Metromile’s Dan Preston Honored with Owler Top Rated CEO Award

SAN FRANCISCO (June 7, 2017) – Metromile, the leader in pay-per-mile car insurance in the U.S., is proud to announce that CEO Dan Preston was recently recognized as one of the Top CEOs in Insurance in the 2017 Owler Top Rated CEO Awards, where he landed at number 17.

For the first time, Owler is honoring the top-rated CEOs on their platform. CEOs were rated by members of the Owler community, who have collectively contributed more than a quarter million ratings this year. Owler analyzed those ratings, ultimately distributing 1,000 awards to the highest rated CEOs from over 167,000 CEOs on Owler. Winners span from 50 cities and 25 industries worldwide. Dan Preston was in good company, making the list alongside Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Jack C. Salzwedel of American Family Insurance, and Barry L. Stowe of Jackson National.

“The 2017 Owler Top Rated CEO Awards are a true market view of the most esteemed CEOs,” said Jim Fowler, CEO at Owler. “These winners are truly the best of breed: they beat out the other 99.4 percent of leaders on our platform to win a coveted 2017 Owler Top Rated CEO Award.”

The 2017 Owler Top Rated CEO Awards provide a complete market view of a CEO’s rating, which includes ratings from employees, competitors, followers, and general Owler users.

Metromile is revolutionizing the auto insurance world with pay-per-mile insurance—allowing drivers to pay for the miles they drive, without judgment of driving style or behavior. Its mission is to empower drivers through a more informed car ownership experience. Dan leads Metromile’s vision to connect the world’s cars and revolutionize the services that support car ownership. Most recently, he was the co-founder and CTO of AisleBuyer, a mobile retail innovator that was acquired by Intuit in April 2012. Additionally, he has published several research papers in machine learning with applications such as astrophysics, remote sensing, and computer vision. Dan has a Master’s in Computer Science from Stanford University and a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Brandeis University.

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About Owler
Owler is the world’s largest community-based business insights platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts. Owler is powered by an active community of 1 million business professionals who contribute unique business insights such as competitors, private company revenue, and CEO ratings. From startups, all the way to large enterprises (including 96% of the Fortune 500), CEOs, salespeople, marketers, product managers, and all types of business professionals use Owler daily.

Launched in 2014, and funded by Norwest Venture Partners and Trinity Ventures, Owler is headquartered in San Mateo, CA with offices in Spokane, WA, and Coimbatore, India.

About Metromile
Metromile is revolutionizing car insurance through technology with its pay-per-mile insurance model. By offering affordable car insurance, transparent pricing based on the miles you actually drive, data to optimize how you use your car, and instant access to detailed vehicle diagnostics via the driving app, Metromile is transforming car insurance — and car ownership — to be more intelligent, seamless, and accessible than ever before. Metromile is expanding across the US, and currently empowering drivers in California, Illinois, New Jersey, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington. For more information, visit

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