Windward fuses big data, AI and shipping expertise to make the seas safer, and help the maritime ecosystem thrive. Its AI-driven insights help organizations stay ahead of the game, enabling companies to comply with sanctions; assisting governments in curtailing smuggling and people-trafficking; and helping marine insurers optimize risk selection and improve profitability. Founded in 2010, the company is backed by leading figures from the worlds of business and security, including former BP CEO, (Lord) John Browne; Salesforce Chairman & CEO, Marc Benioff; and former CIA Director, David Petraeus. The company is headquartered in Tel-Aviv, with offices in London and Washington D.C.
Windward captures, cleans and fuses data from multiple sources – including clients’ own proprietary data – applying Artificial Intelligence to analyze how vessels behave. This allows users to see patterns of activity in context, and understand what they specifically mean for their organizations.