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Liliang Zhu, Chief Technology Officer at Igloo.

Igloo hires new technology chief

The insurtech prides itself on using technology to make insurance more affordable.

Insurtech firm Igloo has appointed Liliang Zhu as Chief Technology Officer

Zhu will be responsible for strengthening the firm’s tech capabilities and product innovation as it expands insurance offerings across key markets. Managing over 70 engineers and developers, Zhu will lead Igloo’s tech and innovation strategy and oversee the growth and operations of its tech hubs in Chengdu, China, and Pune, India.

Before joining Igloo, Zhu led the development and optimization of ZA Tech’s digital insurance solutions as Vice President of Engineering and held senior leadership roles at Ant Financial and eBaoTech Corporation. He has over 20 years of experience building scalable and efficient cloud solutions for the insurance industry.

Igloo has facilitated over 300 million digital insurance policies in Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Thailand. Last year, the firm introduced the first blockchain-based Weather Index Insurance in Vietnam, to protect vulnerable rice farming communities.

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