As Chief Information Officer of CURE Auto Insurance, Doug Benalan oversees Information technology and digital transformation for the organization. Doug is a visionary and thought leader responsible for building efficiency for business operations through automation and Innovations. As Technology Executive he is recognized for bringing cost-effective solutions and speed-to-market tools for enterprise-wide technology solutions.
Mr Doug has 20+ years in the Information Technology space architected and managing complex multimillion-dollar transformation projects to drive competitive advantage and return on investments for various Insurance and Financial organizations. Doug has gained Industry experience from Insurance Service Office, ISO as a software developer/architect and moved on to increasing responsibilities to UBS financials, Endurance Insurance and Chubb Insurance.
Doug managed a strategic digital transformation with Guidewire and Duck Creek Integration for P&C Insurance. Doug was recognized for the Speed to market delivery for the Michigan state rollout for auto insurance business.
Doug brought in best practices in IT policies and processes and training and team-building activities for the IT team and organization. Doug throughout his career evaluated and implemented multiple web technologies and tools like Guidewire, Duck Creek, Salesforce, Genesys, SAP Concur, Microsoft Dynamics, OCR innovations for document automation, Cloud technologies like AWS, Google Cloud for Business, and IT functions.
Doug's motto is "commitment delivered" and his proven leadership, and expertise in the team-building process made him successful in delivering enterprise-wide IT solutions quickly and efficiently.
As the Next phase of Innovations Doug is building an analytics platform to improve operations efficiency and improvements in customer service and experience using Natural language processing, and Sentimental analysis.
Doug was finalist for the 2021 & 2022 Philliy CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards. Doug is recognized as the Technology Executive of the Year Bronze award from Stevie business awards 2023.