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Disruption in insurance: Seven predictions

Zia Zaman (MetLife)
9:55am–10:15am Thursday, December 8, 2016
Location: Hall 601-604
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 6 ratings)

Zia Zaman shares seven predictions about the future of insurance.

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Zia Zaman


Zia Zaman is MetLife’s chief innovation officer for the Asia region, where he is responsible for leading LumenLab, the industry-first innovation center, and steering the innovation agenda for the Asia region. Zia is also a member of MetLife’s Asia leadership group. Previously, Zia was the chief strategy officer and vice president of emerging businesses for SingTel’s group enterprise, where he co-led the acquisition of Amobee, jumpstarting SingTel’s entry into the mobile advertising market. Prior to SingTel, Zia was the chief strategy officer for LG Electronics North America; the chief marketing officer at FAST, where he successfully positioned FAST as a leader in the enterprise search space, culminating in a US$1.2B acquisition by Microsoft; and head of the North American strategy consulting practice at Gartner. Early in his career, Zia was a member of the M&A team at Sun Microsystems. Zia has held a number of board positions at tech startups—he was a board member on Viking and currently sits on the board of the Energy Market Authority of Singapore. Zia holds an MBA from Stanford’s GSB as well as a bachelor of science in electrical engineering and a master of science in operations research, both from MIT. Zia is married with two children and lives in Singapore.