Eric Boyum serves as a managing director and national leader of Aon’s technology and communications industry practice. This industry practice serves more than 1,400 clients representing over $1 billion in annual premiums. The ARS U.S. technology practice is one of our largest and fastest growing industry groups. In this role, Boyum leads Aon’s research, strategy and alignment of Aon core competencies in risk, health talent and retirement to meet the current and future needs of technology companies.
In 2016, Boyum was appointed to Aon’s enterprise analytics network focused on identifying and leveraging emerging technologies that can be used to help Aon and its clients better understand and manage their risks in more effective and efficient ways. As part of this appointment he represents Aon Risk Solutions US at the Plug and Play startup ecosystem. Aon is the first insurance brokerage firm in the world to become an anchor partner with Plug and Play.
Over 20+ years with Aon, Boyum has amassed considerable experience in executive liability program development and claim resolutions, primarily in the technology and telecommunications, life science and retail sectors.
Boyum for most of his career has specialized in executive liability coverages including directors and officers liability, employment practices liability, wage and hour, fiduciary liability, and fidelity insurances.
Prior to Boyum’s engagement with Aon he spent five years in brokerage positions in the San Francisco Bay area working with technology clients.
Boyum holds a B.S. in business finance with an emphasis in risk and insurance from the University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse.
In 2014, Boyum was recognized as a power broker by Risk and Insurance Magazine.