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 February 2011
The Canadian carrier is working on lining up all its P&C businesses on the same systems.
The exec has also held positions at Unum.
Ramani Ayer retired from The Hartford in August 2009.
Insurance carriers are applying increasingly sophisticated analytics tools to the data they gather from social media initiatives in order to increase customer engagement and improve acquisition and retention.
The former will expand its broker platform with technology from the latter.
Richard Leonard is promoted to the position from head of systems architecture and the company's M&A IT services team.
The carrier's Workplace Possibilities program aims to improve conditions for employees with difficulties.
Ayoub took over as VP and CIO of multiline P&C carrier Hastings Mutual this past June after a stint as CIO of Employers Holdings.
The company used LexisNexis for some of its commercial lines.
The life carrier says that its group pension plan enrollment app was the first created for the tablet computer.
The carrier also now offers tools to help ease formerly disabled employees back to work.
When preparing to release its app across three platforms, the Rhode Island-based P&C carrier worked collaboratively to ensure the best customer experience.
The "Early Innovator" grants are meant to help states design and implement infrastructure for healthcare-reform mandated exchanges.
MyChartis provides access to the carriers' online commercial insurance underwriting applications and services, as well as customized reports with account-specific information, the company says.
The carrier's goal is to spur better health habits among its long-term care insurance customers.
The carrier hopes to realize consistent branding, fast production time, ease of use and legal compliance from the new system.
Siglar discusses how a modern underwriting system and agent portal are improving the insurer's policy administration.
Having reached the limits of what they can squeeze out of their legacy systems, P&C carriers are looking to take advantage of a recovering economy by replacing their policy administration platforms with more flexible, configurable technology.
At the event, three carrier executives shared their thoughts on the current business environment, sourcing and social media.
The consultancy has identified a "new normal" business environment, but finds within that carriers looking for opportunities to add to the bottom line.
The newly minted CIO (former CTO) is working on health IT and customer experience initiatives to help grow the health carrier.
The president of the technology company stressed the importance of globalization to financial companies' growth.
The company will refocus on insurance products following the sale of its deposits.
When bringing a revamped commercial product to market, the carrier was able to lean on its robust, proprietary Austin Rating Tool.
Jeff Stelnik will continue to serve as chief actuary while leading analytics strategies at the health carrier.
Many of the projects on the plate of Drew Mazeitis, CIO for Armed Forces Insurance, involve working with data, he tells Insurance & Technology.
Insurance carriers and governments are beginning to examine how to compensate potential losses related to the events in Egypt.
The offering includes access to all aspects of the financial services provider's business, including insurance.
BuildFax's building permit data will be integrated into RMS' applications.
Like many American businesses, Hastings, Mich.-based Hastings Mutual is preparing for heavy, disruptive snowfall today. Paul Ayoub, CIO for the carrier, discussed how his company is getting ready for the blast.
To recognize February as National Children's Dental Health Month, the carrier launched the game and added to its online Oral Health Library.