SVP, Chief Digital and Information Officer
Rich Gilbert joined Aflac in January 2019 as senior vice president; chief digital information officer. He oversees the day-to-day operations and digital strategy for the company, including both business and information technology initiatives. He specializes in developing creative technology solutions and break-through strategies to transform customer and employee experience, improve operations, lower costs and accelerate business growth.
He most recently served as vice president of Business Enablement and IT Service Management at DXC Technology. Previously, he was vice president of Infrastructure and Operations Enterprise Services and vice president and chief information officer of Infrastructure and Operations at Hewlett Packard Enterprises. He also held several leadership roles at SunTrust Bank as senior vice president and chief technology officer of Technology Services, senior vice president of Enterprise Information Services, and senior vice president of Enterprise Testing and Quality Assurance.
Rich has received several industry recognitions, including the CIO 100 Award in 2016, Computerworld’s Premier 100 Technology Leaders in 2013 and a 2016 Georgia CIO of the Year Award nominee.
Rich holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Auburn University and a Master of Business Administration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.