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Amit Arora

Amit Arora

Adjunct Associate Professor, Applied Risk Analytics, Columbia University

Amit Arora is currently Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University, where he teaches applications of AI & Analytics to predict, quantify & assess Risk. He is also faculty at Chitkara University, where his discourse is on AI & Analytics in Healthcare.

Amit launched the world’s 1st AI-driven Catastrophic Cyber Risk Estimation Framework in 2024 – called the ARORA CATcyber Gauge - with a focus to help alternative reinsurance capital & reinsurance linked investments independently estimate the quantum of risk they are buying from the reinsurers.  

With a combination of expertise in AI, Cyber Security & Insurance, Amit has been successful in creating and launching AI-led solutions for the insurance industry across P&C and Specialty underwriting & claims management

Over the last 23 years, Amit has held leadership roles with companies like Swiss Re, Genpact, Cisco, Vodafone & GE, and helped generate $1Bn+ in new revenues by launching and scaling more than 20 B2B SaaS products. He also sits on board of an insurtech, an Edu-tech and a non-profit organization.

Amit received his MBA from Columbia, holds a Masters in Operations, a Bachelors in Electronics Engineering, and attended Columbia Law School – where he received a certificate on Intellectual Property & Global Dispute resolution & arbitration practices