This morning, Crain’s Chicago Business released their Fast 50 list, acknowledging Chicago-area companies with impressive growth and revenue over the last year. Gogo earned a spot and received top accolades for being the biggest Chicago-area employer on the list along with the second highest 2016 revenue on the list. View the complete Fast 50 list.
Eligible companies needed to be headquartered in the seven-county area of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will in Illinois, and Lake County in Indiana, and have a 2016 revenue of at least $15 million. Qualifying companies also had to have revenue growth from 2015-2016 and no more than one year of declining revenue from 2011-2015. Gogo’s 2016 revenue was $596.6 million with 5-year growth of 272.5 percent.