Big Ass Fans/Big Ass Light

Jamison Stoike

Haiku Home

Margaret Schwartz

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News Releases

Big Ass Light Bar Launches on Indiegogo

Lexington, KY – Dec. 7, 2016 – Big Ass Solutions (the parent company of Big Ass Fans) is building the world’s toughest and brightest battery-powered LED work light, and offering it first through Indiegogo…. Read more »

Big Ass Solutions Marketing Team Wins ACE Award

Lexington, Kentucky – Big Ass Solutions today announced it was named Marketing Team of the Year in the 2016 UBM Americas Annual Creativity in Electronics Awards. The awards program honors the people and companies behind… Read more »

Big Ass Solutions Brings Business to Houston

Houston, Texas - Sept. 15, 2016 - Big Ass Solutions, the parent company of Big Ass Fans, Big Ass Light and Haiku Home, has chosen Houston as the location of its new retail store and distribution… Read more »

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Company Info

Founded: 1999
Headquarters: Lexington, Kentucky
International reach: Products sold in more than 125 countries. International offices in Australia, Canada, Malaysia and Singapore.
Number of employees: 784
Revenue in 2014: $165 million
Revenue projected for 2015: $225 million
Fan diameters: 18 inches to 24 feet

Degreed engineers on staff: 75+
LEED-accredited employees: 50+
R&D spending: More than twice the industry average

Employee benefits: Employees’ average annual wages in 2014 exceeded the national average by more than 20% and Kentucky’s by more than 40%. Approximately 9% of earnings are distributed to all employees through an annual bonus program.
Employee retention rate for 2014: 85% (National average is 60%)

Customers: More than 60% of Fortune 500 companies and 90% of companies listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average use Big Ass Fans and Big Ass Light fixtures. Well-known customers include Costco, Ikea, Planet Fitness, Starbucks, Target, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Whole Foods, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Toyota, Tesla, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines.

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Media Coverage

Big Ass Fans Visits Jay Leno’s Garage

Since retiring from The Tonight Show in 2014, Jay Leno has stayed busy working on his personal car collection, one of the world’s largest, with more than 150 automobiles and 100 motorcycles. To keep… Read more »

Big Ass Light improves food quality

Have you ever thought that light affects the quality of your food? Food Quality & Safety magazine featured Big Ass Solutions writer Jamison Stoike, who told the readers about some unexpected benefits of LEDs…. Read more »

Haiku Lights lend a hand when you have no free hands

Fine Homebuilding’s ProHome publication featured Haiku Lights. The article reviewed Haiku Light’s premier model in a closed, low-ceiling environment and praised them for their low profile. Some of the light’s other features assessed by… Read more »

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Speaking and Sponsorships

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Executive Bios

Carey Smith
Founder and Chief Big Ass
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Jon Bostock
Chief Operating Officer
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At Big Ass Solutions, we have an insatiable drive to improve, engineer, design, test, re-engineer, re-design and re-test until we get it just right. We don’t do things halfway — we go Big Ass. And we’ve got the awards to prove it.