The Aite-Novarica Group Insurance CIO Council Meeting will be held on September 20, 2022, at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada, during InsureTech Connect. The event will feature presentations by Aite-Novarica Group’s senior team and our CIO members. This event is open to Aite-Novarica Group’s Insurance CIO Research Council members and invited guests only.

The Aite-Novarica Group Insurance CIO Council is a knowledge-sharing community of more than 400 CIOs and insurer IT leaders with a mission to strengthen the industry’s ability to leverage technology effectively. At this year’s event, we will cover topics such as:

  • Communicating the value of technology capabilities, critical metrics and KPIs, and how to frame technology investments in business value terms
  • Innovation and emerging tech, including the importance of culture and organizational incentives
  • Preparing for change in required capabilities, organizational needs, and talent management and recruiting

Key Reasons to Attend:

  • Participate in interactive panel discussions covering critical topics for insurer CIOs
  • Network and exchange ideas with other insurer CIOs and IT leaders
  • Hear from Aite-Novarica Group about key trends impacting your business and recommendations for how to best position your organization for success in today’s evolving industry
  • Discuss how to make the most out of the upcoming ITC event

Aite-Novarica Group Moderators

Jeff Goldberg
Jeff Goldberg
Head of Insurance Insight & Advisory
Aite-Novarica Group
Chip Bircher
Chip Bircher
Head of Life Insurance, Annuities, & Benefits
Datos Insights

CIO Panelists

John Albanese
John Albanese
Reliance Standard Life
John Kessler
John Kessler
EVP & Chief Strategy Officer
Encova Mutual Insurance Group
Kim Pfiffner
Kim Pfiffner
VP & CIO - Benefits and Protection
Principal Financial Group
Darryl Siry
Darryl Siry
Martina Conlon
Martina Conlon
Head of Insurance Insights
Datos Insights


Tuesday, September 20, 2022
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM (PDT)
Aite-Novarica Presentation: Welcome to the New Insurance Ecosystem
Moderated by Jeff Goldberg
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM (PDT)
Aite-Novarica Presentation: Insurance Innovation Best Practices
Moderated by Rob McIsaac
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
CIO Innovation Panel
Moderated by Martina Conlon
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM (PDT)
Coffee and Networking Break
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM (PDT)
Closing Aite-Novarica Panel: Innovation and InsureTech
Moderated by Martina Conlon
4:00 PM - 4:10 PM (PDT)
Closing Comments
4:10 PM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
Networking & Cocktails Reception




Mandalay Bay

3950 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89119

United States
(877) 632-7800