Anu George

Anu George

COO – Technology & Transformation

Anu George is the COO – Technology & Transformation for Morningstar, the leading

independent investment research firm. She works at the intersection of emerging

technologies, strategy, leadership & operational excellence and is known for her ability

to drive global, enterprise wide business innovation and transformation. She is a

frequent speaker on topics such as ‘future of work’, driving transformations, diversity &

inclusion, business excellence and leadership.

In acknowledgement of her achievements, Anu was was recognized by Crain’s Chicago

Business as one of the 2020 Notable Women Executives in Chicago.

At Morningstar, Anu has helped introduce and drive adoption of emereging

technologies like AI, machine learning, RPA, and chatbots to transform how work is

done. She is most energized when she is helping leaders discern the trends of the future

and help them successfully embrace that future.

Prior to Morningstar, Anu has worked at Unilever and GE. At Unilever, her last stint was

as the brand manager for one of the leading coffee brands in India. During her long

tenure at GE, Anu held a number of senior roles. She was responsible for launching

innovative finance and credit products for the Indian consumer; and helping grow the

then fledging offshore business process outsouring arm of GE. In the US, Anu held

several executive roles in business integrations, and operations management.

Anu has global experience through her extensive work in Asia, North America, and

Europe. She is committed to the cause of diversity, equity and inclusion, and has been

the executive sponsor of the Women’s resource group & Indian affinity group both at GE

& Morningstar. She is also an an Advisory Board Member of the Illinois Technology

Association (Women Influence Chicago and AI Council).

Anu believes in giving back to the community and is active in her role as a Board

Member of the Chicago Literacy Association.

Anu is an avid reader and her reading lists comprises an eclectic choice of material

relating to technology, science, business, leadership, history and religion.

Anu holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and accounting and a master’s degree in

business administration, with a specialization in marketing, from the University of