wefox, a leading insurtech company in the world, has appointed Paul Onnen as their new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with immediate effect. Mr. Onnen takes over the role from Sergi Banos who was promoted to Chief Platform Officer (CPO) as the company continues to accelerate its plans to launch a platform that will connect the entire insurance ecosystem.
In his new role, Mr. Onnen will lead wefox’s platform business strategy and oversee its implementation, development and operations. Julian Teicke, CEO and founder of wefox, said that this is another significant milestone for the business as they bring in yet another industry heavyweight with the appointment of Paul and promote Sergi to execute their platform strategy and development.
The company believes that Paul’s impressive track record and extensive knowledge in tech aligns perfectly with their mission to revolutionize the insurance sector. His leadership will play a crucial role in guiding their business towards new horizons and delivering world-class strategic leadership to their technology operations.
Mr. Onnen has more than 30 years of experience in founding, directing, and executing business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) SaaS platforms and products for leading organizations such as Amazon, Google, Expedia, Nordstrom.com, and successful startups. He is widely recognized for his expertise in fintech, Big Data, SaaS, AI/ML, and data security.
Mr. Onnen stated that he is excited about this opportunity at wefox as it presents him with a chance to transform the insurance industry through cutting-edge technology while contributing towards wefox’s mission to stay at the forefront of innovation.
Overall, this appointment marks an important moment for wefox as they continue to grow their presence in the insurtech space while leveraging Paul’s expertise in technology leadership to help achieve these goals.