Santa Clara, CA, December 9, 2021 — WeWork Inc. (NYSE: WE) (“WeWork”), one of the leading global flexible space providers, today announced a strategic partnership with the data science talent and location platform, Vertis. This partnership aims to leverage data to support members in solving some of the most challenging workplace-related roadblocks facing them today — from understanding where specific talent pools are growing in target markets to employee commute times impact on productivity.
The Vertis market intelligence platform weaves together billions of dynamic data points to help companies navigate the evolving talent and location landscape.
“We’re excited to partner with WeWork,” said Sam Hocking, President and Co-Founder at Vertis. “It is recognition that Vertis can help one of today’s most dynamic companies make business decisions that take into account billions of data points around talent pools, location and real estate, weaving them into the fabric of decision-making and ensuring that the move to hybrid conditions or flexible work, is being made in the most efficient way possible.”
Over the past few years, WeWork has leveraged its management software to provide a turnkey solution that enables companies and their employees to seamlessly embrace more hybrid and flexible work models. Now bolstered by the power of enterprise data, WeWork can more effectively meet the demand for flexible space immediately and at-scale — making them the partner of choice for dynamic businesses at a time when the workplace is being redefined.
“Now more than ever, we are seeing our Enterprise members’ growing need for flexible solutions, there is no longer one size fits all when it comes to office space” said Peter Greenspan, Global Head of Real Estate at WeWork. “This partnership with Vertis will support members with actual data to help make expedited decisions when it comes to real estate. Having visibility into where labor pool growth is happening or understanding commute times for employees allows business leaders to strategically plan for the evolving future of work.”
As the future of work evolves to further meet the needs of today’s workforce, data continues to power the decisions of tomorrow.
The past 18 months have fundamentally shifted the idea of the office, demanding a completely new approach to how businesses small and large think about their real estate footprint. As companies continue to navigate the changing needs in office space, WeWork continues to provide members flexibility at scale.The partnership with Vertis advances WeWork’s commitment to embracing flex and hybrid strategies in the workplace as companies look for the tools to manage how and where employees work across assets and markets, the value of data-driven insights in decision-making has never been higher.
WeWork (NYSE: WE) was founded in 2010 with the vision to create environments where people and companies come together and do their best work. Since then, we’ve become one of the leading global flexible space providers committed to delivering technology-driven turnkey solutions, flexible spaces, and community experiences. For more information about WeWork, please visit us at https://wework.com.
Founded in June 2020 by a deeply experienced team of serial entrepreneurs and data science experts, Vertis delivers dynamic insights to executive leaders in Human Resources and Real Estate across high-growth enterprises. The Vertis Market Intelligence PlatformSM brings together billions of data points to help companies create and execute their talent and location strategies with precision and confidence. Vertis’ proprietary intelligence gives customers and strategic partners unparalleled competitive advantages. Follow us on LinkedIn or visit www.vertis.ai.