how we help move people forward by powering our customers with the insights they need to make smarter decisions for their customers, and for consumers around the world.

13,000

Employees

25

Countries

Atlanta

Headquarters

122 Years

Brand Heritage

$3.1M

Philanthropic Giving

EFX

NYSE Ticker Symbol

$4.9B

2021 Revenue

40%

Diversity in U.S. Employees
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Our Purpose

Our purpose is to help people live their financial best. We strive to create economically healthy individuals and communities everywhere we do business. In a single year, our unique data and analytics change millions of lives across the world.

In 2021:

13.5M
Latin American consumers gained access to credit
8.1M
People in the United States secured a loan to further their education
12.3M+
Completed know-your-client verification checks for customers in Canada
21.7M
Consumers in the United States secured a mortgage or a home equity loan
2.8B+
Consumer credit card files were delivered to United States lenders
2.2M
Helped United Kingdom consumers get a credit card
BASED ON RESULTS FROM JANUARY-DECEMBER 2021
Sources: Data and analytics captured by Equifax business units (U.S. Information Solutions, Workforce Solutions, and International)

Our Values

Our values express who we are, how we work and the behaviors that support our company, our vision and our purpose. They serve as guiding principles for our global team.

Do the Right Thing

Be leaders in security and trusted data stewards. Lead with integrity, be personally accountable. Hold high standards in markets around the world.

Customers First

Exceed customer expectations every day. Deliver value and quality so we grow together. Aspire to be our customers' first call.

Say/Do

Deliver results and play to win. Drive excellent execution. Have a sense of urgency, agility and grit.

One Equifax

Work together as one global team. Assume best intentions from each other. Foster optimism and have fun together.

Grow and Innovate

Be intellectually curious and insights driven. Optimize data and technology to sustain leadership. Drive scalable, profitable growth.

Live Our Best

Take initiative to develop ourselves, and others. Value diversity of experience and thought. Proudly show Equifax spirit at work and in communities.

Our People

At Equifax, we are focused on nurturing our people — our most valuable asset. We are committed to providing meaningful opportunities for training and development, to supporting our next generation of leaders, to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment, and to continuously growing our culture of employee engagement and recognition.

One Team

We are a group of the best and brightest in our fields. Our team of experts encourage each other to be our best and are passionate about helping people.

Succeeding Together

Your growth is our team’s success. We recognize and reward our team’s achievements, and our people are as diverse as the 25 countries we operate in and the thousands of career opportunities we offer.

Powered by the Equifax Cloud

We've transformed our company and how we work with the Equifax Cloud™, bringing our team the agility, flexibility and opportunity to innovate faster.

Our Business at-a-Glance

Business Units

Equifax serves consumers and business customers through three business units. Each business unit focuses on the needs of unique market segments, putting customers first in everything they do. They are each aligned to our strategic priorities — accelerating innovation and driving new products and services built on the Equifax Cloud.

Sid Singh

President, U.S. Information Solutions

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Sid Singh
President, U.S. Information Solutions

Sid Singh is President of U.S. Information Solutions at Equifax. In this role, Singh is responsible for leveraging the company’s unique data assets, technology, analytics and expertise to create unparalleled insights to help businesses and consumers make more informed financial decisions.

Singh joined Equifax from Global Payments Inc., where he served as group president of Integrated Solutions & Vertical Markets and was instrumental in developing the technology and software-led business strategies that helped transform the company into a highly differentiated payments leader. Singh also led the acquisition and integration of multiple businesses, and held executive leadership roles there including Senior Vice President of Global Product, as well as Vice President and regional head of Asia Pacific.

During his tenure with Global Payments, Singh was responsible for leading all aspects of the company’s international software business, including sales, marketing, product, research and development, and operations. He achieved strong financial results by opening new vertical markets, delivering advanced analytics platforms, and developing new solutions in multiple industry verticals.

Singh has also held senior management positions with HSBC and Citibank. He currently serves on the Boards of Paya, a U.S. payment processor; VantageScore LLC; and the Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA).

Singh holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Punjab Technical University and an MBA from the Institute of Management Technology.

U.S. Information Solutions

Providing U.S. consumers and businesses with a wide range of solutions  — from consumer credit monitoring and identity theft prevention to business risk information, commercial identity & fraud solutions, financial marketing and analytical services.

Rudy Ploder

President, Workforce Solutions

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President, Workforce Solutions

Rudy Ploder is President of Workforce Solutions. This Equifax business unit is a leading provider of human resource, compliance, analytics and verification services. An insights-driven organization, Workforce Solutions helps U.S. employers strategically manage their workforces and also helps credit lenders effectively mitigate risk.

Prior to leading Workforce Solutions, Ploder led U.S. Information Solutions at Equifax and was responsible for all U.S.-based services that provide businesses with consumer and commercial information and insights, specifically related to risk management, fraud, marketing and a variety of industry-specific solutions. Ploder also led the company’s International unit, with responsibility for all aspects of operations in 11 countries in Latin America, Europeand Canada.

Prior to Equifax, Ploder held executive positions with MCI, SkyTel Communications, MobileComm and SBC Communications, where he served in both corporate development and expansion-focused roles. 

