Profile of Nathan GoliaSenior editor, Insurance & Technology
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Nathan Golia is senior editor of Insurance & Technology. He joined the publication in 2010 as associate editor and covers all aspects of the nexus between insurance and information technology, including mobility, distribution, core systems, customer interaction, and risk management. He is a frequent speaker and moderator at live and online events held by both I&T and third parties. A veteran of the trade press, Nathan worked as a database marketing reporter and copy editor for Direct Marketing News, as well as an assistant editor for The Toy Book, before coming to I&T. He is a graduate of Buffalo State College and a proud Western New York native.
Articles by Nathan Golia
posted in November 2011
Armed Forces will realize better customer service and efficient operations post-migration, CIO Drew Mazeitis says.
The app lets group benefits, retirement and savings plan members submit benefit claims check plan balances on iPhone or BlackBerry.
The data will be used to develop flood models.
Reports this week remind carriers that the true cost of a catastrophe can't be known until weeks have past.
The carrier takes a big step forward by allowing customers to buy life insurance online.
Lippert, the former CIO of Citi and RBC, joined MetLife in August.
The news follows aborted bids for Transatlantic by Validus and Berkshire Hathaway.
With morale low following the financial crisis, CIO Allan Hackney and his team kicked off an employee competition to design apps for the recently released iPad — and got more results than they expected.
The Guidewire product's automation capabilities were a differentiatory in its selection, the insurer says.
Several iPipeline apps will be delivered via a custom portal to Liberty Life agents.
The direct writer says Epsilon's data will help it optimize its one-to-one marketing.
Several states were hit in an outbreak mirroring one at the beginning of tornado season.
Amid all the focus on customer experience, agents find their experiences with insurers to be lacking, some industry observers say.
Between healthcare reform and Dodd-Frank, insurance regulators have a full plate of rules to implement that will affect all lines of business. Iowa insurance commissioner and NAIC president Susan Voss spoke recently with I&T associate editor Nathan Golia about how regulators are harmonizing their efforts, what solvency means for insurance Carriers and where social media fits in insurance.
The health insurer will open an online store with several different plans designed for the small business employee.
The HealthRules product suite allows end users to configure it to meet new market demands, the companies say.
We polled attendees on the same questions we posed to readers in advance of the event, comparing and contrasting the results.
The Great American CIO talked with I&T editorial director Kathy Burger about getting the business side on board with a major transformation effort.
Like Independence Blue Cross, New Jersey-based Amerihealth is parlaying a simple sponsorship into a wellness play — and technology is a major component of its value proposition.
With the final shape of healthcare reform still uncertain, insurance IT departments are focusing on improving data and analytics capabilities to prepare for developing rules.
Insurers are pushing boundaries in their uses of information from social networking sites. But how far is too far?
Working in Massachusetts, an environment with stringent data security and privacy regulations, has taught John Hancock CIO Allan Hackney the value of education in preserving the integrity of corporate data. He spoke with I&T about how the company works with employees to stay secure as the iPad rises quickly within the enterprise.
Curt LeBeau is responsible for he company's corporate underwriting, underwriting support services, premium billing/audit and data analysis functions.
The Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance will advise the Federal Insurance Office on its responsibilities.
Whenever experts discuss best practices for protecting personal or corporate data, we nod in agreement. But we don't follow them as closely as we should.
The "human being is the perimeter," E&Y experts say, as attackers aim to take advantage of individual users' behavior to gain footholds in corporate networks.
American Safety provides customized insurance products and solutions for businesses and industries underserved by the standard insurance market.
The insurer selected the automated system in order to free up its underwriters from administrative tasks.
The STG Suite will replace the insurer's existing policy, underwriting, rating, billing, and distribution management systems.