Liazon’s Amit Ghorawat Recognized as a “Benefit Technology Innovator” by Employee Benefit News
BUFFALO, NY– May 6, 2016 – Amit Ghorawat, Director of Product at Liazon, has been recognized as a Benefit Technology Innovator by Employee Benefit News for his innovative contributions to Liazon’s benefits exchange technology. Liazon operates the industry-leading private benefits exchanges, including the Bright Choices® Exchange and Liazon-powered private label exchanges, for businesses across the U.S.
Mr. Ghorawat was recognized for leading the product team responsible for Liazon’s global and U.S. offerings and for driving the product strategy, roadmap, and design. Mr. Ghorawat helped establish the product function at Liazon and has built a 17-member team from the ground up.
Mr. Ghorawat has led his team to continually evolve the private exchange, thus enabling hundreds of thousands of employees to select the benefits that fit their needs. The Liazon exchange has consistently been heralded as having best-in-class decision support including a recommendation engine, education, and easy-to-use comparison and summary tools that help people become engaged and empowered to make their selections.
“Amit has been instrumental in evolving the exchange over the years to provide more sophisticated functionality and a simpler user experience, as well as expanding it beyond the U.S. market” said Ashok Subramanian, co-founder and CEO of Liazon. “His vision and understanding of market needs has made this a technology that receives near-perfect satisfaction ratings from our users.”
The Benefit Technology Innovator Awards recognize visionaries who are driving technology innovation, overcoming organizational and technology barriers, deploying leading-edge technology, and shaping benefits technology regulation and policy. View a slideshow featuring some of the award recipients here.
This award complements Liazon’s growing recognition in the technology innovation arena which includes honors from the Digital Health Awards, InfoTech WNY, and others.
Liazon operates the industry-leading private benefits exchanges for businesses across the U.S. Liazon’s exchange, distributed under the brand name Bright Choices® and as a private label, is an online benefits store that allows employees to personalize their benefits package with a selection of health, dental, vision, life, disability, and a host of other benefits from top national and regional providers. Bright Choices enables companies to achieve a benefits strategy that maximizes value for their benefits dollars and helps attract and retain talent through high employee satisfaction and empowerment. Liazon was acquired by Towers Watson, now Willis Towers Watson, in 2013. To learn more about Liazon and the Bright Choices Exchange, go to www.liazon.com.
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