Usha JagannathanVP at Marsh Electronics
Dr. Usha Jagannathan joined in Jan 2019 as a Vice President for Marsh Digital Labs at Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc., the world’s largest global insurance brokerage firm. Usha leads digital cultural efforts in creating well-functioning communities of digital practice in showcasing how Marsh is innovating using the leading technologies: Blockchain, AI/ML, and IoT/RTRM within her organization. She pioneered the concept of virtual IT labs immersion for online degree programs to facilitate authentic learning.
Outside of Marsh Digital, she is a strong supporter of women empowerment and presents technical talks and teaches in the local chapters for Women Who Code, Girls in Tech, Grace Hopper Women in Computing, and for Gender Equity in Science and Technology. She has recently joined to serve on the Executive Council board for the Information Systems program within the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
When she isn’t working, she enjoys being with her family and can find her playing cipher-solving games and volunteering for harvest gleaning with her kids. Usha holds a BS in Electronics, Masters in Computer Applications from India and PhD in Technology & E-learning from Arizona.