Craig Weber is the Chief Executive Officer of Celent. He leads a team of associates spread across North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia.
Craig has been a management consultant and analyst for over 23 years, with the majority of his experience coming from various positions within the insurance industry. He has advised dozens of insurers and vendors on IT and business strategies. He is a passionate advocate for sensibly creating business value through technology.
Celent has grown significantly since Craig became CEO in January 2012. In addition to maintaining the firm’s traditional coverage of IT and business strategies, he has added coverage of innovation and emerging technologies.
Craig is frequently featured as a speaker at industry events, addressing diverse topics such as core systems modernization, innovation, and creative disruption. His comments on business and technology topics have appeared in USA Today, The Chicago Tribune, AP Newswire, Best’s Review, Business Insurance, and Technology Decisions, and he has appeared on CNBC’s On the Money. He has written numerous columns for publication and maintains an active research agenda focused on innovation.
Craig has a BA, summa cum laude, from Saint Michael’s College (Colchester, Vermont) and an MA in communications from Emerson College (Boston, Massachusetts).