Profile of Anthony O'Donnell
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Anthony O'Donnell has covered technology in the insurance industry since 2000, when he joined the editorial staff of Insurance & Technology. As an editor and reporter for I&T and the InformationWeek Financial Services of TechWeb he has written on all areas of information technology in the property/casualty, life and health insurance industries, following the trends and issues faced by senior technology executives. In addition to reporting and editorial duties for I&T, O'Donnell also serves as a moderator and speaker at industry events and broadcasts. He began his editorial career in the healthcare industry where he reported and edited for medical publications with a variety of audiences, from the general public to physicians and researchers. He has also worked in the healthcare field as a media relations professional and Spanish/English interpreter/translator, and has taught English composition and conversation classes to native speakers of Spanish, both in the United States and in Latin America. O'Donnell lives in the Portland, Oregon area with his wife and two sons.
Articles by Anthony O'Donnell
posted in May 2006
Moderate technology investment reduces risk of Standard Insurance's entry into the individual financial planning and investment management market.
All chief technology officers must concern themselves with meeting not just current but also future enterprise technology needs.
Kenny Klepper, former senior vice president of systems, technology and infrastructure at New York-based Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, says that his current position bears a strong resemblance to the managed-care environment in which he worked for about 10 years.
Insurance company CEOs might not yet know as much about technology as their technology officers might hope, but they know they need to be informed -- and so do the boards that evaluate their performance.
Mark Schwarzmann's up-front discipline improves the technology process and drives the use of standards at Ameriprise Financial.
Dan Carmichael's career-long interest in technology standards culminated in a successful corporate turnaround at Ohio Casualty.
Hartford Life's Group Benefits Division completes rapid "core conversion" of acquired CNA on time and within budget.