Srinivasan Sankar

The Hanover Insurance Group

CIO Council Speaker

Srinivasan Sankar


CIO Council - Snowflake 7/14/2021

I am devoted to and excel in three areas—each area strengthening the others: Data Management, Analytics and Data Science.

Because I’m passionate about data, I have a strong track record of establishing deep partnerships with the business units and aligning data strategy to business priorities and financial goals.

I am a visionary senior executive with 25 years’ experience in leading and managing a global data and analytics organization. At any given point, I have had team size of up to 50 resources with a focus on innovation, mentor-ship, collaboration and motivation to create next generation of data and analytics talent. I have strong industry domain experience in Financial Services (Insurance, Banking, Capital Markets) and experienced in Retail, Technology and Healthcare.

I am very skilled in AI/Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Augmented Analytics, Augmented Data Management, Data Fabric, Blockchain in Data and Analytics, Cognitive Systems, NLP, Data Lakes, Data Governance, Digital / Data Strategy Roadmap & Blueprint, Data security, Data privacy and ethics, Data protection and Regulatory compliance (GDPR, CCPA, etc.). I also have demonstrated success guiding organizations to transform their businesses by leveraging mature, modern and open source technologies.

I am a governing body member of Gartner CDO and IBM CDO communities, regular keynote speaker and expert panelist at various CDO, CAO, CDAO conferences, workshops and summits. Also, Board Advisor for Microsoft on Azure Big Data and Power BI Products.

Technology stack that I’ve worked with: Azure Synapse, Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, Azure ML, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Amazon AWS (Data Lake, Redshift, QuickSight), AWS AI/ML (Comprehend, Lex, Rekognition), Hortonworks, Cloudera, MongoDB, NoSQL, Spark ML, Starburst Presto SQL, IBM Watson, TensorFlow, Keras, R, Python, Microsoft Power BI, PowerApps, Power Automate, Tableau, Qlik, Domino, DataRobot, H2O.ai, Databricks, Snowflake, ThoughtSpot, Alteryx, SAS, Oracle Exadata, OBIEE, SQL Server, Informatica, IBM IGC (Catalog, Metadata, Glossary), Collibra, Erwin, Salesforce, Office 365