Jags Rao joined Swiss Re in 2015 as the Solutioning Lead for Strategic Initiatives at Swiss Re Global Business Solutions in Bangalore, India where he helped form Swiss Re's first ever start-up accelerator program. In April 2016, he joined the Reinsurance Technology Initiative team in Zürich and is currently focused on driving Swiss Re's strategic agenda on blockchain. He was instrumental in the launch of B3i – Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative –, where Swiss Re continues to play an important role in shaping the industry thinking on blockchain. Jags has 20 years of experience in solution consulting, innovation management, IT service delivery and sales leadership. Prior to Swiss Re, Jags founded and served as executive management for InCH Info Solutions GmbH, a Swiss consultancy firm. He had served in various management roles for Teksels SA, an IT services firm focused on financial services with clientele such as Nestlé, Glencore International, Swiss Life, Swiss Mobiliar. Jags also had experience in new venture creation and management in India.