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Andrew McMahon 

Andrew McMahon
Executive Vice President of Strategy and Customer Development

Andrew McMahon is Executive Vice President of Strategy and Customer Development of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America. In this role, he is responsible for developing enterprise strategy, corporate development and advancing digital customer experience.

Mr. McMahon is an insurance industry veteran having led several major business segments at AXA US, including AXA Advisors and the Financial Protection businesses before being named president and board director. He has led strategic transformation initiatives at AXA, General Electric, and as a partner at McKinsey.

In the last few years, he has invested, launched and advised several InsurTech companies. Recently, he was granted a patent for an approach using artificial intelligence (AI) for financial risk assessment and insurance underwriting.

Mr. McMahon is a member of the board of trustees for Fairfield University and serves as an executive advisor to Gryphon Investors, LLC, a leading private equity firm. He is also the founder of Vitae Advisors, LLC, an analytics firm built to exploit the potential power of big data as related to risk assessment and insurance underwriting. He previously served on the Board of Directors for Phoenix Life Insurance Companies, AXA Financial and the American Council of Life Insurers.

Mr. McMahon has a bachelor’s of science degree from Fairfield University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.