Craig leads the Celent team in its quest to generate insights and make sense of the emerging technology landscape for its clients.
He has been a management consultant and analyst for over 27 years, with the majority of his experience coming from various positions within the insurance industry. He has advised dozens of insurers and vendors on IT and business strategies. He is a passionate advocate for sensibly creating business value through technology.
Celent has grown significantly since Craig became CEO in January 2012. In addition to maintaining the firm’s traditional coverage of IT and business strategies, he has helped Celent create leading-edge thinking on emerging technologies and disruptive innovation.
Craig is frequently featured as a speaker at industry events, addressing diverse topics such as systems modernization, innovation, and creative disruption. His comments on business and technology topics have appeared in USA Today, The Chicago Tribune, AP Newswire, Best’s Review, Business Insurance, and Technology Decisions, and he has appeared on CNBC’s On the Money. He has written numerous columns for publication and maintains an active research agenda focused on innovation.
Craig has a BA, summa cum laude, from Saint Michael’s College and an MA in communications from Emerson College.
December 09 2015
In an era of digital transformation, it is increasingly difficult to separate strategy from technology. Who is better placed to serve as the crit…
August 31 2015
There’s lots of thought leadership noise in the market. But vendors that do thought leadership right position themselves for success. New researc…
April 14 2015
Delivering innovation is an increasingly important element of insurers’ strategies, But do customers recognize the value of innovation in insuran…
February 06 2015
Innovation clearly matters to financial services consumers – especially to those who are active and “highly digital.” Knowing which groups to tar…
29 August 2017
Toronto, CanadaCelent CEO Craig Weber will detail recent Celent research aimed at applying the principles of behavioral science to customer experience within fi…