Envision Speakers


Keynote Speaker – Karl Gouverneur

Vice President – Digital Workplace & Corporate Solutions and Head of Digital Innovation at Northwestern Mutual

About Karl
Karl Gouverneur (pronounced “Governor”) joined Northwestern Mutual in 2006 after having established himself as an innovative business leader with a focus on digital across several industries and most recently insurance and financial services.

In his current role, Gouverneur leads NM’s technology teams focusing on all employee experiences which includes workplace tech and corporate systems. In addition, Gouverneur is responsible for digital innovation across the enterprise, raising the profile of Milwaukee with regards to digital (#MKETechHub) and is executive director for the NM Data Science Institute. Gouverneur delivers digital assets that drive value by enriching the experience of the company’s employees including an award-winning digital innovation program. Board and other professional memberships: Discovery World STEM museum board member, Milwaukee School of Engineering regent, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures board member, Cream City Venture Capital chair and Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute

Giulio Soliani
Watson Offering Manager

About Giulio
Giulio Soliani is an Offering Manager for the IBM Watson Group with a Masters of Science in Engineering background. Throughout his career, Giulio has worked with IBM clients worldwide to implement Watson solutions in the Customer Care space. He is originally from Italy and is quite passionate about food (what a surprise!)