EIS Group, a leading provider of insurance core systems, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Pigott as senior vice president, Cloud Services, responsible for EIS Group’s innovative cloud services portfolio. Pigott brings to EIS Group more than 20 years of experience in cloud services, application development, delivery and services, and IT operations.
“Today’s cloud technologies are serving up a range of cost and efficiency benefits in secure, scalable, and high-performance environments. As a result, insurers of all sizes are now looking to the cloud to help them drive business value through accelerated time to market, reduced total cost of ownership, and enhanced agility,” says Pigott. “My goal is to advance the value of cloud services for EIS customers by engaging the top cloud technology talent, deploying best-in-class tools and bringing innovation that simplifies customers’ IT environments.”
Prior to joining EIS Group, Pigott was CTO and vice president of Product and Services for cloud-based global services provider, Bell Integrator. Preceding Bell Integrator, he served as CTO and vice president of Product and Services at LiveVox, a global full-service Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider where 90% of customers are BPO. Before LiveVox, Pigott served as COO of NetworkOmni a global hosted, SaaS multi-lingual translation and interpretation company.
“At EIS Group we have an extensive track record of innovation and in 2010 we were among the first core system providers to offer a ‘core in the cloud’ solution,” said Alec Miloslavsky, chairman and CEO, EIS Group. “We remain committed to ensuring our customers can benefit from all the cloud has to offer by way of flexibility, scalability, performance and security. With the addition of Chris to our leadership team, we can build on our early successes and continue to deliver core systems that are optimized for today’s, and tomorrow’s, connected economy.”