WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) named Katherine Dease as Chief Technology and Innovation Officer. In this role, she will be responsible for the overall strategy and implementation of IRI’s operations and technology membership programs.
“One of IRI’s unique strategic objectives is to lead the industry in developing the digital solutions that our industry needs to meet the rapidly changing product needs and service expectations of advisors and consumers,” said Wayne Chopus, IRI President and CEO. “To date, we have made significant progress, and we are excited to have a proven leader like Katherine join the IRI team to continue and expand upon the important work we are doing.”
Dease brings more than 20 years of experience developing and releasing technology solutions. She joins IRI from Insurance Technologies, Inc., now Hexure, where she held roles as Head of Market Intelligence and Chief Product Officer. She was responsible for delivering industry knowledge, market research, competitive analysis, and strategic planning with roadmap creation and execution.
Dease is already very familiar with IRI and has been a thought leader in several of IRI’s operations and technology working groups and committees.
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