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Seth Rachlin

Vice President
Rosemont, IL, USA

Dr. Rachlin has twenty-five years experience building and advising companies in the insurance, technology and business services sectors.  He has founded, built and negotiated the sale of two companies to publicly traded entities.  He has extensive experience as a consultant to over 50 Fortune 500 and middle market insurance companies in both the Life and Annuity and Property and Casualty businesses.  He has also advised numerous software, service, and hardware providers in the business application; data management; security, network and data center infrastructure; and information integration spaces.

Dr. Rachlin is currently Vice President and Portfolio Executive within Capgemini’s Insurance Business Unit.   In this role, he is responsible for managing all aspects of the firm’s relationships with P&C clients in the Central Region and Canada including direct oversight of two significant core system replacement initiatives.  He is also active in practice development surrounding Capgemini solutions, which support underwriting and product management transformation and predictive analytics.

Prior to joining Capgemini, Dr. Rachlin was President of the Information and Analytics Division of Advisen, a leading provider of data and analytics to the commercial P&C marketplace.   While at Advisen, he oversaw the successful launch of Advisen’s competitive intelligence and predictive analytics products and created a professional services organization to support their integration into customer systems and underwriting workflows.

Prior to joining Advisen, Dr. Rachlin was CEO of Moore Stephens Business Solutions (MSBS), a leading provider of performance management solutions to property and casualty insurance carriers, brokers and managing general agents.  Dr. Rachlin founded MSBS in 2006, grew the company to a $7 million annual run rate, and successfully concluded its sale to Cover-All Technologies in April 2010.  The sale delivered over a tenfold return to the company’s investors.

Previously, Dr. Rachlin served as a Partner of the TechPar Group.  At TechPar, Dr. Rachlin provided strategic direction, competitive positioning, and partner and channel development support for over 20 middle market technology providers.  Five of Dr. Rachlin’s clients were the successful targets of acquisitions by IBM, Oracle, Red Hat and Emerson Network Power.

Prior to TechPar, Dr. Rachlin was CEO of Connect Systems, Inc. a New York based data management consulting firm he founded in 1995.  At Connect, he and his team built systems to automate customer and investor outreach in association with four demutualizations (insurance IPO’s) and eight class action settlements.  These systems managed the distribution of over 200 million pieces of mail as well as complex workflows involving over five billion pages of documents.  In 2002, Dr. Rachlin negotiated the sale of Connect to Net2S, a publicly traded French IT staffing firm later acquired by British Telecom.

Dr. Rachlin holds an undergraduate degree in History from Princeton University, a Ph.D. in Sociology from Columbia University, and has published widely in academic, technical, and popular journals.


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