Spring 2023 Host Keynote: How Cigna Built and Manages Their Enterprise Cloud To Deliver Business Value and Contain Cost

Spring 2023

In this keynote session, ONUG community members will learn about the process and strategies Cigna, in partnership with AWS, used to design, implement, and operationalize our enterprise cloud deployment. The session will cover topics such as how we balanced the need for scalability and security with cost containment, the controls and processes we put in place to manage our cloud environment, and the technologies we used to drive efficiency and deliver business value.

-Introduction to the session
-Overview of Cigna’s enterprise cloud deployment
-How Cigna and partners designed for scalability, security and cost containment
-Implementation and operationalization strategies and processes
-Technologies and tools used to drive efficiency, optimization and business value

Target Audience:
This session is ideal for IT and business leaders who are responsible for enterprise cloud, looking to optimize their own cloud deployments and achieve similar results. Attendees will gain insights on the best practices and strategies used by Cigna and its partners to design, implement and manage a successful enterprise cloud.


Mike is a seasoned leader approaching 20 years with the Cigna Group. In his
tenure, he has served in a variety of roles across infrastructure, application
delivery, security, and technology strategy. He is currently the Managing
Director of Cigna's US Commercial Business where he is responsible for all
strategy, delivery, and operations across Sales, Underwriting, Pricing, Plan
Implementation, and the Cigna Pharmacy.
Prior to his current role, Mike led Cigna’s Center of Cloud Enablement
including the Public Cloud CoE, the Enterprise DevOps CoE, PaaS platform
engineering, and data center strategy & operations.  In this role he:
established Cigna’s Public Cloud Center of Enablement which enabled wide
use of public cloud services across all business lines; consolidated Cigna's
enterprise data center footprint; and led the consolidation of PaaS platforms.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems and
an MBA from the University of Connecticut. He lives in Connecticut with his
wife and two children.

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