Rob McIsaac is Head of Life Insurance, Annuities, and Benefits at Aite-Novarica Group. He has expertise in IT strategy and management for the insurance and financial services industries with experience in technology and business strategy for life, annuities, wealth management, and banking. He has broad experience in IT strategy and management in the insurance and financial services industries. Prior to joining Aite-Novarica Group, he led the Business Transformation Office at Nationwide Insurance; served as CIO for First Citizens Bank, a rapidly growing regional firm based in Raleigh, North Carolina; and spent most of his career at Guardian Life, where he was the Divisional CIO responsible for annuity, distribution, and broker-dealer operations, and at Prudential Insurance, where he held a variety of positions, including leading e-business development efforts. Rob holds an MBA in Information Systems from Seton Hall University, a B.A. in Economics from Montclair State University, and a number of business and technical designations, including FLMI and LLIF.