Chuck Johnston is a Research Director in Celent’s Insurance group and is based in greater Hartford. His research is focused on all aspects of group and individual life insurance technology and business strategies.
Mr. Johnston has more than 25 years of expertise in insurance and information technology. Prior to joining Celent, he held several roles at Oracle Insurance, including Vice President Global Insurance Strategy and Solutions. He previously served in senior management roles focusing on financial services go to market strategy and execution at Siebel and Callidus Software. Prior to this, he was Vice President and Director of Insurance Information Strategies at META Group. During his more than three years at META Group, he was responsible for managing the advisory firm’s insurance research agenda and vertical analysts, providing strategic insight into industry trends, technology offerings, and strategic consulting services to insurance and financial services companies. He has also held various information technology and business leadership positions at Phoenix Home Life Mutual Insurance.
He is a frequent presenter at industry conferences, including LOMA events, ACORD, IASA, and the International Insurance Society.
Mr. Johnston is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, where he earned a BA in Psychology.