Guidewire Names Shaji Sethu as SVP and Managing Director for APAC


Guidewire is pleased to announce the appointment of Shaji Sethu as Senior Vice President (SVP) and Managing Director of Guidewire APAC. Reporting to President and Chief Revenue Officer John Mullen, Sethu will oversee Guidewire's customer-facing teams across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, including sales, customer success, and professional services.

Sethu brings extensive experience to his new role, having previously served as General Manager and Vice President of Sales for APAC at Duck Creek Technologies. He also led services integration and transformation at NTT. His career has been marked by transformative leadership, strategic partnerships, and customer-centric initiatives that have accelerated value for APAC insurers. Sethu holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Wollongong (Australia) and a Master of Computer Science from the University of Technology Sydney.

John Mullen, Guidewire President and Chief Revenue Officer, stated, "The Asia-Pacific market is critical to the insurance industry and to Guidewire. Shaji is a welcome addition to our leadership team and will build on the momentum and opportunities Guidewire is seeing in the region. His industry knowledge and technical expertise make him an invaluable strategic partner to our customers and ideally suited to lead our business within the unique cultural and market dynamics of APAC."

Expressing his enthusiasm for the new role, Shaji Sethu said, "I'm excited to join the Guidewire team during a period of tremendous growth in the APAC region. Guidewire has heavily invested in delivering market-leading SaaS and analytics functionality and regional capabilities. I look forward to supporting APAC insurers alongside the largest ecosystem of consulting and technology partners in the industry."

Guidewire is the trusted platform for P&C insurers to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. It combines digital, core, analytics, and machine learning to deliver its platform as a cloud service. Over 540 insurers in 40 countries, from startups to the largest and most complex organizations, rely on Guidewire. The company boasts a strong track record with over 1,600 successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Its marketplace offers hundreds of applications to accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.