Verapat Chantaravannakul

Chief Information Technology Officer / FWD Life Insurance

Verapat has joined FWD Life Insurance Thailand since 2016 as Chief Information Technology Officer, overseeing all aspects of IT initiatives, software development and IT infrastructure. He is passionate about digital transformation, starting from the paradigm shifting in people mindset and working closely with the business units to deliver new value to the customers.

Prior to this role, Verapat was the CIO of Generali Insurance Thailand and the Business Transformation and IS Director for Bupa Health Insurance. Before getting into the insurance industry, he was in the packaging industry as the Cluster IT Leader for Tetra Pak ASEAN, leading the IT manager’s team of ASEAN countries and India.

Verapat is infusing Agile at scale and DevOps practices into the corporate, in which he strongly believes, will be the key success factors to the Digital Transformation.  Above all, he believes that:-

Digital Transformation is about people making changes in their mindset to innovate business processes by using technology, to better serve the customers.