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CHICAGO, June 29, 2016 – Origami Risk, the award-winning risk management Software as a Service (SaaS), has appointed Eric Espeseth as chief information officer.

“We are constantly looking for new ways to leverage technology on behalf of clients, both by creating innovative and secure solutions to address evolving client needs, and by driving efficiency throughout our operations so our employees can maintain their focus on client service and satisfaction,” said Robert Petrie, CEO, Origami Risk. “Eric’s extensive work with risk management information systems during his career and his close involvement with cloud-based solutions make him ideally suited to help Origami Risk continue to set standards for innovation and service. We’re delighted to welcome him to our team and look forward to his contributions to our growth and service excellence.”

Mr. Espeseth, who is based at Origami Risk’s headquarters office in Chicago, has more than 20 years of experience in information technology—most of which has been devoted to risk management information systems and evolving cloud-based technology solutions. He spent nearly 16 years with Marsh & McLennan Companies and the firm’s CS STARS operating subsidiary (now known as Marsh ClearSight). Most recently, he worked within the data protection solutions Midwest division of EMC, a global cloud computing, data storage, IT security and big data firm. He worked with customers to enhance and automate data protection, disaster recovery and application availability.

He earned a B.A degree in communications and a master’s degree in communication and information studies (information systems) from Rutgers University.

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About Origami Risk, LLC Origami Risk was founded by industry veterans committed to designing intuitive web-based software that streamlines how risk, insurance and claims data is collected, analyzed and shared—ultimately helping users to be more productive and manage the total cost of risk for their organizations or for their clients. Origami Risk has consistently been ranked the top RMIS Provider in Advisen’s annual RMIS Review; and in 2011 and 2016, it received the Business Insurance Innovation Award for leadership, inventiveness and ingenuity in risk management products and services. To learn more about Origami Risk, visit, or contact Origami at