Group Head of Cloud, AXA Group Operations
At AXA Group Operations, Thomas Schelenz leads central Public and Private Cloud Services, Products and Operations. He is in charge of implementing AXA’s hybrid Cloud strategy, with end-to-end accountability of the different dimensions: Standardisation of Cloud Solutions, driving Cloud adoption through Operating Company Engagement, as well as Cloud Service Providers relationship management. Since 2021 Thomas leads the largest IT-Infrastructure Transformation program at the AXA group, which includes definition of the Operating Model, IT platforms implementation and applications migration. Previously Thomas has been Global Director in Digital Transformation - Head of Public Cloud Services and Digital Booster teams for AXA Group Operations. During his career in IT and Infrastructure, Thomas has assumed various international roles for AXA such as Infrastructure management, large scale transformation projects, innovation and IT applications development, where he contributed to the definition and implementation of the global strategy and services delivery in various technology domains such as Telephony, Distributed- and Cloud computing and Data Center management. Thomas holds a bachelor’s degree in Natural Science and Mathematics, as well as an INSEAD Executive Certification in Strategy and Innovation.