How Financial Services and Insurance Can Use the Cloud to Build Agility

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Financial services and insurance organizations are adopting the cloud for speed to market, better customer experience and data-driven product development. Yet, they still struggle with balancing risk and security with business agility.

Operational resilience—the ability to adapt to changing market and business needs—is the critical factor between success and failure. Agile enterprises will lead, with increased ability to sense market changes, create new products and find new markets and methods of secure delivery. Where do you stand?

Join cloud leaders from Amazon Web Services, Global Atlantic, SE2, and NTT DATA to learn how to build a digital platform to enable a more situationally aware, customer-focused organization using cloud technologies. Register now to watch this panel discussion.

What You’ll Learn

      How to prioritize for ROI: Choose the strategy that creates the most impact, whether it's cost optimization, agility or speed to market.
      How to reduce risk through automation, governance and best practices.
      Why accelerating innovation can help to lower your cost base.
      How successful organizations scale cloud and modernization throughout their organizations and implement a continuous improvement culture.

Our Panelists

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John Kain
Worldwide Business & Market Development for Banking and Capital Markets
Amazon Web Services

John has more than 20 years of experience developing solutions for financial institutions. He works with customers to help them transform their existing businesses and bring new, innovative solutions to market by leveraging AWS services.. Prior to joining AWS, he led key programs for J.P. Morgan, Nasdaq, and two venture-backed financial technology companies.

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Zach Wilson
Vice President, Technology

Zach leads more than 280 members of the applications team at SE2, a global Center of Excellence that provides staffing capacity, application capabilities and IT wellness initiatives for all application development, product, and actuarial groups at SE2, a leading BPO firm in the life and annuities insurance industry. Collectively, these systems maintain all records for 2.3 million policyholders across 35 insurance carriers and represent over $59 billion in assets under administration.

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Aater Suleman
Vice President, Cloud Transformation

Aater is CEO and co-founder at Flux7, an NTT DATA Company. Flux7 is an award-winning IT consulting company helping organizations to modernize IT infrastructure and processes and advance their knowledge for business agility and efficiency. He is a frequent speaker at DevOps and cloud development events. Mr. Suleman also is a member of faculty of the University of Texas, Austin.

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Dave Woodward
Assistant Vice President & Chief Cloud Architect­
Global Atlantic

Dave is a career technologist with a passion for learning as well as teaching and mentoring. In his 24 years in the business, he has served in a variety of roles working with a wide range of technologies. Over the past five years with Global Atlantic, he has been deeply involved in architecting, engineering and automating both public and private cloud solutions.