Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer
CSAA Insurance Group
Debbie Brackeen is the executive vice president, and chief strategy & innovation officer for CSAA Insurance Group, which has offered automobile, homeowners and other personal lines of insurance to AAA members through AAA clubs for more than 100 years. CSAA Insurance Group has been rated A or better by A.M. Best for 90 years, and is one of the top property and casualty personal lines insurers in the United States. Ms. Brackeen leads the company's organization in strategy, partnerships, innovation and venture investing. She has more than 25 years of experience and senior leadership at innovative high-tech companies, including Apple, Sun, HP, eBay, two venture-backed startups, and, prior to joining CSAA IG, served as the global head of innovation at Citigroup. Ms. Brackeen is currently serving as board observer to Kin Insurance and InShare Services, a member of the advisory board for The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative, and as a director for the non-profit Thirst Project Board of Directors. She previously served as director and past chair of the Silicon Valley Forum, an adviser to the Astia Technology Committee, and adviser on the corporate board of the National Venture Capital Association. Ms. Brackeen holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. She has completed executive education programs at the Northwestern Kellogg School of Management, INSEAD, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and Stanford Law School.