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.


Wednesday, November 16, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. ET
Women at all levels are shaping insurance technology with fresh perspectives and sharp skills. The Aite-Novarica Group Women’s Network, which includes 100 members from 24 companies in the insurance industry, connects these established and emerging leaders to provide a platform for mentorship,...
Wednesday, November 2, 2022
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. [Recording Available] Aite-Novarica Group’s Insurance Solution and...


November 29, 2022
On Tuesday, November 1st, I hosted the Insurance practice’s Agile Special Interest Group with my colleague, Aite-Novarica Group Senior Principal Martin Higgins. Special Interest Group sessions are exclusive opportunities for Aite-Novarica Group Insurance practice clients and Insurance Technology Research Council members to review recent trends and relevant research, share knowledge, and learn...
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November 10, 2022
On October 26th, I hosted the latest meeting of the Aite-Novarica Women’s Network on perspectives from developing leaders. We were joined by guest panelists Katie Wendling (Manager, Electric Insurance), Kimberly Wilson (AVP, Strategy and Planning, MetLife), and Dani Baresel-Pavlik (ECM Director, Pinnacol Assurance) who shared their experiences and perspectives. They had a couple pieces of key...
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