Manoj Upreti

Manoj Upreti

Senior Analyst

Areas of Expertise: Claims, Digital Transformation, Employer Benefits, Financial Planning and Retirement Income, Financial Wellness, Insurance/Independent Broker-Dealers, Insurtech, Life Insurance and Annuities, Machine Learning and AI, Underwriting

 Manoj Upreti is a senior analyst with Aite-Novarica’s Life Insurance and Annuity practice. He brings to Aite-Novarica 15 years of experience in product development, market research, and digital transformations in the life insurance, annuity, and retirement industries.

Prior to joining Aite-Novarica, Mr. Upreti held leadership roles for major insurers, such as National Life, Transamerica, Genworth, and MetLife.

Recently, Mr. Upreti was an advisor to the chief marketing officer at National Life, helping the organization review its life insurance products through market research, competitive analysis, consumer inputs, and design thinking. Prior to that, he was an insurtech co-founder of Gyder, where he held responsibilities for product vision as well as customer experience design and implementation. 

At Transamerica, Mr. Upreti led the conception, design, and launch of many products in life insurance, voluntary benefits, annuity, and retirement.

As director of strategy and analytics for Genworth, Mr. Upreti led business transformation, delivered products, developed new capabilities, and generated analytical insights for operations, underwriting, claims, product, and sales. Earlier, at MetLife, Mr. Upreti was responsible for the chief information officer’s initiative to integrate multiple lines of operations and technology processes, and implement best practices.

Mr. Upreti holds a Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi, and an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

A resident of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Mr. Upreti enjoys his morning runs through the many green trails that crisscross the suburbs.


Wednesday, June 16, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. ET
Life insurance firms have reached a pivot point relative to identity verification for on-boarding and fraud prevention. Grappling with record-high fraud attacks in parallel with high consumer expectations for a frictionless application and onboarding experience, battle-tested carriers are making...
Thursday, May 27 | 11 a.m. ET
Life insurance underwriting is at an inflection point. The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting change in the needs of customers and agents have expedited the otherwise slowly evolving process of digitalization and alternative underwriting. Rethinking the underwriting process requires a balance of...

Analyst Views

July 27, 2020
By Manoj Upreti and Dennis Gallant   On July 15, 2020, Lincoln Financial Group announced the launch of PathBuilder, which can be selected like any other investment option within employer-sponsored retirement plans and provides a guaranteed income stream for life. Why is this product announcement important? Many U.S. consumers today are worried about outliving their retirement...
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