Donald Light is a Director in Celent’s North America Property/Casualty Insurance Practice. His coverage areas include: technology and business strategy; connected car and connected home, autonomous motor vehicles, insurance platforms, insurtech, voice strategy, digital, the Internet of Things, the new architecture for insurance solutions, and due diligence for insurance technology M&A transactions.
His recent consulting work includes: a due diligence assignment for a Private Equity investor considering the acquisition of an insurance technology firm; a build or buy analysis for core system modernization, and integration of an acquisition of an insurance technology firm.
Donald is widely quoted in the press and media, including The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, NBC and CBS Evening News, CNBC, and National Public Radio.
He is a frequent presenter at industry conferences including those sponsored by IASA, ACORD, and PCI.
Prior to joining Celent, Donald was an insurance subject matter expert with Sapient and for his own firm, where he advised senior managers at major insurers and other financial institutions. He has also held a senior research position in Allstate’s Research and Planning Center.
Donald has a B.A. in economics from Princeton University, and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.