San Francisco, CA – February 28, 2013 – Woodruff Sawyer announced today that Ravi Krishnan has joined the firm’s office as Chief Information Officer. As the firm’s first CIO, Ravi will be responsible for optimizing Woodruff Sawyer’s existing technology landscape, driving key strategic initiatives and aligning priorities and resource demands. He will also be the key strategist in the firm’s new mobile platform initiative.
Ravi has over 18 years of experience as a senior information technology (IT) strategist. He specializes in growing, envisioning and leading large-scale IT portfolios and global transformation for the insurance and financial services sectors. Prior to joining Woodruff Sawyer, Ravi led IT program innovation as executive director at Kaiser Permanente, where he also improved strategic relationships with service providers and outsource partners by developing strong communication channels and processes. His background also includes management and executive positions at Verizon, Cognizant Technology Solutions, GE Insurance and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
“We are so pleased that Ravi has joined our team,” said Charlie Rosson, CEO. “Woodruff Sawyer has long put an emphasis on innovation through technology. With his deep knowledge and extensive experience, Ravi is the perfect fit to take our technology initiatives to the next level and to continue to lead the insurance industry in cutting edge technology solutions for our employees and clients.”