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Company Highlights

Innoveo was founded in 2007 in Zürich, Switzerland by insurance and IT experts that designed Innoveo Skye – the platform that provides insurance companies the needed technology to launch products across multiple distribution channels fast.

Product

Innoveo Skye® is a unique solution enabling innovation in insurance industry.

Presence

A globally proven technology with customer references in 5 continents.

People

Cross functional, multi-cultural and talented teams ready to deliver your applications.

24 languages spoken

Board Members

Puneet Pushkarna

Chairman of the board

Puneet Pushkarna is an entrepreneur and investor having launched and built several companies that include FinTech, Business Platforms, Cloud Technologies, Analytics, Data Management, MedTech and Customer Experience Management.

He was the President of Headstrong, a highly specialized deep-domain business in the Capital Markets that helped its customers through a strong process-centric digital technology services platform, leading to transformation in the front, middle and back office.

He was also the co-founder of TechSpan, a Goldman Sachs backed design thinking and business solutions consulting organization, focused on e-business value chain management enterprise. Techspan consistently ranked as amongst the fastest growing companies in Silicon Valley. He was also part of the founding team that helped grow HCL America into what is now HCL Technologies.

He sits on a number of Boards and Advisory Boards in the Corporate, Social and Educational sector.

Amir Ghaffar

CEO

Amir has more than 19 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry both across developed and emerging markets. He has worked across 3 continents managing business across several countries. General management responsibilities include full P&L, strategy, developing new markets / distribution, product, risk management, direct and affinity marketing and talent development. Amir has focused on various commercial opportunities working with distribution channels throughout the APAC region His previous roles include leadership positions in Chubb, Chartis, AIG, Aon and more.

Jeremy Lambert

Jeremy has over 15 years as a founder of multiple companies in tech, online payments, insurance and direct to consumer marketing. His area of expertise is conducting business on a global level via online ecommerce for B2B and D2C through digital marketing. He brings a wealth of knowledge with his experiences in consumer engagement via social and digital marketing. Jeremy has extensive experience incorporating key financial models and metrics involved in making digital marketing campaigns work in the Payments and Insurance fields.

Amit Manocha

Amit has over 20 years of private equity and corporate finance experience. He has spearheaded investments across Asia and cross-border geographies across various sectors. Amit also heads “The Investment Office” for Everstone Group with responsibilities for leading and managing all investment processes across the firm, including investment committees, risk committee, portfolio management and monitoring. Prior to Everstone, he has worked with Coca-Cola, GE Capital and HCL Technologies in the corporate finance, business analysis and financial management groups in India and US.

Adarsh Mehra

Adarsh brings a wealth of experience, having held leadership positions in finance and operations at several new and fast growing organizations, including Headstrong, Servion, TechSpan, Trigyn, HCL America and HCL James Martin. He is experienced in raising equity and debt, acquiring and divesting companies, and creating industrial strength governance, compliance, MIS systems and operating models and rhythms. He brings to Innoveo a keen understanding of financial and operating practices in multiple countries, as well as the cross-border complexities of running a global business. Adarsh is a Chartered Accountant from India and also earned Diploma from XLRI Institute of Management.

Management

Amir Ghaffar

CEO

Amir has more than 19 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry both across developed and emerging markets. He has worked across 3 continents managing business across several countries. General management responsibilities include full P&L, strategy, developing new markets / distribution, product, risk management, direct and affinity marketing and talent development. Amir has focused on various commercial opportunities working with distribution channels throughout the APAC region His previous roles include leadership positions in Chubb, Chartis, AIG, Aon and more.

Nick Stefania

Founder and CEO Europe Envisioning Innoveo’s future, defining and executing strategy

Nick has over 30 years of experience in insurance IT and management. He’s been working for insurance companies and consulting/technology companies like Zurich Insurance, Helvetia Insurance, Hewlett Packard before founding Innoveo Solutions in 2007. Watchful interest for new technologies and market trends, always seeking best-of-breed solutions for customers. Collaborative work style and passion for systemic management and complexity.

Oliver Gerstlauer

Chief Digital & Innovation OfficerDesigning Innoveo’s product roadmap

Oliver has over 20 years experience in insurance IT and management. His passion is to enable teams and apply new and innovative technologies to clients. Oliver’s goal is to deploy technologies that add operational value and financial benefits. Prior to co-founding Innoveo Solutions, Oliver’s experience includes Winterthur Insurance (today AxaWinterthur), Hewlett-Packard, xDreamTeam.

Parikshat Agarwal

Chief Financial Officer

Parikshat is a Chartered Accountant with over 16 years’ experience in Audit, Deal Advisory, Valuations, Mergers and Acquisitions with the Big 4s. He has an experience of 350+ Audit and Financial due diligence engagements His areas of expertise include IT/ITeS, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Automotive and Industrial space with deep market insights. Parikshat has worked extensively with strategic investors on domestic, inbound and outbound M&A.

