As Global CIO of Chubb Insurance company Jim Knight performed a major comprehensive transformation of IT resulting in significant savings, increased productivity, predictability as well as IT agility. He has given numerous interactive presentations regarding his successful transformation journey to SIM Chapters, Columbia University graduate students as well numerous CIO conferences. The presentation focuses on the who, what, when, why and how of the transformation. More specifically, it focuses on organization design, talent management, governance, metrics, process and change management as well as the importance IT leadership.
As the former Global CIO for 9 years Jim provided vision and leadership to maximize the usage of information technology to create and maintain leadership for the Chubb Corporation worldwide. Jim is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and he served on the boards of the Society of Information Management – International and the Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development (ACORD) and the Somerset County YMCA.
Jim brings over 36 years of comprehensive experience in the delivery and leadership of information technology primarily in the Property and Casualty Insurance industry. Prior to Chubb Jim has worked at Utica National Insurance Company, Home Insurance Company and Merck-Medco.
Jim holds a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from Utica College and a Master of MIS from Kennedy-Western University.
Jim is currently working as an executive IT management consultant at Johnson and Johnson.