Venkat Krishnamoorthy has been appointed to the new post of chief technology officer at Hamilton Insurance Group.
Reporting to group chief executive officer Pina Albo, Mr Krishnamoorthy will be responsible for the ongoing development of the company’s data-driven technology strategy and execution. He takes up the role on August 5.
“Venkat joins Hamilton at a critical juncture in our growth as we seek to boost efficiency and bottom line performance while building a profitable global speciality insurance and reinsurance franchise,” said Ms Albo. “In addition to overseeing our groupwide IT team, he will ensure that our data and technology initiatives, resources, and investments support our mission of writing the future of risk. I’m delighted to have him join us.”
Mr Krishnamoorthy brings almost 30 years of experience in digital technology, software development and operations, product development, and engineering to his new position. He joins Hamilton from Coleman Research where he was CTO. During his four-year tenure, Mr Krishnamoorthy led Coleman Research’s digital transformation and new SAAS product development.
Prior to joining Coleman Research, Mr Krishnamoorthy was vice-president of digital technology, at McGraw-Hill Higher Education. He has also worked at Interactive Data Corporation as head of software development and operations, Thomson Reuters as head of platform development, and CIBC World Markets as executive director.
Mr Krishnamoorthy holds a bachelor of science degree from Government College of Engineering in Salem, India, and a master of computer science degree from New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey.