201210 Insurance and Technology: Elite 8 Committee
Susan Gueli,NationwideFinancialGraemeBoddy,BuildersMutualIntroducing I&T’s Elite 8 of 2012By Anthony ODonnell (mailto:email@example.com)October 15, 2012URL: (http://insurancetech.com/management-strategies/introducing-its-elite-8-of-2012/240009030)Every year I&T honors eight outstanding senior insurance carrier technology executives for theirsuccessful use of technology to support their company’s business objectives. I&T’s editors aredelighted to introduce this year’s honorees who have made a difference at companies in the P&C, lifeand health insurance sectors.Be sure to check out the first two profiles, published today at www.insurancetech.com:Nationwide Financials Susan Gueli Builds Muscle and EnergyBuilders Mutuals Graeme Boddy Accelerates IT Development To Stay AheadThe Elite 8 are selected at the end of a months-long process of collecting andreviewing nominations from industry analysts, vendors, insurance carrier colleaguesand anybody else who might feel moved to call for the recognition of a technologyexecutive’s outstanding contributions. Some have driven especially noteworthyinitiatives in the last year or so; some have demonstrated longer records of success.Studying these executive accomplishments and getting to know them throughinterviews is a highlight of the year for I&T’s editors, and we hope you might catchsome of our enthusiasm reflected in the profiles that we’ll publish this week.Selection of the Elite 8 is also bittersweet process in that, in the end, we can only recognize eight ofthe many interesting and effective executives who are nominated. We congratulate those who madethe cut this year, and we encourage advocates of those who didn’t to consider renominating them nextyear.Every year we enlist the help of distinguished industry observers to help us evaluatethe merits of nominees and to vote for the Elite 8 Award winners. We’d like to thankthose who graciously took the trouble to participate in the process this year:Elite 8 2012 Advisory BoardCraig Weber, CEO, Celent (Boston)Matthew Josefowicz, Partner and Managing Director, Novarica (New York)Steve Callahan, Practice Director, Robert E. Nolan Company (Simsbury, Conn.)Frank Petersmark, CIO Advocate, X by 2 (Farmington Hills, Mich.)Page 1 of 210/15/2012http://www.insurancetech.com/management-strategies/introducing-its-elite-8-of-2012/24...
Stephen Applebaum, Senior Analyst, Aite Group (Boston)Deborah Smallwood, Founder, SMA (Boston)David Hollander, Global Insurance Advisory Leader of Ernst & Young LLP, Ernst & Young (NewYork)Neal Baumann, U.S. Insurance Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP (New York)John Mullen, VP, Insurance, Capgemini (New York)Copyright ® 2010 United Business Media LLC (http://ubmtechnology.com/united-business-media-llc-copyright/) | Privacy Statement(http://ubmtechnology.com/united-business-media-llc-privacy-statement/) | Terms of Service (http://ubmtechnology.com/united-business-media-llc-terms-of-service/) |Contact Us (http://insurancetech.com/contact) | RSS (http://insurancetech.com/rss)Page 2 of 210/15/2012http://www.insurancetech.com/management-strategies/introducing-its-elite-8-of-2012/24...