Insurtech Ascend has announced the appointment of Saima Shaukat (pictured above) to its advisory board.
Shaukat’s experience in technology and financial services will bolster Ascend’s efforts to expand its platform across the insurance distribution channel, the company said in a news release.
Shaukat has more than 20 years of experience in sales leadership and marketing strategy in the software-as-a-service space. She began her career at Salesforce, and has also held CRO positions at TechCanary and ATP. She most recently served as CRO at Ivans.
“I am honored to be joining Ascend’s advisory board and working alongside a team who are driving innovation in the insurance payments industry,” Shaukat said. “I look forward to contributing my expertise and collaborating toward the goal of delivering modern, efficient, and customer-centric solutions.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Saima as her track record in driving transformative outcomes aligns perfectly with Ascend’s mission to modernize the financial insurance infrastructure,” said Andrew Wynn, founder and CEO of Ascend. “Her extensive experience and deep understanding of the insurance landscape will be invaluable as we continue to propel Ascend forward, transforming the way insurance payments are handled and maximizing value for our clients.”
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