Hari Kanangi

Managing Partner & Co-founder

Professional Summary

Hari is a Managing Partner and Co-founder at Cynosure. He has over 20 years of industry experience with last 10 years focused exclusively in P&C Insurance and Financial verticals using the Guidewire Product Suite (Policy, Claims and Billing products) and IBM Websphere product family. His expertise lies in the architecture; development process (design, development, implementation, testing and documentation) and strong leadership gained through experience delivering several large integration projects using Guidewire and IBM based technologies.

 

Relevant Experience

  • Accomplished Enterprise and Solution Architect, Technical Manager able to collect, translate customer requirements into effective, usable solutions accurately and efficiently.
  • Delivery lead of multiple Core Systems Transformations using Guidewire InsuranceSuite™
  • Facilitated information, tool sharing and framework development between project teams to enable efficient and consistent projects
  • Maintained a track record of successful implementations of high value projects ($10M-$60M) with global insurance companies
  • Extensive domain knowledge in Insurance and Financial/Brokerage.
  • Able to communicate abstract and complex ideas in front of business and non-technical audiences.
  • Keen problem solving abilities, resulting in IT solutions that directly and positively impact business efficiency and profitability
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills in relationship building and team management

Education and certifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science) – Karnatak University
  • TOGAF 9.1 Certified
  • Sun Java Certified Programmer (SJCP)
  • Sun Certified Enterprise Architect (SCEA)
  • IBM WebSphere Certified Specialist
  • Guidewire ClaimCenter (Functional & Technical) Certified
  • New Venture Financing
  • Co-Author IBM Redbook – Rational Application Developer v6 Programming Guide.
  • Author – J2EE Caching and WebSphere - WebSphere Journal (SYS-CON media).

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