Robert McIsaac

Robert McIsaac

Executive Principal

Areas of Expertise: Banking, Business and Operations Transformation, IT Strategy and Management, Life/Annuities/Benefits, Wealth Management

Rob McIsaac is an Executive Principal at Aite-Novarica Group. He has expertise in IT strategy and management for the insurance and financial services industries with experience in technology and business strategy for life, annuities, wealth management, and banking. He has broad experience in IT strategy and management in the insurance and financial services industries. Prior to joining Aite-Novarica Group, he led the Business Transformation Office at Nationwide Insurance; served as CIO for First Citizens Bank, a rapidly growing regional firm based in Raleigh, North Carolina; and spent most of his career at Guardian Life, where he was the Divisional CIO responsible for annuity, distribution, and broker-dealer operations, and at Prudential Insurance, where he held a variety of positions, including leading e-business development efforts. Rob holds an MBA in Information Systems from Seton Hall University, a B.A. in Economics from Montclair State University, and a number of business and technical designations, including FLMI and LLIF.


Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Clients, please be sure to login to view the full on-demand recording of the webinar. If you’re not a client and you’re interested in viewing the on-demand recording of the webinar, please click here. In this webinar, Aite-Novarica Group Head of Insurance Insights & Advisory...
Monday, April 17, 2023 | Cambridge, MA | Virtual
LIMRA/LOMA and Aite-Novarica Group are proud to serve as mutual force multipliers as we partner on delivering insights to business and IT leaders across our industry. Join the LIMRA/LOMA IT CxO Forum Series and the Aite-Novarica Group Research Council in person or virtually for a joint...


May 18, 2023
The author William Gibson once famously noted that the future is already here…it just isn’t evenly distributed. If there was any question about how true that statement is, it was effectively dispelled at Aite-Novarica Group’s recent Insurance CIO Council Meeting. Held in conjunction with the 2023 InsurTech Hartford Symposium, this event provided a broad and deep perspective on just how much is...
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May 2, 2023
We live in a time of amazing changes, both in terms of technology and the economic environment around us. These changes create new opportunities as well as significant threats for insurance carriers, which may well be the operational equivalent of deciding if a glass is half full…or half empty. Opportunity and threats are, in reality, opposite sides of the same coin. I recently had the...
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