Carrot Inc.*, the maker of Pivot, has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020.
Carrot Inc. was listed 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.
The 2020 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.