Aviva India Appoints Gyanendra Singh As CTO

He will utilise emerging technologies to optimise operational efficiencies and enhance digital products and services. He will report directly to Asit Rath, CEO and MD of Aviva India


Aviva Life Insurance, a private life insurance company, has appointed Gyanendra Singh as the chief technology officer (CTO). He will play a pivotal role in shaping Aviva's digital transformation, product development, innovation, R&D, information security and innovation initiatives.

In this role, Singh will drive the company to remain at the forefront of the rapidly evolving digital landscape. His leadership will be instrumental in harnessing the power of emerging technologies, optimising operational efficiencies and further enhancing the digital products and services. He will report directly to Asit Rath, CEO and MD, and take over the product and technology responsibility, previously handled by Kunal Anand, chief operations and customer services officer.

Asit Rath, CEO and MD, Aviva India said, “We are pleased to welcome Gyan to the Aviva India family. He has joined at an exciting time of growth and transformation. He brings exceptional leadership qualities and a profound understanding of the technology landscape. As we continue to invest in cutting-edge technology, Gyan's leadership will be instrumental in helping us deliver innovative solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers.”

Commenting on the role, Singh said, “I am excited to take on this role at Aviva India and look forward to collaborating with talented professionals to deliver innovative technological solutions that will revolutionize the insurance experience for Indians. Together, we will continue to strengthen and drive our company’s success.”

With a career spanning over 20 years in BFSI technology development, he has expertise in application development, data engineering, business intelligence, platform engineering, Info Sec, various Artificial Intelligence disciplines, and vendor management. Prior to this, he was the CTO at Toffee Insurance where he scaled and built Digital Insurance distribution and Auto loan aggregation capability. Prior to that, he was Director, Technology Development at BlackRock India and Singapore, and Product Delivery Head at Polaris Financial Technology. He holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Pune and is also a certified Project Management Professional from PMI.

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