Dan McCoach leads the Life and Health practice across the Americas for Celent. Dan’s experience as an Insurance CIO and executive for a private equity firm active in the acquisition of insurance platforms allows him to focus on IT efficiency, strategic sourcing, cloud technologies and digital transformation, analytics and InsureTech.
Dan joins Celent having been CIO at Nassau Financial Group where he was responsible for Nassau’s IT platform across all M&A activity and consolidation for several acquisitions. He created new capabilities by reimagining technology and operating strategies through a balanced approach to leveraging existing assets while integrating new cloud and InsureTech offerings.
He previously served PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as a Director in Global Insurance Advisory, where he helped clients define and achieve technology and actuarial platform transformations, while leading PwC’s insurance operations and analytics practice. Prior to PwC, he served as Vice President of Operations at Towers Watson Reinsurance Brokerage, where he managed brokerage accounting, analytics and key IT initiatives.
He holds a B.B.A in Computer Sciences from Temple University, Philadelphia.
17 November 2021
Not long ago insurers were resistant (or, at best hesitant) to move legacy data and applications to any place outside of the control of their ow…
8 November 2021Snap polls reflect questions posed by members of the Celent Executive Research Panel, a group of C level executives in the insurance industry. T…
7 November 2021The insurance industry continues to change rapidly to respond to new technologies, changing business models, the explosion of data, and the need…
27 October 2021Insuretech Connect (ITC) is the world’s largest insurtech event—offering unparalleled access to the largest and most comprehensive gathering of…
20 October 2021 13:00 - 15:30 EDT (18:00 BST, 19:00 CEST)
United StatesLife Insurers Only Event Today, insurers must go beyond the typical single point use case to develop an enterprise and strategic view to deliver…
Equisoft Accelerate Webinar: Driving Digital Client Engagement Through The Entire Insurance Value Chain28 April 2021 11:00 - 12:00 EDT (16:00 BST, 17:00 CEST)
United StatesFew insurers take on ‘big-bang’ digital transformations that revolutionize their entire IT ecosystem—from policy admin systems to illustrations,…
25 October 2021
Software to automate processes can help insurers become less dependent on the expertise of particular workers. Dan McCoach, who leads the life a…
18 August 2021
Dan McCoach, head of life and health for North America at technology research firm Celent, said that until now digital behavior analytics have f…
26 July 2021
Dan McCoach, head of life and health for North America at technology research firm Celent, said insurers are trying to find ways to digitally “k…
15 June 2021
By Dan McCoach, Head of Life and Health, Celent. The Customer Engagement Continuum is a roadmap to help insurers keep pace with customers’ expec…