Philip Fasano is a visionary thought leader, award-winning corporate executive and Fortune 500 board level business strategy expert who brings more than 20 years of experience in the financial services, technology, insurance and healthcare industries. He is widely respected as an expert on technology innovation, risk management, financial growth and oversight, corporate governance, cybersecurity, and public policy, among others. Currently serving as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Bay Advisors LLC, a strategic advisory firm he founded, Fasano is considered an influential voice in the push to evolve how companies create, market and use technologies to transform future growth and profitability, customer engagement and sales, internal and external operations, and ultimately to provide products and services that productively transform our world. Current advisory clients include Virtual Rehab, Open Data Group, Zenefits, NeoEyed, Espressive, Semefone, Microstrategy, Emirates Airlines and Genpact. In addition, Fasano is working directly to fill advisory or board roles within the portfolios at numerous venture capitalist fund and private equity firms, including SymphonyAI, Wing, Sierra Ventures and others. He also serves on the boards of the New York Institute of Technology, New York Academy of Medicine, OpenData Group, and Fornetex. Fasano is a sought-after award-winning media spokesperson who has been interviewed and quoted by numerous prestigious national media, including Forbes, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, The New York Times, CIO Magazine, US News and World Report, InfoWorld, San Francisco Business Times, The Denver Post, Modern Healthcare, Technology Week,Healthcare Executive, ComputerWorld and TedMed, among many others. Prior to founding his new consultancy, Fasano served as the first Global Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Executive Vice President (EVP) at the Fortune 500 global insurance company American International Group (AIG). At AIG, he worked as a part of the Executive Leadership Team and led AIG Technologies as Chairman of the Board of Directors. In these roles, he guided global technology strategy, capabilities and operations for more than 65,000 employees within 120 countries, including the USA, UK, Japan, as well as many in continental Europe, among others. Fasano also served in many other key leadership roles at Fortune 500 companies. Prior to AIG, he served as CIO and EVP at Kaiser Permanente (KP), the largest managed care organization in the United States. At Kaiser, his role had COO responsibilities in addition to IT, successfully drive the turnaround of technology capabilities and overseeing all central operations, including marketing, strategy, company vision and innovation. Described as the “Steve Jobs of Healthcare,” Fasano is the author of Transforming Health Care: The Financial Impact of Technology, Electronic Tools, and Data Mining (2013, John Wiley & Sons), a futurist perspective on how technology is transforming the healthcare industry and what it will mean for future investors and entrepreneurs. Before joining KP, Fasano served as Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Business Information Officer at Capital One, CIO and SVP at J. P. Morgan Chase, CIO and EVP at Deutsche Financial Services, and Managing Director of Global Trading and Private Banking at Bankers Trust, to name a few. During his career, Fasano served on many Boards (member or peer) for innovative companies and organizations, including Cisco Systems, Oracle, Sprint, Hewlett-Packard Company, CIO Strategy Exchange, Infoblox, NCIRE: The Veteran’s Health Research Institute, Diamond Exchange and McKinsey & Company. Under Fasano’s leadership, Kaiser’s IT initiatives received numerous awards, including upwards of ten Continuous Availability Awards from Uptime Institute (a globally recognized advisory organization), four consecutive years from Computerworld for 100 Best Places to Work in IT and Top 12 Green-IT Organizations, and a Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Davies Award, (the top award for healthcare IT excellence across all aspects of care delivery). While at AIG, Fasano was awarded the CIO 100 Award for IT innovation that drives business results and the ACORD Case Study Award, an internationally recognized insurance industry award for a business process improvement in data governance, standards, and data risk. Fasano was inducted to the CIO Hall of Fame, the summer of 2017. In his spare time, you will find Phil enjoying life with family and good friends. He lives in Virginia and Northern California with his wife, Judy and five adult children.
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