Ploder holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering from Buenos Aires University, Argentina, and a master’s degree in business administration from Kansas State University.

Workforce Solutions
Partnering with thousands of businesses across the U.S. and government entities to provide human resource, employment, tax, management, and payroll-related services.

Lisa Nelson

President, International

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Lisa Nelson
President, International

Lisa Nelson is President of International at Equifax, accountable for more than $1 billion of annual revenues across 24 countries. She and her team provide consumer services and deliver insights fueled by unique data, analytics and technology to customers across several industries that include financial services, telco/utility, government, auto and corporate clients.

Previously, Nelson acted as Managing Director for two of the largest international regions, Canada and Australia/New Zealand. Most recently, she reinvigorated the recently acquired Australia/New Zealand business by focusing on customers and engaging the team in Equifax's global transformation initiative.

Prior to joining Equifax, Nelson was Vice President of Global Scoring Solutions for FICO, overseeing the sale and delivery of scoring services to clients worldwide. While at FICO, she held a variety of executive leadership positions within market strategy, product management, direct and channel partner sales, regulatory compliance and business operations. In addition to her work at FICO, Nelson held executive positions with FIS and Deluxe Corporation.

Nelson is a graduate of University of Minnesota, and earned her master’s degree in New Venture Management at the University of St. Thomas.

International
Leveraging unique data sources and analytics to provide consumers, business, government entities around the world with more access to credit and financial opportunity.

The Equifax Cloud

The Equifax Cloud™ is the foundation of our business. It is the result of our investment to create a world class enterprise-wide infrastructure tailored to highly regulated data workloads.
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Global Capabilities

Only Equifax has a powerful combination of differentiated data, advanced analytics, a cloud-native data fabric and scalable global platforms. Equifax brings unrivaled decision intelligence to a wide spectrum of global customers in industries ranging from lending and fraud detection and prevention to HR management, marketing and more.

Credit Risk

Gain more predictive power. Make smarter, faster decisions with direct access to superior data and analytics to understand business and consumer behavior for better lending outcomes.

Verifications

Confidently verify employment, income, and education information for credit products, mortgages, and government programs with more comprehensive insights delivered seamlessly and quickly.

Data-driven Marketing

Turn marketing precision into customer value with data-driven solutions and a unique understanding of household economics. From prospect identification and qualification through origination, and activation — we can help navigate each phase of the acquisition path.

Workforce Management

Deliver a great employee experience and meet compliance needs with award-winning HR technology that supports every stage of the employment life cycle; from talent acquisition and onboarding through active service and post-employment.

Identity & Fraud

Better insights mean better business. Gain visibility into customers and prospects at the point of interaction — verify and authenticate identity, assess fraud risk, understand device risk, and help ensure regulatory compliance. We offer powerful solutions to mitigate fraud risk.

Leader in Security

We’ve completely rebuilt our security and technology systems and are continuously investing in the very best processes, technology and protocols to secure your information.

We conduct rigorous, frequent and thorough technology and regulatory auditing which gives us full visibility into the data that is coming in and out of our environment.

A cloud-native technology stack provides the opportunity to exceed an on-premise security posture when combined with the implementation of our rigorous security controls.

We can quickly and more accurately devalue data to the point that it is useless to attackers.

Our state-of-the-art cyberfusion center and cybersecurity talent successfully defend against millions of threats every day.

Innovation

At Equifax, innovation is built into our data and analytics. Our data scientists, engineers and developers use artificial intelligence and machine learning to enrich the solutions our customers need to grow, protect and manage their businesses. We innovate with speed at scale to accelerate results for our customers and help them bring new opportunities to consumers.
300+
Active patents and current patent applications across the enterprise.
9M
More consumers with little to no credit history can gain access to credit when lenders use our patented explainable AI technology and alternative data.
 85
New products delivered in 1H 2021. 

Our Commitments

Inclusion & Diversity

At Equifax we enable an inclusive culture. Our team members are celebrated for their unique perspectives and contributions to a One Equifax employee environment where they can live their best, grow and lead.

Community, Foundation and Philanthropy

Through the Equifax Foundation, we help people live their financial best by supporting the financial wellbeing of the communities in which we live and work. We do this by leveraging our world class data and analytics solutions together with foundation resources in pursuit of building economically resilient communities.
In 2020, the Equifax Foundation gave nearly $1.7 million in direct grants and $840,000 in matching gifts to organizations of our employees’ choosing.

We believe that credit building can be a tool for tackling income inequality and decreasing the racial wealth gap. We are proud to have helped thousands of our neighbors through our multi-year partnerships with Greater Atlanta Builds Credit and St. Louis Builds Credit.

In addition to our significant relationships with Invest America, MoCaFi, Prosperity Connection, Quest Communities, the Tower Grove Neighborhood CDC and the Westside Future Fund, Equifax has heavily invested in the On the Rise Financial Center. Through On the Rise, we are helping people in the Atlanta area earn economic independence through free financial coaching, homebuyer education and money management tools.

Environment

At Equifax, we are reducing our global environmental impact by increasing the efficiency of our workplaces, enhancing our approach to utilizing our office space, managing our waste, optimizing our data storage strategy and managing our carbon footprint.