Ram Kumar

Senior Vice President and Head of Data and Analytics for Emerging Markets / QBE Insurance


An Internationally recognised executive and strategic thought leader with sound business acumen and skills in effectively and efficiently using people, data, processes and technology to create business outcomes. Has an exceptional track record of successfully executing and delivering superior business outcomes through sustainable, innovative and industry best practice fit for purpose business solutions and products of varying program and project sizes , scale, and complexities for different business environments. Has successfully operated in different and dynamic market conditions in various industry verticals and government organisations in Australia, New Zealand, U.K, Asia, Pacific, Latin America and North America.

Has successfully established businesses through mergers and acquisitions and, joint ventures in Asia and managed its IT operations.

Over 28 years of extensive IT experience (strategy to execution to operations management) coupled with over 18 years of DATA experience covering data quality,meta data,master data, governance, privacy and ethics, BI and advanced analytics for structured and unstructured data. Has successfully delivered customer centric solutions including 360 degree Party (customer) view with multi/omni channel real-time customer experiences and digital enablement. Successfully implemented big data based machine learning driven advanced analytics industry project in 1992.

Recipient of several prestigious international/global awards (vendor independent and selected by jury of international experts) for delivering fit for purpose business solutions that are innovative, best in class, and using world's best practices driving sustainable business outcomes. These business awards are true testimony to what have been practically and truly developed and delivered to achieve successful business outcomes under my leadership. 

Sought out speaker in industry for thought leadership and has presented/published extensively.