Miguel Edwards

Strategic Thinking

Miguel Edwards


Miguel Edwards teaches Strategic Thinking at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and facilitates leadership and strategy workshops for Corporate Learning Solutions.

Miguel is the Chief Information Officer for Kemper Insurance. For the previous four years, he served as Vice President of Strategy and Operations for the AIA Group at Allstate, responsible for supporting operations of a growing distribution channel. As a champion for the creative and innovative use of SalesForce.com, he has leveraged this cloud architecture as a Rapid Development Platform and has delivered complex, custom capabilities to market at breakneck speed. These capabilities have automated many business functions, and created transparency in the business that improved decision-making and optimized the sales process.

Miguel has over sixteen years of experience in technology, financial, and general leadership roles across the manufacturing, financial services, and insurance industries. He is extremely innovative and thrives in continuously changing environments. He has a strong commitment to customer satisfaction and a proven ability to evaluate strategic or crisis situations, develop pragmatic solutions, and exercise sound judgment in making timely decisions.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 2016

Professional Experience

Chief Information Officer

Kemper Insurance

Vice President, Strategy & Operations

Allstate Insurance Company

Senior Vice President

Cover-All Technologies, Inc.

Director, Business Engagement

Willis North America

Manager, IT&S Shared Operations

Tyco International



Rider University

Master of Business Administration

Metropolitan College of New York

Bachelor of Arts