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 September 2009
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social networking sites can be fun and distracting -- but as more users of all age groups start to explore business uses for these sites, insurers and other businesses are starting to take them more seriously.
Andy Edwardson has led Farmers Alliance Mutual Insurance's IT organization in a series of ambitious IT endeavors -- including an SOA initiative -- that would scare off many larger carriers.
Two AXA Equitable IT execs elected to SVP; Leann Bohner, a senior information officer, and Michael Healy, an operations officer, are among four executives recognized.
Dell to acquire Perot Systems for $3.9 billion; companies together represent $8 billion in services revenue in deal that is likely to have an impact on insurance IT marketplace.
When all is said and done, the best health insurance plan, I always say, is "Don't get sick." But short of that we need to find the best way to insure the greatest number of people at the least cost.
HP Exstream 7.0 Targets Streamlined Customer Communications Across the Enterprise
Aviva appoints Chris Littlefield to U.S. CEO post; former COO helped manage 2006 acquisition of AmerUs
Let the retrospectives begin. Over the next couple of weeks we are sure to get an earful and eyeful of analysis, second-guessing and forecasting relating to the fact that it is one year since the failures (near or actual) of Lehman Brothers and AIG, as well as Bank of America's 11th-hour deal to acquire Merrill Lynch.
Mercury Insurance Picks Guidewire for Policy Admin, Billing and Claims Management