Distinguished Engineer - Bill Ohnemus
“The ability to build solutions from à la carte ecosystems of capabilities is becoming real. This will mean both big challenges and big opportunities for CSC and our partners breaking down (in time) the old enterprise models… and that’s a good thing.” -- Bill Ohnemus
Bill Ohnemus is a principal in CSC’s insurance industry practice in the Americas with 30 years of broad and deep experience developing and implementing solutions. As a solution architect, he is often sought out to coordinate and manage the technology direction for CSC’s insurance industry solutions, with recent emphasis on APIs and the supporting frameworks.
Since mid-2014, Bill has co-led segments of CSC’s broad-based technology transformation. He has led the development of pragmatic guidelines for an API-centric integration architecture and API-enablement of software packages, and he has focused on the creation of an API-centric ecosystem of business components The program is ongoing today.
Bill says that his contributions occur in a team environment with designs and development outcomes that are core to the offerings in CSC’s insurance software portfolio. His team’s current emphasis is on pushing the adoption of next-generation technologies, architectures and road maps that lead to what he describes as the “obvious as-a-service economy” that will soon dominate CSC's insurance offering portfolio.
Bill obtained his master's degree (MSIS) from Northwestern University in 2015, specializing in Information Security. He is also certified as an Amazon Web Services associate solution architect and has completed the Cornell University Leadership program. In 2010, Bill was awarded a grant from CSC’s Leading Edge Forum to write a paper entitled "Being an Effective Entrepreneur in a Cloud Ecosystem.” He frequently speaks at industry and technical conferences on the latest developments and best practices in API technologies.