San Francisco, CA, February 2022/PRNewswire/- TAZI AI is adding to its leadership team with the appointment of Kashif Syed as Head of Insurance, Americas.

Mr. Syed is an insurance industry veteran who brings extensive business transformation strategy and execution experience to TAZI.  He has had the privilege to focus on process improvement, technology enablement, and data-driven initiatives in both fronts- and back-office insurance operations.  Before TAZI, he served as Head of Business Transformation at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, as well as Senior Director in Cognizant’s Guidewire consulting practice.

“Machine Learning driven data insights are soon to become differentiating capabilities across many insurance functions, and the industry has embarked on that adoption journey,” said Kashif.  “The pace of adoption of ML capabilities will be directly related to the maturity and the ease of use of such capabilities, as well as the ease by which they can be incorporated into day-to-day operations.

TAZI’s no-code explainable AutoML platform makes it possible for the business, data scientists, and IT professionals to work collaboratively to gain expedient and explainable data insights.  I am thrilled to be part of the TAZI team, to bring these leading capabilities for the continuous transformation of insurance operations.”

CEO Zehra Cataltepe commented: “Our North American insurance customer base is growing and it is a pleasure for me to bring Kashif to lead our efforts and serve our customers as his extensive domain expertise will help us hit the ground running.”


Founded in May 2015 with the ambition to solve problems using AutoML, TAZI is currently one of the few global players with patented continuous learning technology in its AutoML platform. TAZI is a Global Cool Vendor in Core AI Technologies. Headquartered in San Francisco, TAZI currently serves its customers in the fields of Insurance, Finance, Retail, Healthcare & Telecom.

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