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 January 2009
Perhaps some might argue that the AIG/GenRe finite reinsurance transaction was egregious in some respects, and that in this instance a man capable of and accustomed to playing by the rules departed from them. If that is true, his conviction is a tragedy. If it's not, it's a travesty.
Competing for external recognition has helped MetLife's call center operations leadership identify the capabilities it needs in order to deliver best-in-class service.
Following acquisition by private equity fund, Fiserv Insurance rebrands as StoneRiver; faces identity challenges but also opportunities of private ownership.
The Satyam scandal may be a unique case, but insurers nonetheless are likely to require greater transparency from their offshore partners, especially for business process outsourcing.
Rental insurance confirmation site supports partnerships with property management companies that deliver new insurance business to Assurant Special Property.
Former AIG executive Ty Sagalow has taken on the role of chief innovation officer for Zurich North America Commercial.
Currently president of the life group of Medical Mutual's Consumer Life Insurance Co., Chiricosta fills the gap left by the tragic death of Kent W. Clapp in December 2008.
In 2009, life insurance companies will incorporate risk management lessons learned into their existing enterprise risk management processes to stay ahead of their competition. In terms of modeling priorities, line managers and corporate functions will have increasing responsibility to ensure that lessons learned are incorporated into the models. Companies that develop a holistic approach to ERM will be better equipped to maintain liquidity under future stress scenarios.
Intuit will market The Hartford's XactPAY Web premium payment platform, and the carrier will in turn market Intuit's payroll solution to its small business commercial agents.