Profile of Kathy BurgerEditorial Director
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 575
Katherine Burger is Editorial Director of Bank Systems & Technology and Insurance & Technology, members of UBM TechWeb's InformationWeek Financial Services. She assumed leadership of Bank Systems & Technology in 2003 and of Insurance & Technology in 1991. In addition to directing the editorial strategy of both brands, Kathy is charged with the creation and development of new products, editorial supplements, special publications and live and online events including BS&T's Executive Summit, I&T's Executive Summit, Webcasts, live custom events and executive roundtables. Kathy is a frequent speaker/moderator at financial services industry conferences, and also has presented at a number of technology company user group and sales force events, as well as numerous Webcasts sponsored by industry leaders. She is a graduate of Carleton College.
Articles by Kathy Burger
posted in February 2012
CNO names Chief Technology Officer; Sean Fallon will focus on IT strategy, architecture, application development practices.
MajescoMastek introduces Producer Self-Service Portal, which extends vendor's Elixir Distribution Management offering to facilitate Internet communication and collaboration among agents, broker/dealers and carriers.
Chartis combines Claims, Operations and Systems under single management team headed by Eric Martinez; goal is to help improve customer service and ultimately lower loss ratios.
HCL Technologies and Great American Insurance Group ink integrated IT, BPO and infrastructure management services deal; Specialty P&C carrier expects to gain operational and strategic flexibility.
The hardest thing about IT isn't programming skills. Rather, the stumbling blocks have much more to do with interpersonal skills, objectivity, organization, budgeting acumen and communications.
Insurance companies and other financial services companies dominate the National Association for Female Executives' 2012 Top 50 Companies for Executive Women ranking. What are insurers doing right for women executives?
As technology consumerization increasingly influences the tools that insurance agents use and the ways in which they interact with insurance companies, multichannel distribution models are becoming increasingly complex, says editor-in-chief Kathy Burger.
Zurich names Sabrina Hart Chief Underwriting Officer for its Global Corporate in North America organization.