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Rahul Samant

Chief Digital Officer & Head - Global Application Development &Management (ADM)

Rahul Samant has been working within the IT industry for over 25 years. He joined AIG in 2012 as the Head of Global Application Development Management and in December of 2014 was named the company’s Chief Digital Officer. His team is responsible for internal and external-facing web, mobile, and social assets, including a focus on harmonizing efforts across contact centers, social media, the Internet, and the Intranet. Rahul most recently lead the transformation of ADM where he deployed a global digital marketing platform, an Intranet for greater employee collaboration, Workday, shared services for testing, Salesforce.com, and SharePoint. Rahul also has leadership responsibility for AIG’s captive IT unit in Manila.

Prior to joining AIG, Rahul held various roles at Bank of America (BAC) for 20 years, including CIO of Wealth Management and Consumer Channels Technology Executive. Within that role he launched innovative banking services such as mobile payments and mobile check deposits.

Rahul has enjoyed a long collaborative partnership with the Indian IT industry having served as Managing Director of Bank of America’s Global Delivery Center of Expertise between 2001 and 2006. He also founded the Bank’s subsidiary in India named BA Continuum Solutions in 2003.

Rahul is an Engineering graduate from Mumbai University and an MBA from Wake Forest University in the US.