J. Spero Zacharias

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Jack “Spero” Zacharias is a business and technology leader in the property, casualty, accident, and health insurance industry with over 30 years of experience delivering innovative solutions. He leads Global Technology Major Initiatives at Chubb, which focuses on cyber security, identity management, and artificial intelligence.  Prior to this most recent role, Zacharias served as the head of agency distribution for Chubb International’s accident and health business and was the head of Chubb’s International Field Operations Services group.  He is a former board chairman at ACORD, the insurance industry’s preeminent technology and operations association, where he worked on numerous teams promulgating XML data standards.

Zacharias holds an M.B.A. in finance and management from the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University and serves on the School’s advisory board.  He is a member of ΦΒΚ and ΒΓΣ, and is a distinguished alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He also is  a member of the University of Illinois Actuarial Sciences Advisory Board.  He leads Chubb’s Manhattan Walk team at the Alzheimer’s Association and is engaged in several community outreach programs across New York City.  

Zacharias is fluent in Greek, English, and Spanish.