IT professionals from across the country and across the property casualty industry attended the 2017 Information Technology Conference, April 2-5, in New Orleans.
Mike Walsh, CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy that helps design business for the 21st Century, advises leaders on how to thrive in an era of disruptive technological change. Walsh’s clients include many of the global Fortune 500. Rather than focusing on the distant future, he takes an anthropological approach–scanning the near horizon for emerging technologies and disruptive shifts in human behavior, and translating these into pragmatic plans for business transformation. A prolific writer and commentator, his views have appeared in a wide range of international publications including BusinessWeek, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal.
Jack Salzwedel is chairman, chief executive officer and president of American Family Insurance, headquartered in Madison, Wis. A native of DeForest, Wis., Jack began his career with American Family in 1983 as a claim adjuster. In 1985, he followed in the footsteps of his father, Tom, and became an agent for the company. In his current role, Jack oversees the American Family enterprise of companies, which includes American Family and subsidiaries, Homesite and The General. He serves on boards for the Property and Casualty Insurers Association of America, the Insurance Information Institute, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and United Way of Dane County.
Lisa Woodley has spent the last 20 years creating digital experiences that drive brand value. As vice president of Experience Design at NTT Data, Lisa leads a team of digital strategists, research associates, experience architects and visual designers in the development of strategic digital engagements across Insurance, Financial Services and many other industries that NTT DATA serves. In addition to her role at NTT DATA, Lisa is an adjunct faculty member at Rutgers University where she teaches User Experience (UX) Design as part of the Rutgers Center for Innovation in Education Masters of Business Science program.
Matthew Josefowicz is president and chief executive officer at Novarica. He is a widely-published and often-cited expert on insurance and financial services technology, operations, and e-business issues who has presented his research and thought-leadership at numerous industry conferences.
Dr. Michael A. Roberto will lead a CIO leadership workshop at the 2017 PCI Information Technology Conference. Professor Roberto teaches leadership, managerial decision making, and business strategy as the trustee professor of management at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. He joined the faculty at Bryant University after teaching at Harvard Business School for six years. Previously, he was a visiting associate professor at New York University's Stern School of Business.
Dr. Peter Tippett is a Health IT and Computer Security pioneer, visionary and current CEO of HealthCelerate and chairman for DataMotion, Inc. Tippett most recently served as the chief medical officer and VP of security and industry solutions at Verizon and also led the Verizon Innovation Incubator. An information security pioneer, Tippett has led the computer security industry for more than 20 years, initially as a vendor of security products, and over the past 16 years, as a key strategist. He is widely credited with creating the first commercial anti-virus product that later became Norton AntiVirus.
Jerry Wind is The Lauder Professor and Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and is the founding director of the Wharton "think tank,” The SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management. He is internationally known for pioneering research on organizational buying behavior, market segmentation, conjoint analysis and marketing strategy. He consults with major firms around the world, provides expert testimony in many intellectual property and antitrust cases and has lectured in over 50 universities worldwide.
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