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 December 2007
At Insurance & Technology's Executive Summit 2007, insurance technology executives learned about the challenges of serving the younger Millennial customers and workers; the changing nature of globalization; speed to market; and the potential of Web 2.0 and social networking technologies to transform their businesses.
A report by the McKinsey Global Institute outlines the power of four global "financial power brokers" -- oil-rich countries, Asian central banks, hedge funds and private equity firms, which are all becoming increasingly active in the financial services and business technology industries.
St. Paul-based Travelers' announcement this week that it is pledging to reduce total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by seven percent by 2011 is another example of how high-profile topics such as green computing, sustainability and energy efficiency have become in financial services.