Sanjay Kalla

Global Head of Delivery Ensuring successful customer journeys

Sanjay is a business focused IT leader. His areas of expertise include business and technology alignment, architecture and project management – identifying and delivering business growth opportunities with appropriate usage of technology. Sanjay has been working for over 20 years with multinational organizations, majority of which focused on financial services industry.

During this period, he gained experience in executing multi-million-dollar programs to deliver strategic solutions, building capabilities and introducing processes and best practices to reduce the cost and streamline the overall IT operation and control.

Team leads

Cornelia Oeschger

Head of Human Resource & Administration Building a great team

Expert in Human Resources with Swiss Federal Diploma of Higher Education, specialized in HR Management and Dipl. Financial Economist (BI).

With more than 20 years of experience in business administration in the IT industry. During those years working in small business organizations and multinational organizations likewise she gained in-depth knowledge and expertise in the area of Business Administration, HR management, Payroll and Accounting. She always strives for best practice, efficient process implementations as well as proficient support and service in all areas of business administration.

Christian Fischer

Chief Technology OfficerBringing state-of–the-art technology

Christian has been designing and developing IT solutions for over 10 years and is very passionate about everything that revolves around the art of developing software. Besides being continuously on the lookout for new technologies, he predominantly tries to marry the technology side with its business counterpart to ensure that Innoveo Skye keeps its lead as best insurance no-code development platform. Before joining Innoveo, he worked in the postal service industry where he was responsible to build up a far-shore IT solution center in Hanoi, Vietnam for 2+ years.

Carlos Prieto

Skye Core Team Lead Enhancing Innoveo Skye product

Carlos is a Software Engineer with 13+ years of experience in Web Development, working in the domain of insurance IT innovation during the last 8 years. Currently enjoying agile product development in a team of quality driven professionals. Former experience includes Financial Services and citizen-oriented electronic services to the Spanish Government.

Caroline Jancso

Product Business Analyst Team Lead Analyzing new product features

Caroline has a mathematical background with several years of experience in banking and insurance IT. She is passionate about analysing and designing new software features most valuable to the customers, as well as ensuring the highest software quality.

Pavlin Petkov

DevOps & Infrastructure Team LeadEnsuring high performance of the platform

Pavlin has over 18 years of experience with Unix/Linux systems. He has worked as System Administrator, Customer Support engineer and Python Developer in various companies and industries. Pavlin has a passion for Free and Open Source Software. His prior work experience is in sectors such as Internet Service Providers, Telecom Operators, Telecom Vendors and at present Insurance.

Laurent Kempé

Skye Business Canvas Team Lead Simplifying configuration with Innoveo Skye

Laurent is Senior Solutions Architect with more than 20 years of experience driven by a passion for shipping high-quality products by empowering development team and culture towards Agility. As the leader of the Innoveo Skye® Business Canvas team, he is bringing technical vision and strategy, guiding his engineering team to move product, processes, and architecture forward. His past work has ranged from software engineering of web applications in different technologies to e-business platform infrastructure architecture. He also enjoys spending some of his free time on open source projects and personal side projects researching and learning new technologies.

Bojan Kalan

Chief Production OfficerManaging and prioritizing product development

Bojan has over 25 years of experience in insurance and financial services IT, working for software and technology consulting companies. He applies his software engineering expertise to manage product development using new technologies and Agile methodologies.

Prior work experience includes software development in air traffic control systems, e-banking solutions and insurance front-end applications, among others at Hewlett-Packard and Helvetia
Insurance.

André Cohen

Marketing ManagerDemonstrating Innoveo Skye capabilities

André is a former Business Analyst at Innoveo – an experience that allowed him to learn a lot about Innoveo Skye. His passion for business, innovation and communication led him into a marketing manager role. André is working to ensure a great experience to all Innoveo customers, partners and employees across all touchpoints. Before joining Innoveo, André worked as a management consultant at Deloitte and as a business developer in the Innovation department of Portugal Telecom.

Orjana Lico

Marketing ManagerCommunicating Innoveo Skye

Orjana started her journey with Innoveo as a Business Analyst, working closely with the customer part. Now in a marketing role, she brings her perspective into building a holistic marketing approach and translating Innoveo Skye’s benefits into solutions that engage our customers. She is passionate about travel, languages and a people-enthusiast. Her past experiences include journalism whilst living in Tirana, moving in marketing in 3M in Milan and afterwards IBM in Budapest.

Our Offices

ZURICH Hohlstrasse 560,
8048 Zurich Switzerland
+41 43 500 54 54
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Hong Kong Innoveo Limited,
6/F Alexandra HSE 18 Chater Rd,
Central
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Budapest Dorottya Udvar 1113,
Budapest, Bocskai Street 134-146,
Building ‘d’ 2nd Floor
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