Roman Dumiak

Previous Director of Technology Innovation, Allstate Insurance

Roman Dumiak recently retired as a Director in the Technology Innovation group for the Allstate Insurance Company. His focus included directing and facilitating efforts utilizing innovative software and hardware solutions from the ideation phase through implementation as part of Allstate Technology and Strategic Ventures (ATSV). 

The mission of Allstate’s Technology Innovation group includes: 
-Partnering with various business units and IT software teams to bring advanced and innovative solutions to market. This includes Proof of Concepts, Market Tests and partnering in the production delivery of these solutions.
-Actively seeking out and working with third-party organizations, such as universities and start-up firms to advance innovative solutions throughout the corporation.
-Advancing the role of new agile software methodologies as part of the core software development practices within Allstate.

His previous experience has included roles in application development, database administration, IT infrastructure and enterprise architecture. During his career, he has also functioned as a senior strategic planner working on a variety of IT-wide related strategies including ITIL/ ITSM planning and rollout and a Business Integrated Technology Strategy to create an optimized and integrated set of IT capabilities. Most recently, he was a key player in a fundamental transformation of the way Allstate ATSV develops, delivers and runs their technology solutions by leveraging Agile methodologies, DevOps principles and cloud-based platforms.
Dumiak has a B.S. in Math and Computer Science from the University of Illinois and a Masters in Telecommunications.

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