NewVantage Partners Executive Advisory Board plays a vital role in extending the thought-leadership mission and activities of NewVantage — through active participation in executive roundtable breakfast and dinner events, through collaboration on industry articles and publications, and through participation in client engagements in an advisory or consultative capacity.

The Executive Advisory Board has comprised over 20 senior industry executives or academic leaders in rotating terms since it was established in 2004. Current and past advisory board members have included Chief Information Officers from CitiGroup, JP Morgan, MetLife, State Street, BNY Mellon, and Boston Scientific, Chief Data Officers from CitiGroup and Bank of America, EVP’s from American Express, Bank of America, Freddie Mac, and The Hartford, and Line-of-Business Presidents from NY Life and Lincoln Financial, as well as noted academic leaders from Harvard Business School, Harvard Medical School, and MIT.

Current board members are:


Distinguished Fellow


  • John Bottega | Former Chief Data Officer | Bank of America and CitiGroup
  • Tom Dunlap | Former Global Head of Enterprise Data Strategy | Goldman Sachs
  • James Eckerle | Former EVP | Strategic Initiatives and Technology | The Hartford
  • Chris Gilligan, M.D. | Faculty, Harvard Medical School
  • Richard Mucci | President | Group Protection Business | Lincoln Financial Group
  • SR Ramakrishnan | Former Chief Data Officer | CitiGroup
  • John Sviokla | Author | Former Professor | Harvard Business School

Emeritus Advisors

  • Lynda Applegate | Professor | Harvard Business School
  • Mel Taub | Former Chief Corporate Technology Officer | CitiGroup
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