Venkatesh Padmanabhan (C.P.) is a member of Gartner's Global Financial Services Industry Research and Advisory team. The primary focus of Mr. Padmanabhan's research is P&C/nonlife insurance, covering core platforms, including legacy modernization, vendor selection, and other important technology decisions facing P&C CIOs.
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Padmanabhan has worked at major P&C carriers in North America in various roles ranging from Engineer, Delivery Lead, Distribution Strategy, and Enterprise Architecture. He brings years of experience in the P&C business as well as implementation of large core systems. He has also played the role of interim-CIO for smaller subsidiaries of his parent company.
CNA Financial Corp.
Allstate Insurance Company
Financial Services Digital Business Strategy and Innovation
Financial Services Technology Modernization and Transformation
M.S. in Communication Systems Strategy & Mgmt., Northwestern University, Evanston IL
B.Engg, SRM University, India
1Insurance trends driving IT investment
2Insurance core platform trends and implementation best practices
3Managing legacy modernization initiatives within insurance
4Developing an insurance system architecture roadmap