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Meet Our Leadership Team

Vitech employs over 1,600 professionals serving over 100 of the world’s most successful insurance, retirement, and investment organizations.

David Burns

Chief Executive Officer

David Burns

Chief Executive Officer

David Burns is the CEO of Vitech, leveraging a wealth of experience and expertise to spearhead the company’s evolution. Before this role, he worked as President and Chief Delivery Officer, using his deep knowledge of the industry to ensure the seamless deployment of cutting-edge enterprise solutions.

Prior to joining Vitech, David led InsuranceNow Professional Services at Guidewire Software and was the Chief Information Officer at The Hartford.

David is an alumnus of Syracuse University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Complementing his academic foundation, he holds a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from The George Washington University, underpinning his commitment to excellence and driving successful project outcomes.

Chris Amarante

Chief Sales Officer

Chris Amarante

Chief Sales Officer

Chris Amarante serves as Chief Sales Officer, responsible for the strategic direction, vision, growth, and performance of Vitech’s sales organization.

Chris has over 16 years of sales experience. Prior to joining Vitech, Chris was Vice President of Sales at Salesforce, where he drove their insurance sales efforts. Prior to his time at Salesforce, he served at Guidewire Software for 9 years in numerous roles, including Vice President of Sales.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Salve Regina University.

Michael Aronow

SVP, Head of Delivery

Michael Aronow

SVP, Head of Delivery

Michael Aronow serves as a SVP, Head of Delivery at Vitech. In his role, Michael is responsible for providing leadership and guidance within the Delivery organization. During his tenure at Vitech, Michael has led multiple successful implementations of V3locity, partnering with cross-functional teams within Vitech and partners, to deliver valued software solutions to clients within the Group Insurance and Institutional Retirement markets.

Prior to joining Vitech, Michael served in Product, Development, and Sales leadership roles, at SunGard and Misys, delivering complex software solutions and managing enterprise programs within the Financial Services market. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computing and Mathematics from the State University of New York at Albany University.

Bradley Holmstrom

General Counsel

Bradley Holmstrom

General Counsel

Brad is General Counsel for Vitech where he leads the company’s legal department and is responsible for managing contractual negotiations and relationships, intellectual property, corporate governance and data privacy. As General Counsel, Brad also provides strategic legal counsel to Vitech’s executive management.

Prior to joining Vitech, Brad served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for SaaS software provider Amber Road, and prior to that, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for communications provider MDU Communications International. Brad also served as Partner at the law firm Shughart Thomson & Kilroy (now Polsinelli).

Brad holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Iowa and received his J.D. from Drake University.

Ali Kheirolomoom

Chief Product Development Officer

Ali Kheirolomoom

Chief Product Development Officer

Ali serves as Chief Product Development Officer driving Vitech’s product strategy and vision, product software engineering, service engineering, and cloud development operations. Ali possesses over 26 years of experience in enterprise software and a proven track record of technological transformations of on-premises software to cloud-native deployments.

Prior to joining Vitech, Ali served as the Chief Product Officer for Guidewire Software and was also formerly the Global Head of Products at Serena Software. Prior to these roles, Ali co-founded two SaaS startups, Apptero and Avinon.

Ali is a past recipient of ComputerWorld Premier 100 IT Leaders and Premier 20 Innovation awards. Ali holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Aruna Mahesh

General Manager, India

Aruna Mahesh

General Manager, India

Aruna serves as the India General Manager at Vitech. In this role, Aruna builds upon her deep technology consulting experience and insurance industry knowledge to drive strategic transformation initiatives. Her focus is on leveraging India and driving global cross-functional collaboration for client value creation.

Prior to joining Vitech, Aruna led the Global Life Insurance Practice and the APAC Insurance business for Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation. She has also held various leadership roles with Majesco and other software organizations. Additionally, she has led several engagements as an Industry & CXO advisor for Fortune 500 insurance clients on IT & business strategy and transformation, including complex M&A transactions.

Aruna holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai and is a certified ALMI(LOMA), AINS (The Institutes),CFA(CII,UK) SAFe Agilist and SAFe PO/PM. She is a thought leader with many publications to her credit and speaks at industry forums and events.

Sandia Ren

Chief Solutions Officer

Sandia Ren

Chief Solutions Officer

Sandia Ren serves as Vitech’s Chief Solutions Officer. Prior to this role, Sandia served as Chief Transformation Officer, responsible for Vitech’s transformation initiatives and driving growth and change.

Prior to joining Vitech, Sandia was Vice President of Cloud Transformations at Guidewire Software and served many other roles during her 18 years there. Prior to that, she was a Software Engineer at Kana.

Sandia holds a Master of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Matt Sayre

SVP, Head of Operations

Matt Sayre

SVP, Head of Operations

Matt serves as SVP, Head of Operations at Vitech. In this role, Matt builds upon his deep knowledge in organizational and operational alignment. His focus is on providing orchestrated value for customers and delivering an exceptional experience.

Prior to joining Vitech, Matt led Professional Services at the SAS Institute, a Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence enterprise SaaS provider. Prior to SAS, he held various leadership roles within software organizations and the United States Army.

Matt holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering from North Carolina State University. He is a PMP and a Certified Agilest.

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