Michael Lauren has the pleasure as serving as President of NXT Level Technologies. He has spent over 30 years in the Technology industry including the last 12 years within the Guidewire applications market. Michael has been leading sales, outsourcing, solutions and project management teams.
Michael has lead initiatives and orchestrated Mergers and Acquisitions within the IT industry raising over 50 million in capital throughout the years. He has a strong ability to develop deep relationships with CEO’s, CIO’s CTO’s and all Sr. IT management.
Vijay Babers serves as Vice President of NXT Level Technologie. He has a masters degree in computer science from New South Wales University, Sydney, Australia. Through his vision, he built a great practice over the past 24 years based on Guidewire, ECM, Middleware and Cloud solutions. He has a passion for what they do while demanding customer service and success always comes first.
Vijay is an effective IT strategic leader and change agent, who thrives on identifying and orchestrating innovative solutions to complex business challenges. He has results-oriented, indefatigable technology management skills focusing for rapid delivery of significant and measurable business value in the Property and Casualty Insurance industry.
Dan is our VP of Guidewire Engagements. Dan became involved in the P&C industry after graduating from Xavier University in Cincinnati Ohio in 1990. He joined NXT Level to help lay out our customer acquisition strategy, champion our practices during the sales cycle, mentor staff and ensure customer success. Dan has over 30 years in the P&C industry and 14 years successfully implementing Guidewire products including initial implementations, upgrades, data migration and maintenance and support. Prior to joining NXT Level, Dan was AVP ITServices for Great American Insurance where he was responsible for Guidewire Implementation, ETL Services, Testing and Business Analysis Center of Excellence and Legacy Migration. During his 26 years at Great American he also obtained his Project Management Certification (PMP) and Associate in Insurance Designation (AINS)
Rishab is our Director Vendor Management who has over 11 years of experience in the IT industry and out of that 9 yrs with Guidewire Products. Rishab comes with a very solid Sales / Management background and delivery experience. He develops great relations with teams and vendors.
Neeta joined NXT Level as Sr. Architect-/Engagement Director in 2019. She has over 30 years of experience in software delivery, with 24 years in Finance and P&C industry.
Neeta is adept at Enterprise Application Integration and related practices, concepts, and methodologies. She
has extensive experience in large-scale customized application development,
management in J2EE and, Guidewire application integration. She is a strong Guidewire
Architect to bridge the gap between business and development teams.
Neeta holds Master of Engineering in Computer Science and Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering.
Andrew is our Infrastructure and Engagement Director. He attended Penn State University and graduated from the U.S. Army Aviation Center as an officer and aviator. Andrew has over two decades of experience in the Health Insurance and Property and Casualty industries. After 8 years of service to the country, Andrew joined corporate America managing projects and leading development teams in health insurance for 12 years. In 2011 he joined the P&C community, overseeing Enterprise Integration and Guidewire implementations for multiple corporations. Throughout his professional career, Andrew has served as a corporate executive and in Program Management / Consultant Advisory roles. Andrew has successfully led multi- platform Guidewire implementations, while overseeing infrastructure and integration changes to support enterprise and client needs.
Praveen is responsible for NXT level Technologies offshore operations and delivery management. With more than 20 years of industry experience and 12 years in Guidewire implementations, he has led technical teams for multiple P&C core system transformations, upgrades, and portals to meet the challenges of core operations and the digital age. Previously, Praveen has played a crucial role in building other Guidewire technical capabilities and offshore operations. Leveraging his expertise and critical problem solving, he has excelled at leading and delivering core system transformational programs related to Guidewire Policy Administration, Billing and Claims Processing.
Bob has been a leader in the IT industry for more than 25 years. He started his career as a software engineer working with various technologies eventually moving to IT leadership roles including Project manager, Director and Vice President specializing in software development. For the last 5 years he has been a leader in the Insurance IT space working with Guidewire and other proprietary policy, billing and claims systems.
Lisa has over 30 years experience in the Property and Casualty Insurance industry, and for the last 10 years she has worked with Guidewire applications as a Business Analyst. She has successfully completed a wide variety of projects ranging from assessments and inceptions to full implementations and system upgrades. She also has expertise as a trainer who has designed training materials and conducted customer training on new applications. For the last four years, she has been a Lead Business Analyst and Certified ScrumMaster with a proven track record of successfully coordinating projects, effectively managing teams, and enthusiastically cultivating long-lasting customer relationships.
Doug is our Lead Solutions Architect. In 1994 he graduated from University of Cincinnati with a degree in Computer Science. After graduation, Doug's thirst for knowledge led him to thrive at companies, where he was able to improve his skills in software development, development infrastructures and systems integrations. He has nearly 30 years in the tech industry at various large and small companies, with 13 years in the P&C community. Doug has been successful in implementing multi-platform Guidewire products, from upgrades, implementations, development infrastructure, maintenance, and support.
Christy is our Client Services Manager.Christy has over 26 years in the P&C industry.She started her career as claims processor and has held roles of processor, lead processor, processing supervisor, management information specialist and data analyst.Christy has experience in vendor management oversite and reconciliation and has provided extensive management support utilizing Cognos and the ClaimCenter application including requirements gathering and quality assurance testing.Christy has grown her knowledge of P&C Insurance by gaining her certifications Associate in Insurance Designation (AINS), Associate in Claims (AIC), Associate in Claims Management (AIC-M) and Associate in Insurance Services (AIS).
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Dawn has worked in the P&C Industry in excess of 30 years. After graduating from Michigan State University, Dawn held a variety of management roles with several carriers on both the business and IT side--from leading Commercial Auto and Workers’ Compensation pool business to training end-users on new systems. She managed claims systems testing and support analysts and then led Claims Business Analysts. Dawn has worked with PolicyCenter more than 10 years, as a member of a System Integrator team to working on the Carrier side. From inception to implementation to upgrade and production enhancement support she has been a senior or lead business analyst. Dawn prides herself on establishing excellent working relationships with her peers and clients. She remains in contact with individuals from every implementation in which she has been involved.
Shravan is our Human Resources Manager over 12+ years of experience in the industry. Effectively liaised between senior management and employees to maintain and improve company-employee relations. Shravan researched, recruited, staffed, on-boarded, and trained new company hires according to the needs of department managers. Ensured compliance of company directives, regulatory concerns, and health and safety protocols. Shravan administered payroll, company benefits packages, determining suitable remuneration, corporate events, vendor management oversite and team building meetings.