(Tom Benton, Partner, Carrier Transformation, SMA.)
SMA (Boston) has announced that Tom Benton has joined the research and consulting firm’s leadership team as Partner, Carrier Transformation. Benton has over 20 years of experience as an insurance technology strategist working as a CIO, industry analyst and consultant.
Benton was most recently VP of Research and Consulting at Novarica (now Aite-Novarica Group, Boston). Earlier he served as Chief Information Officer at Navy Mutual (Arlington, Va.), and CIO/CTO at two major nonprofits in the Washington, D.C., area. He holds a master’s degree from MIT and a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.
“We are thrilled to have Tom join the SMA leadership team. The acceleration of digital transformation has driven increased demand for SMA advisory services from both carriers and technology providers,” comments Deb Smallwood, Senior Partner, SMA. “Tom will lead the research and services for the P&C technology provider ecosystem space. He will help technology providers accelerate their go-to-market plans and help carriers make informed technology decisions, which will bring tremendous value to all of our clients on their transformation journeys.”