President & CEO
Bill Pieroni is President & CEO of ACORD, the standards-setting body for the global insurance industry. His career has spanned technology, operations, and top executive roles at several top insurers, brokers, and consulting firms.
Prior to his appointment as ACORD CEO, Bill served as the Global Chief Operating Officer of Marsh, responsible for the firm’s global operations. He has also served as Senior Vice President and part of the Office of the Chairman at State Farm, and as Aon’s Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer, with global responsibility for operations across retail, wholesale, and reinsurance brokerage. His extensive insurance and financial services background also include time as General Manager of IBM’s insurance business, a partner at Accenture, and a consultant with McKinsey & Company.
Bill earned his Bachelor of Science in accounting with University Honors & Distinction from the University of Illinois. He also received his M.B.A. with Highest Distinction from Harvard University School of Business Administration, where he was named a Baker Scholar.
Bill regularly presents the results of ACORD research at dozens of conferences, board meetings, and executive sessions hosted by industry-leading organizations across the globe. His areas of particular expertise include digitization, change management, and the strategic and capability imperatives for high performance in the insurance industry.