Mike Byam

SVP - Chief Data Officer at The Hartford

Mike has worked at The Hartford for 20 years, leading business and technology teams and initiatives. In his current role, he is accountable for defining, implementing, and governing the corporations data strategy. Prior to becoming the data officer, Mike was the Chief Information Officer for our Commercial Business unit, where he oversaw the technology transformation and modernization of many core platforms including Claims, Underwriting, and Policy Administration systems. He started his career at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in Connecticut as a software engineer.
Mike earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics/Computer Science from Providence College, MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Project Management certification from George Washington
He currently resides in Tolland, CT with his wife and sons. Mike spends his spare time reading, boating and fishing.

Expertises: Financial Management, Human Resources, IT / Infrastructure
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