Guidewire sets up new analytics and data unit, with Aon’s Mang set to head it up

Guidewire Software has today announced the addition of Paul Y. Mang to the company’s leadership team.

Paul joins Guidewire from Aon plc where he served as the global chief executive of analytics for the enterprise.


He will take up the newly created role of general manager for Guidewire Analytics and Data Services (ADS). ADS is a newly created business unit comprised of the Cyence Risk Analytics, Predictive Analytics, and Live Analytics product teams.

“This is an exciting time to be in the insurance industry and at Guidewire,” said Mang.

“Guidewire has the vision and expertise to support the industry as it addresses today’s complex risk challenges and opportunities. I look forward to working with our customers as they innovate and leverage analytics to deliver more value to their clients.”

Marcus Ryu, chief executive officer and co-founder of Guidewire Software said: “As in every industry, insurers are both excited and anxious about the possibilities in data, but they are very challenged in capturing the benefits — and fending off new competitive attacks — because of the technology and data science skills required.

“With the creation of the ADS business unit and the recruitment of Paul to lead it, we are uniquely well equipped to harness new data sources at Internet scale and apply new analytic techniques to visualize and mine data for predictive insight. The goals of this new unit complement our long-standing mission to enable insurers to transform their operations through new digital experiences and the replacement of their legacy core systems.”