The Pivot Breath Sensor is now available for purchase. Learn more »
Pivot Culture

Pivot Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020

March 11, 2020
By Pivot

Carrot Inc.*, the maker of Pivot, has just been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020 as the number 5 Wellness vendor. The list honors the businesses making the most profound impact on both industry and culture, showcasing a variety of ways to thrive in today’s fast-changing world.

“I’m thrilled that Pivot has been recognized for the innovation we are bringing to people who smoke,” said Busy Burr, Carrot’s Chief Commercial Officer. “As a digital health company focused on engaging and empowering millions of people to quit smoking, innovation is critical to our mission and we’re honored to receive this recognition.”

Here are some highlights from Carrot’s journey with Pivot so far:

  • 2017: The Pivot carbon monoxide-measuring breath sensor becomes the first of its kind to gain FDA clearance.
  • 2019: Nearly 1 in 3 (32.4%) Pivot users achieve a successful quit in a clinical study. In the same study, six out of 7 participants (85.7%) indicate that Pivot increased their motivation to quit.
  • 2019: In a survey of Pivot users, 81% agreed that Pivot is better than any other quit smoking tool they’ve ever tried.
  • 2020: Pivot launches solution to help end the vaping epidemic.

This year’s Fast Company list provides both a snapshot and a road map for the future of innovation across the most dynamic sectors of the economy.

Pivot is primarily available to people who smoke through self-insured employers and health plans. Learn more about the Pivot program here.

*Pivot Health Technologies Inc. was previously known as Carrot Inc. and changed names in 2022.

Yellow swirl illustration

Coach Corner
Conquer Your Fears of Quitting Smoking and Weight Gain
Discover How to Break Free From the Stress and Smoking Cycle
Panicking About Setting a Quit Date? Discover These Tips to Ease Your Mind