episode 853

Advancing Digital Capabilities in Non-Digital-Native Organizations with FM Global’s Srini Krishnamurthy and Northrop Grumman’s John Russell

John Russell is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Northrop Grumman, a space, aeronautics defense, and cyberspace company that earns in excess of $38 billion in annual revenue. John has been in his role for nearly four years and with the company for six years. Across his tenure, John has helped modernize the company's technology landscape and in the process has primed the organization to leverage hyperautomation, data, and artificial intelligence capabilities more effectively. Prior to joining Northrop Grumman, John served in various technology roles at companies such as SAIC and Leidos. Srini Krishnamurthy is the Chief Strategy and Information Officer of FM Global, a nearly 200-year-old commercial property insurance company based in Johnston, Rhode Island, with total premiums equating to roughly $9.5 billion. Srini has been with the company for about four years, and he has held his current post for more than two and a half years. He is a veteran of the financial services industry having had leadership roles at the likes of T Rowe Price, MassMutual, and the Hartford, among other companies. March 11, 2024

853: Advancing and maintaining digital capabilities can be a tall task especially if for organizations that are not digitally native, or those that have been in existence and operating before the onset of the Digital Age. In this episode of Technovation, we feature a panel from our February 2024 Metis Strategy Digital Symposium with FM Global Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer Srini Krishnamurthy and Northrop Grumman Chief Information Officer John Russell speaking on the topic of advancing digital capabilities in non-digital-native organizations. Both executives discuss their digital strategies, automating processes within their organizations, and the role technology overall plays in the broader corporate strategy. Additionally, these executives share their forward-looking perspectives on the advancement of artificial intelligence, the opportunities it will present, and the challenges that will be faced.

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The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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