Gagan Singh

Gagan Singh serves Ascension as Vice President and Chief Data Officer reporting to Gerry Lewis, CIO Ascension Technologies. In his role, Gagan leads a dedicated data delivery and governance team focusing on data strategy, data engineering, data architecture, data management, domain-specific data curation and data governance. Working with clinical and analytic leadership teams, data office is building data driven solutions, developing enterprise data assets, integrating clinical technologies and enhancing the availability of these assets for analytic, reporting and information exchange.

Prior to his current position, Gagan served as Vice President and Head of Data Management for Zurich Insurance North America, Gagan was accountable for data strategy, integration strategy, technology strategy, portfolio management, project execution, cloud transformation, data governance and operations management. He has held various leadership roles in architecture and data of increasing responsibility at Zurich since 2008. He started his career as a software engineer and has worked for SAP Business Objects, Wipro Technologies and Satyam Computer Services.

Gagan earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India, and has held Project Management certification from the Project Management Institute and certification in Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy from MIT Sloan School of Management.

Gagan lives in Chicago with his wife, Namita and a daughter and a son. He enjoys hiking on trails and spending time building lego robotics with his son.

Bio posted July 2021

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