Keen Decision Systems Named to Inc. 5000 for Third Consecutive Year

Keen Decision Systems' HQ is located in The Frontier at Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. (Photo: Business Wire)

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--()--Inc. Magazine today revealed Keen Decision Systems reached 1,601 on its 2021 list of the fastest-growing private companies. This marks the company’s third consecutive year on Inc.’s prestigious ranking.

Keen entered the listing in 2019 at 3,200, moving up to 2,308 in 2020 and now beating its debut by half in 2021.

“I am incredibly proud of our company’s tremendous, sustained growth trajectory, which is grounded in our commitment to the success of the clients we serve,” CEO and co-founder Greg Dolan said. “Our future-focused marketing planning platform radically changes and de-risks the way marketing decisions get made and the value they deliver. As more marketers experience the power and necessity of AI/machine-learning enabled guidance to navigate the increasingly complex marketing-investment decision making process, the adoption of Keen’s solution continues to accelerate. We also are fortunate to have an outstanding, committed team that works tirelessly to deliver value to our clients.”

Companies on the 2021 Inc. 5000 proved to be especially resilient given 2020’s unprecedented challenges, achieving a three-year average growth rate of 500+ percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue reached $11.1 million, accounting for more than 610,000 jobs over the past three years.

“The 2021 Inc. 5000 feels like one of the most important rosters of companies ever compiled,” says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. “Building one of the fastest-growing companies in America in any year is a remarkable achievement. Building one in the crisis we’ve lived through is just plain amazing.”

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region and other criteria can be found at

About Keen

Keen Decision Systems investment decision solution helps innovative marketers learn from the past, imagine the future and create immediate impact. Named ClickZ’s Best Predictive Analytics Platform, Keen’s future-focused marketing planning solution has helped clients deliver a 41 percent improvement in marketing contribution over the past 52 weeks. Based in Research Triangle Park, N.C. Keen manages approximately $2 billion in marketing dollars for leading brands under companies such as Post, Smithfield Foods, Yasso and 3M, among others. Connect at, and on LinkedIn.


Nanette Kirsch, VP of Marketing

Release Summary

Keen Decision Systems named to Inc. 5000's list of America's fastest-growing private companies for the third consecutive year.



Nanette Kirsch, VP of Marketing