Chief Strategy Officer, Atidot

Contact Information
New York, NY
United States
Phone: 614-906-8642
Sherry Chan is an award-winning actuary with 20+ years of outstanding leadership in strategic policy, operations, relationship management, and communications, currently serving as Chief Strategy Officer of Atidot, a $20+ million funded insurtech startup that provides state-of-the-art predictive analytics and artificial intelligence to life insurance companies and its ecosystem. Previously, Ms. Chan was chosen unanimously by New York City elected officials and union presidents to serve as the City’s 5th Chief Actuary in its 100+ year history, becoming one of the highest ranked Asian-American officials in the City’s administration. In this prior role, Ms. Chan provided technical expertise to the City’s five retirement systems and pension funds with approximately 800,000 active and retired members and over $250 billion of assets. Ms. Chan certified the $10 billion annual required pension contributions for these retirement systems and pension funds, ensuring accuracy, and oversaw a City agency with a professional staff who has decades of experience in and out of City service. Ms. Chan also previously served as the Chief Actuarial Officer for the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System and as Chief Actuary for the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio. A Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, an Enrolled Actuary with the Joint Board, a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, and a conferee of an Executive MBA and Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and actuarial science from The Ohio State University, Ms. Chan regularly gives presentations at colleges, conferences, and on webinars. Ms. Chan is a founding member of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries’ Women in Consulting Community, the original co-founder of Abacus Actuaries, the American Academy of Actuaries’ Vice President for Pension, and a member of The Ohio State University’s College of Arts & Sciences Dean Advisory Committee.


CCA Member Since 2022
Government DB/DC
Strategic Planning Committee

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Talking Risk 2018 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 09, 2018)

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