Full Name
Chris Gates
Job Title
Group CIO and SVP, Compute Services and Technology Solutions
Allstate Insurance Company
Speaker Bio
Chris is responsible for leading a global information technology organization with a focus on all computing platforms, Cloud, automation and IT Service management operations, and for building a foundation for rapid growth.

Chris’ career spans more than 20 years with Fortune 100 companies in industries including manufacturing, packaged goods, energy, aerospace and retail.

Prior to joining Allstate, Chris held a variety of CXO roles, most recently as the CTO of AIG, a $50B global, leading brand in commercial and consumer Insurance. He previously was the CIO for Under Armour and spent 13 years with GE, serving as the CIO of GE Lighting, CIO of GE Energy, CIO of Shared Services for GE Energy and as the CIO of Sales, Marketing and Business Development for GE Aviation. Earlier in his career, Chris held positions with Xerox and Proctor & Gamble.

Chris has a Bachelor of Science, Management Information Services, from Wright State University. He is an avid sports fan with a specific interest in college football.
Chris Gates