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 2010
XL Insurance appoints Seraina Maag Chief Executive for North America Property & Casualty; former Zurich North America executive succeeds retiring Dennis Kane.
Will things be different in Round 2? The updated proposal for healthcare reform released by the Obama White House on Monday, February 22, is being positioned as a revised plan designed to make health insurance coverage more affordable and also bolster federal authority to regulate premium hikes.
The mood at Celent's 2010 CIO Roundtable was relatively hopeful, with executives and analysts expressing cautious optimism that the insurance industry is ready to move beyond crisis and retrenchment.
Call it preemptive, inevitable, cynical or reluctant, but this week's announcement by Louisville, Ky.-based Humana Inc. that it will reduce its workforce on by approximately 1,400 positions (five percent) over the course of 2010 is also a reflection of reality.
Accenture and SAS to jointly develop, implement and manage predictive analytics solutions; Accenture SAS Analytics Group will target financial services, healthcare and government.
Unum selects All-in-One IP Communications Software Suite from Interactive Intelligence to improve efficiencies for distributed contact centers and work-at-home users.