Robert McIsaac

Robert McIsaac

Head of Life Insurance, Annuities, & Benefits

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

Rob McIsaac is Head of Life Insurance, Annuities, and Benefits 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.


Thursday, September 29, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. ET
Aite-Novarica Group Special Interest Group meetings are exclusive opportunities for Aite-Novarica Group clients and Insurance Technology Research Council members to review recent trends and ANG insurance research, share knowledge, and learn from peer experiences. Join Aite-Novarica Group Head of...
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 | 2:00 p.m. ET
Life and Annuity carriers are revving their modernization strategies and digital initiatives to deliver customer experiences that keep them competitive and drive business growth. It’s a continuous and ever-accelerating tech cycle.  We’ve assembled a panel of insurance leaders for a candid...


September 28, 2022
Philadelphia is known for more than just Ben Franklin, cheesesteaks, Rocky at the Museum of Art, and musical soundtracks. It is also a city with a vibrant insurance community, which made it the perfect spot for the Aite-Novarica Group Insurance practice’s first in-person Regional Roundtable since before the pandemic. In a twist, it was also the site where we had to postpone our first event in...
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September 20, 2022
Recently, I was asked to share my thoughts on life insurance underwriting in the future, with an eye toward what I would start planning now for a new and improved approach that could be implemented by mid-decade. It is a big and interesting question, given the critical nature that the function plays in all lines of business, compounded by the issues created when a product set is blessed with...
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