Brian Crotty

Started with OPIS in 2002

Brian Crotty is General Manager of OPIS, a leading global data, analytics and information company serving energy and chemical markets. He joined Dow Jones in February as part of Dow Jones’ acquisition of OPIS from IHS Markit. Prior to joining Dow Jones, Brian was an executive vice president at IHS Markit, leading their $900-million Energy and Natural Resources Group.

Brian has extensive experience in commodity markets and running news, database, SaaS platform and analytics businesses. From 2002 to 2015, Brian was CEO of OPIS, leading several acquisitions and ultimately the sale of OPIS to IHS Markit.

Before joining OPIS in 2002, Brian spent eight years as a vice president at Hart Publications, an energy information company specializing in magazines and advertising supported events.

Brian is a journalist by trade, having spent his early years with OPIS covering downstream energy markets. He has a master’s degree in Journalism from American University and an undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University. He is a New York City native and now resides in Washington, D.C.