Debbie Brackeen

Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, CSAA Insurance Group

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Wisconsin

Stream: Risk

Debbie Brackeen is the executive vice president, and chief strategy and innovation officer for CSAA Insurance Group, which has offered automobile, homeowners and other personal lines of insurance to AAA members through AAA clubs for more than 100 years. CSAA Insurance Group has been rated A or better by A.M. Best for 90 years and is one of the top property and casualty personal lines insurers in the United States.

Debbie leads the company’s organization in strategy, partnerships, innovation and venture investing. She has more than 25 years of experience and senior leadership at innovative high-tech companies, including Apple, Sun, HP, eBay, two venture-backed startups. Prior to joining CSAA IG, served as the global head of innovation at Citigroup.

Debbie is currently serving as board observer to Kin Insurance, a member of the advisory board for The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative, and as a board director for the non-profits Legacy Youth Leadership and Thirst Project. She previously served as director and past chair of the Silicon Valley Forum, an advisor to the Astia Technology Committee, and advisor on the corporate board of the National Venture Capital Association.

Debbie holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. She has completed executive education programs at the Northwestern Kellogg School of Management, INSEAD, and Stanford Law School.