Northwestern Mutual

About Us:

We want people to make smart financial choices, so they can live the life they want and never thought they could. Through a distinctive big-picture approach, including both insurance and investments, we’re helping people navigate everyday living and guide them to their goals today and in the future.

We offer a startup vibe with Fortune 90 stability. We didn’t get to the 160-year mark by resisting change. We got here by embracing it, without ever compromising our principles. We’re a unique home for curious, ambitious talent who build technology that ensures our clients can make smart financial choices. We deliver the tools and culture our people need to live their best lives while doing their best work.

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Why We Support NY Tech Alliance:

Northwestern Mutual is proud to join with the NY Tech Alliance and its members to support the city’s technology community in creating a diverse, equitable and accessible tech ecosystem. For over 165 years, we’ve been committed to doing what’s right for our policy holders and clients. That drives our passion as we transform the experience we deliver through technology. While the impact on our clients drives our work, we know it begins by putting our people first. We are committed to creating a tech ecosystem that is reflective of the community. We know diverse thoughts, experiences and backgrounds lead to better outcomes and seek an environment where all people are welcomed, respected and can thrive.

How Can We Work Together?

Our Offer to You

As a company, we have a clear mission and make promises to our clients. Technology allows us to keep those promises, helping us to deliver financial security when our clients need it most. The work we do is incredibly impactful and we are inherently a “tech for good” organization that aims to enrich our clients’ lives as well as the communities we work in. We’re also committed to building a tech talent pipeline for the future by providing resources, access to tech training and career opportunities, especially to those in underserved communities through programs like Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, the Northwestern Mutual Black Founder Accelerator,  hi, Tech and more.

Our Ask of You

We’re excited to come together with the NY Tech Alliance community to build a sustainable, connected and inclusive tech ecosystem where everyone has access to the same opportunities and resources for educational and career success. Harnessing our collective power will strengthen our ability to nurture and develop tech talent – both our own and within the community – by ramping up opportunities for mentoring, training, events, networking and more.  We look forward to joining forces to make a difference by bolstering our overall capacity to drive diversity, growth and innovation in the NY tech community.  

Information, Knowledge & Resources - for You and Your Business

As part of our ongoing commitment to women and diversity, we’ve dedicated a total of $40 million of Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures funding to invest in startup companies founded by women and Black entrepreneurs.

The Northwestern Mutual Black Founder Accelerator powered by gener8tor is gener8tor's first accelerator exclusively focused on advancing Black founders.

Northwestern Mutual’shi, Tech program scales local tech education capacity via K12 outreach exposing students, teachers, and parents to what's possible with tech hi, Tech also annually invests dollars, along with in-kind support and thought leadership, in nonprofit and startup partners that scale computer science via tech-focused programs, teacher development and more.

Northwestern Mutual’s Internship was recognized as one of the top 100 programs by WayUp. The #NMtech Internship Program is part of our commitment to giving diverse students real-world opportunities and a rigorous, rewarding early career experience that ultimately strengthens the tech talent pipeline. Here’s six reasons tech students join to intern and stay with us.

Northwestern Mutual is building relationships with diverse talent, opening the door for future tech talent to the possibility of a tech career by investing in and supporting organizations and events like:

  • Women in Tech Conference to provide professional development content and an engaged network of support to women technologists and their allies – last year, we hosted this event for the second time with a record 4,536 registrants and featured 60 speakers from 30 companies across the country.
  • Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) to help grow influential Hispanic tech executives while developing the next generation of leaders.
  • Blacks in Tech (BIT) to help increase the representation and participation of Black people in the tech industry.
  • AfroTech Global Conference to bring together leaders in tech and business to exchange ideas and build a strong Black tech community.
  • Black Data Processing Association (BDPA) to help develop diverse talent and future IT leaders in STEM and all digital technology fields.