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 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 September 2011

Insurers' Innovation Talk Is Cheap, CIO Says

Proven technologies can help insurers entice customers, lower operational costs and develop innovative business processes, but caution tends to win over audacity when it comes to adopting those technologies.

IPO Won't Change Guidewire's Independent Direction - CEO Marcus Ryu

In remarks at the vendor's user group conference in San Francisco, Ryu spoke of the company's growth, its possession of "the largest software engineering team dedicated to the P&C industry," and said a planned IPO would support the company's original goal to be a "long-term, standalone, independent company."

Cigna Rebrands as Individual-Centric

Cigna CIO says that the company's redefined focus on the individual customer will permeate every project the health insurer's IT organization will undertake.

Bill Pieroni Named Marsh COO

Pieroni will be responsible for Marsh's global operations and will focus on the Marsh platform to maximize performance and delivery what the broker characterizes as superior, differentiated value for its clients.

Ten Years After: Recollections of 9/11

While drafting up my own memories of Sept. 11, 2001, I reached out to a few readers about their experiences and thoughts about the aftermath. What is your recollection of that day that will live in infamy?

Guidewire Files for IPO

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities and Citigroup will act as joint book-running managers for the offering.

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