Lightcast (formerly Emsi Burning Glass)

Lightcast is a global pioneer in the collection and big-data analysis of information on the labor market.  Formerly Emsi Burning Glass, Lightcast has more than two decades of experience providing detailed information about occupations, skills in demand, and career pathways. These market analytics are used by businesses, communities, and education institutions for their planning and decision-making.

Analytical tools are based on real-time data culled from over 65,000 sources daily. The database includes over 1 billion job postings and billions of other data points. These data are combined with curated input from other statistical sources such as government agencies, to result in a substantial database to develop information needed by many stakeholders.

Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, and Moscow, Idaho, Lightcast is active in more than 30 countries and has offices in the United Kingdom, Italy, New Zealand, Canada, and India.

Lightcast is backed by global private equity leader KKR.

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