Insurtech Firm Igloo Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

Insurtech Firm Igloo Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

by February 7, 2023

Insurtech firm Igloo has appointed Liliang Zhu as its Chief Technology Officer to strengthen the firm’s tech capabilities and product innovation as it expands insurance offerings across key markets.

Zhu will lead Igloo’s tech and innovation strategy and oversee the growth and operations of its tech hubs in Chengdu, China, and Pune, India where he will manage over 70 engineers and developers.

He is a senior architect and product development leader with over 20 years of experience building scalable cloud solutions for the insurance industry.

Before joining Igloo, Zhu led the development and optimisation of ZA Tech’s digital insurance solutions and held senior leadership roles at Ant Financial and eBaoTech Corporation.

The firm has also appointed Sanjiv Shah as Head of Product for Consumer and Astha Desai as Head of Product for Intermediary Platform Services (IPS), who will both drive the growth and product strategy of these respective business lines.

Igloo raised US$19 million in Series B funding round in March 2022 and has facilitated over 300 million digital insurance policies in Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Thailand.

Raunak Mehta, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, igloo

Raunak Mehta

“Liliang’s appointment comes at an opportune time – where we are primed to cement our position as a leading regional insurtech.


We are confident that Zhu’s leadership and expertise, together with our newly appointed product leaders, will elevate our current capabilities as we introduce more innovative digital insurance products and solutions for consumers in the region.”

shared Raunak Mehta, co-Founder and CEO at Igloo.

Liliang Zhu

Liliang Zhu

“As Chief Technology Officer, I have the opportunity to work with our leadership team and lead our tech team of engineers and developers.


Seeing Igloo’s commitment to helping underserved communities, I look forward to contributing my experience and expertise in implementing tech and innovation strategies to help achieve our mission of insurance for all.”

shared Liliang Zhu, Chief Technology Officer at Igloo.