Author Archives: Jonathan Silverman

About Jonathan Silverman

Jonathan Silverman is a Director in Microsoft’s Worldwide Financial Services Industry Group focused on insurance industry solutions related to risk, data analytics and the Internet of Things. He has 25+ years’ experience in the financial services industry with a strong background in insurance, ERP, data strategy, solution selling and strategic consulting. Prior to Microsoft, he serviced the financial services industry with roles in sales, management and consulting with Cap Gemini, Ernst and Young, and Wipro as well as a few financial services-based start-ups. In his current role, Jonathan works closely with risk solution providers to establish a public cloud strategy related to improving the overall risk management process, meeting regulatory requirements, and helping customers improve efficiencies by demonstrating the value of having unlimited compute capacity for running risk models using Cloud services. He also works closely with customers to evaluate and enhance data strategies and solutions using machine learning and predictive analytics to enhance the risk solutions.

The Transformational Cloud

How does the cloud feature in the transformation plan for your business?

If you are a business leader in your organization, perhaps the “cloud” and your cloud strategy has been something left to the IT professionals who are responsible for managing your IT infrastructure.

But as a business leader, you are responsible for setting the transformation agenda in your organization. Across the board, many (re)insurers take advantage of the opportunities presented by digitalization. From online sales and advanced analytics to the Internet of Things — transformation is inevitable. Your ability to compete and secure future wins depends on how well your organization capitalizes on “big data” to balance speed to market, customer delight, and technology costs. Without the cloud, there is no big data.

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