Karun is a seasoned technology-focused professional with global IT industry experience in the insurance, pensions, and investment management sector. He has extensive experience in managing customer relationships, large-scale technology projects, platform selection & implementations and consulting engagements, and building and leading top-performing teams servicing users globally.
His research focuses on insurance technology trends and solutions for the EMEA region across P&C and L&H lines of business, as well as covering the London market.
Before joining Celent, Karun had spent 22 years with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), where he contributed to expanding its insurance portfolio in Europe. Karun has a significant track record in winning, retaining & executing large multi-million global IT contracts, complete solution & cost ownership, and advising customers on their strategic initiatives. He brings a deep understanding of insurance technologies. Early in his career, Karun worked in the manufacturing and supply chain management domain and led consulting engagements on IT strategy and Enterprise Architecture.
Karun keeps track of changing technologies and business models in the financial service industry and regularly attends seminars and conferences. Karun has also published articles on emerging technologies such as quantum computing and crypto/blockchain. He has a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Calicut University and Certification in Fintech from Said Business school at Oxford University.
Karun lives in Cambridge, the United Kingdom, with his wife, daughter, and son.
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18 - 25 July 2023
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29 March 2023
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27 October - 10 November 2022
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4 October 2022 14:00 - 17:30 BST (09:00 EDT, 15:00 CEST)
Oliver Wyman Office, 55 Baker Street, W1U 8EW, London, United KingdomJoin us for our London Insurance Event on October 4th! It is an invite only event, exclusive for insurers and free to attend, to have an opportu…