Bob Bastian

VP & Chief Information Officer, Individual Solutions Group Technology, Prudential
Bob Bastian
As vice president and chief information officer of Prudential Individual Life Insurance and Annuities businesses, Bastian leads teams of Industry experts in creating innovative technology solutions and integrating them with business strategies to establish Prudential as a powerful leader in the financial services industry.

Under his leadership, teams have created modern digital and technology solutions that serve the needs of our customers and producers in a rapidly evolving financial technology landscape. In his current role as chief information officer of the Individual Solutions Group, Bastian has successfully implemented comprehensive changes across multiple dimensions including culture, talent, organization, process and architecture. Bastian has seamlessly infused Scaled Agile Framework® across the organization, which has dramatically improved time-to-market, reduced cost and established sustainability for future growth.

Bastian joined Prudential in 1999 and has spent the majority of his time as part of the Individual Life business. In this role he was instrumental in the successful onboarding of The Hartford business, leading over 25 cross-functional teams toward a seamless integration.

Bastian holds a master’s degree in management from George Washington University and a B.A. in History. He is also a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).