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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 May 2009

Alan Hughes Named BCBSNC CIO

Hughes comes to Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina from GE Financial, where he has been CIO for Global Risk Management and Distribution Finance.

Allstate Opens Green Data Center

The Rochelle, Ill.-based center, built to meet LEED Gold certification, takes advantage of the city's high capacity fiber-optics network.


Mathas succeeds Sy Sternberg, who had remained chairman of the board of directors in a non-executive capacity following his retirement June 30, 2008.

Automation Service for Insurers Launched on SWIFT

Following a 12-month pilot, the new service is planned to be available to any carrier who wants to participate in what SWIFT calls a shared vision of faster, more standardized settlement of insurance and reinsurance transactions.

eGistics and Global 360 Forge Alliance

The strategic partnership will enable Global 360 to provide a secure hosted enterprise SaaS delivery environment for Global 360 applications and to offer long-term hosted storage on eGistics' data centers.

AIG’s Liddy Will Step Down

AIG's board concurs with Liddy that the CEO and chairman roles should be separated and says it will conduct a search to fill each position.

Norwich Union To Deploy ClickSoftware

The vendor's ServiceOptimization Suite will be deployed in the carrier's auto insurance business to more efficiently schedule field engineer appointments.

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