Meet Gary Hoberman

Founder and CEO of Unqork, the Fulfillment Platform for Financial Services and Insurance

Gary Hoberman has been innovating and bringing to market transformative solutions for top financial institutions for 24 years. Prior to Unqork, Gary was Executive Vice President and Global CIO for MetLife, overseeing technology across 47 countries.  In this role, he managed a $1.2 billion budget and over 10,000 resources.  He led transformational programs to improve insurance product sales, reduce spend and cost ratios, and retain development talent.  In his 5-year tenure, his most notable accomplishment was the deployment of digital solutions that resulted in a $500 million increase in sales to clients including the largest global bank and pension fund.  Prior to MetLife, Gary was the youngest-ever Managing Director at Citigroup, and worked in a number of executive technology leadership roles at Citi and Solomon Smith Barney.

 

Gary has eight patents, seven of which are still in use in the finance industry today.  His most recent patent for MetLife Infinity won 15 Industry awards, including first place for “Best Use of Digital,” beating out Amazon and Sony. Gary has been featured as a thought leader in major national publications including Fortune, Forbes, and Financial Times.  He was called the “New Face of Thought Leadership” by CEB.  Gary served on the Board of Directors at Acord Inc., and was a strategic advisor to Guidewire and a member of the Research Board.