Deb Zawisza

Deb Zawisza

Senior Principal

Areas of Expertise: Agile Transformation, IT Transformation, Leadership, Property/Casualty Claims

Deb Zawisza is Senior Principal at Aite-Novarica Group. She has expertise in insurance technology leadership and transformation with over 25 years of experience.

Prior to joining the firm, she spent eight years as SVP/CIO for Claims/Loss Control at Travelers Insurance, leading core system modernization, expansion of data and analytic capabilities, Agile transformation and digital initiatives related to property/casualty claims across all lines of business. Deb has also served as CIO/CTO at The Phoenix Companies (now Nassau Re), where she was responsible for all IT functions for life and annuity and investment management. In addition, she has held roles as a Senior Principal Consultant at PwC with a focus on insurance technology strategy and various IT leadership roles at Aetna for commercial P/C, Life and Annuity and pensions.

Deb attended Rensselaer Polytechnic’s MBA program and holds a B.B.A. from Adelphi University.


Thursday, February 9, 2023 | 11:00 a.m. ET
Clients, please be sure to login to view the full on-demand recording of the webinar. If you’re not a client and you’re interested in viewing the on-demand recording of the webinar, please click here. Usually, in a challenging environment, insurers would be tightening their...
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 | 11:00 a.m. ET
Join Aite-Novarica Group Head of Property & Casualty Insurance Martina Conlon and Senior Principals Nancy Casbarro, Carey Geaglone, and Deb Zawisza as they discuss the Budgets & Projects and Top 10 Trends in Insurance reports coming out in Q1. The Aite-Novarica Group...


March 2, 2023
Aite-Novarica Group’s Top 10 Trends in Property & Casualty, 2023: Turning Disruption Into Opportunities report identifies “transformation moves beyond core systems” as one of the top trends in 2023. As many core system transformation initiatives are nearing completion, carriers are shifting their transformation efforts to optimize other business capabilities, such as general ledger (GL) and...
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January 4, 2023
The issues with Southwest Airlines over the holidays should be a learning moment for all CEOs who decided to delay crucial system upgrades to improve profitability. Many CIOs have been in the situation where executives don’t understand the importance of investing in crucial “back-office” systems and processes. From the press reports, it sounds as if that is what happened to Southwest....
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