CLARA Analytics Names Heather H. Wilson as Chief Executive Officer
Wilson selected as CEO by the CLARA Board of Directors based on her long track record of outstanding leadership in insurance.
By: CLARA Analytics
"Underwriting profitability and claims excellence remain a focus for all carriers. CLARA's tools deliver insights and optimize performance through the company's unique AI/ML models, leading to improved claim outcomes and underwriting results for our clients. CLARA's product suite has already saved organizations millions of dollars as well as streamlined operations,"
"Heather's insurance domain knowledge as well as deep data science and AI expertise make her the absolute ideal fit for CLARA's next stage of growth," said Andy Pinkes, Independent Board Member and Interim CEO at CLARA.
Wilson currently sits on Equifax's Board of Directors, serving on the Audit Committee and Technology Committee. She is recognized as a world-class expert and pioneer in data, analytics and AI. Previously, Wilson was the Chief Data Officer of AIG, responsible for the firm's enterprise data program and next-generation data infrastructure. While at AIG, she was named the Insurance Woman of the Year by the Insurance Technology Association for her data innovation work. Furthermore, she was appointed to the U.S. Treasury Financial Research Advisory Committee in Washington, D.C., in 2015 for her data program experience.
In addition, Wilson was Global Head of Innovation and Advanced Technology at Kaiser Permanente, responsible for overseeing the strategies and implementation of leading-edge, data-driven analytical programs. Outside of the insurance space, Wilson served as Chief Data Officer of Citigroup and Global Head of Decision Management, responsible for spearheading new analytical capabilities companywide. As Executive Vice President, Chief Data Scientist of L Brands, an American fashion retailer, Wilson led several transformational data-oriented initiatives.
Wilson has been a steady supporter of diversity. She launched the Kaiser Permanente Women in Technology group, focused on mentorship and retention for women in math, technology and science. ...
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