Intelligent CIO North America Issue 33 - Page 16


Syndio analytics platform measures equity for Lumen employees our culture of trust and transparency among our employees – our most valuable assets .”

Syndio ’ s Workplace Equity Analytics Platform provides visibility to potential pay and other workplace disparities . While Lumen has been conducting pay analyses for many years , Syndio will help advance Lumen ’ s pay strategy to ensure fair compensation across the company well into the future . Lumen is also committed to sharing insights with employees .

Lumen Technologies has partnered with

Syndio , the leading workplace equity analytics platform , to advance its pay equity goals .
“ We are committed to rebuilding Lumen starting with our people and prioritizing this partnership with Syndio is a strong example of that commitment ,” said Kate Johnson , President and CEO , Lumen .
“ Syndio ’ s platform will play an important role in advancing pay equity at Lumen and , importantly , it will ensure we can measure it . Deepening our understanding of equity issues in our workplace helps us strengthen
“ In the past two years , we ’ ve seen everyone – from employees to shareholders and legislators – demand more from their employers . Workplace equity isn ’ t a nice-tohave anymore , it ’ s a business imperative to keep and retain talent ,” said Maria Colacurcio , CEO , Syndio . “ Lumen is leading the way as a company that ’ s incredibly committed to the journey that is realizing workplace equity – and not just as something that ’ s the right thing to do , but to having a conversation about it and communicating their progress along the way .”

The Hartford names Shekar Pannala Chief Information Officer for Property & Casualty

The Hartford has named Shekar Pannala CIO for Property &

Casualty . In this newly created role , Pannala will lead technology across the company ’ s personal lines , small commercial and middle and large commercial businesses . He will report to The Hartford ’ s Chief Information Officer Deepa Soni , who leads technology , data , analytics and cybersecurity across the enterprise .
Shekar Pannala , CIO for Property & Casualty , The Hartford
Soni said : “ We ’ re excited to have Shekar as part of our technology leadership team . His blend of executive management and technology expertise across the financial services and insurance industries make him uniquely suited as The Hartford pursues its aggressive technology agenda .
“ We are on a mission to bring the power and scale of leading-edge technologies to shape the future of insurance for our customers . Shekar ’ s impressive credentials in technology delivery , customer experience and Digital Transformation , will help accelerate our Digital Transformation in the property and casualty business .”
Pannala ’ s broad technology experience was built over a 30-year career of increasing responsibility . Most recently , he served as the global CIO of Chubb where he was responsible for technology across the enterprise .
Before Chubb , Pannala was Chief Technology Officer at S & P Global . He also held senior management roles at BNY Mellon , where he was Executive Vice President and Divisional Chief Information Officer responsible for asset servicing technology .
16 INTELLIGENTCIO NORTH AMERICA www . intelligentcio . com