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Anshul Srivastav

CIO at Union Insurance


A leader with major operating tenets as driving technology transformation through thought leadership, design thinking, innovation, analytics & delivering value to stakeholders. Anshul is a global technology leader and change practitioner who has been instrumental in driving technology transformations for businesses in the range of multi Billion USD as revenues.

Experience has been around taking up strategic technology initiatives, architecting, delivering and managing it at an enterprise level.

Anshul has several notable career accomplishments, wherein he has led, created and launched the key Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cloud, ecommerce, mobile and business intelligence initiatives for various Financial Institutions across the world.

Currently in a leadership role as Chief Information Officer Information Technology and Digital Officer in Dubai, leading the IT Strategy, Technology Transformations, Analytics, software delivery, architecture and Cloud for Union Insurance (UAE, Oman and Bahrain) across all lines of Business (Life, General (P&C) and Health Insurance) Creating and Driving big strategic Initiatives aligning IT transformation to deliver business value. Major Cloud transformations impacted the bottom line of Union by multimillion AED in the first year. Transformation on Digital added multimillion revenues in Life, P&C and Health lines of business.

Machine Learning and Robotic Process Automation are some key business transformations implemented recently.

Transformational leader and Senior Management IT professional, with almost two decades of experience spreading across multiple geographies (US, Europe, South East Asia and Middle East). Anshul has built & led local, regional, and global teams across 3 continents. Capitalized on opportunities to drive revenues, profits, and growth. Strong P&L management.

Anshul is been mentoring startup, incubators/accelerators and management students across south east Asia, Europe, India and Middle East since 2012. Incubators/ Accelerators like Satoshi Studios, Astro Labs Dubai, T Labs, CH9, Flat6 labs and many incubators. Startups mentored are in the tech space of analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, mobility, tech based micro finance institution, healthcare tech and analytics, and tech based retail merchandising, logistics and mobile wallets.

Anshul is a keynote speaker on Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Machine and Deep Learning, Digital Transformation, Fintech, RegTech, Insuretech, Cloud and Mobility.

Couple of Awards

CIO of the year award, InfoSec Maestro Award, CSO Next of the year award.

CISO award from MESA Dubai.

CIO award from CNME Dubai.

Won couple of Star Performer of the Year Awards from AXA India & AXA Asia. Thrice has been awarded the AXA innovation award both at AXA Asia and AXA Group level.

Anshul writes on Design Thinking, Innovation, Big Data, Technology Transformations, Blockchain, Cloud, Artificial Intelligence and couple of articles are published in CNME, Innovation and Tech Middle East, Data quest, LinkedIn and PM Network.

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