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Insurtech Mea appoints CTO

Source: Mea

Mea, the AI powered processing platform for insurers, has today announced the appointment of Lohitashwa Thyagaraj as their new CTO.

Thyagaraj joins mea after more than a year of advising and supporting mea in its development. He has more than 20 years of IT experience across multiple domains, and currently holds 35 patents and 16 publications for inventions across multiple domains.

He joins mea from IBM India, where he has spent the last 15 years, and was most recently Cloud Architect for IBM GTS, leading the formation of a team providing deep technical leadership, defining best practices and creating solutions across multiple offerings and Hybrid Multi-Cloud engagements.

As CTO, he will oversee the growth of mea’s existing 4 modules and, working closely with experienced insurers within mea, will steer the development of new modules that will drive efficiency within insurance businesses.

Commenting on his new role with mea, Thyagaraj said: “I’m delighted to join the mea team full time, having spent the last year supporting the company and seeing the innovative solutions they are creating. I can really see how we can use AI to make a big difference to the insurance industry and eliminate the cumbersome processes used by most participants. My experience and skills fall perfectly in line with mea’s ambitions to allow insurers the flexibility to scale capacity as needed, safely, securely and efficiently.”

Martin Henley, CEO of mea platform, commented: “We are thrilled to welcome Lohit onto the mea team. Insurance is an industry locked in its own past, and Lohit’s technical expertise will help us on our mission to teleport insurance into a lucrative future by automating the manual processes that is holding insurance businesses back. His passion for innovation will continue to drive efficiency among our clients.”

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