Operating Committee

Ajaz M. Akhtar 
Vice President – Chief Data & Analytics Officer
Decision Sciences Center of Excellence


Mr. Akhtar serves as Vice President – Chief Data and Analytics Officer and leads the Decision Sciences Center of Excellence (COE) at Utica National.

He joined the company in 2018 as the Director of Business Intelligence & Analytics and was later promoted to Assistant Vice President. In 2019, he was named the company’s first Chief Data & Analytics Officer and was promoted to Vice President in 2020.

He has more than 16 years of experience building data and technology solutions and has held various leadership positions in Digital Marketing, Financial Services and Telecommunication industries. His current strategic focus includes rapid deployment of SaaS data solutions to gain market share and be more customer centric.

Ajaz has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Loyola University in Chicago.