Profile of Kathy BurgerEditorial Director
Member Since: 7/1/2014
Blog Posts: 396
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 October 2009
Huntington Bank appoints James J. Plum Director of Consumer Lending.
SAP appoints Don Trotta new head of Global Financial Services; responsibilities include product strategy, development and market positioning in banking and insurance.
U.S. Bank selects Rockall's STOC solution for Enterprise Collateral Management; system will provide bank with automated valuation and monitoring that helps reduce risk, improve regulatory compliance.
Banks don't like to go public about operational problems, breaches, or systems glitches, as I noted in a blog last week about how the industry deals with security and risk management issues. That's why I was surprised to see a full-page ad in this Sunday's (Oct. 11, 2009) New York Times from TD Bank with the headline "Thank you for your understanding."
Historically, financial institutions that have experienced security breaches or costly exposure to operational and other kinds of risks have tended to keep these incidents under wraps.