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BRYLIANZE LEADERSHIP

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Steve Addair, Founder & CEO

Steve Addair

Steve majored in insurance at the University of North Florida.  He took jobs working at EDS and a local Life Insurance company to help fund his college education.

After getting out of school, he became part of a program funded by the Florida Association of Insurance Agents (FAIA) to train new Independent Agencies and get them deployed quickly within the industry.  At the time, he was the youngest licensed insurance agent in Florida.

Steve then was an agency principal at age 23 of the Orlando Insurance Agency.  An agency that specialized in the Entertainment Industry writing through Specialty carriers in Excess Surplus.

After selling his agency, Steve worked at various technology positions in several Fortune 100 insurance companies.  In his last insurance company role, he was CIO of a Specialty Carrier in the Southwest.

In 2006, Steve became the President and principal at Discoverture Solutions, a company founded to serve the insurance industry exclusively and due to its unique value proposition, became the largest and most successful implementer of core technology systems.

In 2015, Discoverture was acquired by Mindtree, Ltd. in which Steve was the Global Head of Insurance.

Steve left Mindtree in 2018 to found Brylianze.

Venky Venkateswaran, Chief Revenue Officer

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Venky Venkateswaran is our Chief Revenue Officer with many years of experience combining Insurance Industry knowledge, solutions and GTM strategy in meeting clients technology goals.

Venky has worked with several client's  diverse technology  needs that required  thought leadership and  consultative services leveraging his Industry experience of working with global companies in India, Africa and United states.

Venky has worked with clients ranging from SMB segments to Fortune 500 clients in crafting custom solutions in meeting clients' technology roadmap.  Prior to Brylianze, Venky worked with LTI Mindtree leading  new business development for the Insurance business (BFSI) and managing a portfolio of Insurance clients.

Venky has also worked in the Financial services space through his stint with American Express Financial services unit, Atos Syntel and  Apexon. Venky operates out of our Minneapolis office . In his downtime, Venky loves to read books, listen to soft rock music, and travel. 

Venky Venkateswaran

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