Chad Barczuk Promoted to VP of Technology and Innovation
As Vice President of Technology and Innovation, Chad will drive the adoption of new technologies and innovation for the Kaboodle insurance collaborative.
(Worcester, MA) January 18, 2018 - Kaboodle, an insurance collaborative that merges insurtech startups and established vendors with insurers to deliver innovative products and services, is pleased to announce the promotion of Chad Barczuk to the newly created position Vice President of Technology and Innovation. Chad has driven the RAPID innovation team (Rapid. Analysis. Prototyping. Integration. Deployment) since its' inception, and has been a key internal evangelist for new technologies and innovative thinking. As part of a dynamic and growing team of senior P&C innovators, Chad has brought practical experience on both the carrier and vendor side and has driven the effort to bring Insuresoft’s clients to Microsoft Azure.
As Vice President of Technology and Innovation, Chad is responsible for the creation and integration of innovative new products and services for Kaboodle’s clients, partners, and member companies. He performs a critical role in the evaluation and selection of new Kaboodle partners, and the incubation of new products, services, and companies. Additionally, Chad will continue to be a "technology evangelist" at industry events for Kaboodle and its member companies.
“Chad's ability to quickly evaluate and integrate new and emerging technologies into our suite of offerings is second to none,” said Jeff Brown, President of Kaboodle. “Chad provides a critical balance between innovation and practicality, providing our clients with opportunities to consume new and emerging technologies quickly and cost-effectively.”
“I am excited about the opportunity to lead Kaboodle and its network of insurance innovators forward," said Barczuk. “I am very fortunate to work with such a great team and establish the Kaboodle collaborative as a leader in insurance and technology. I look forward to working with our talented group of employees to bring continued success to our clients, members, and partners,” Barczuk concluded.
Chad brings more than a dozen years of IT experience to Kaboodle, ranging from systems administration to application development. His previous employment includes senior IT leadership positions at a regional carrier and software vendor, giving him a unique perspective on the challenges faced by our clients and partners. Chad received a BS degree in business and communication and a MS degree in information management from Arizona State University. He holds MCSE and CCNA certifications and was nominated as a Top Tech Executive in San Diego in 2016 and 2017.
Kaboodle is a network of best in class insurance software and service providers who share a common vision. Kaboodle has assembled a team of industry experts with best in class product and service offerings aimed at creating frictionless transactions that removes the inherent conflict between insurers, vendors and innovation. For more information, please visit www.kaboodleteam.com.