Martina Conlon is an Executive Vice President of Research and Consulting and practice leader for property/casualty at Novarica. She is an expert on IT strategy, organizational approaches, and technology architecture and is the primary researcher and author of market-leading reports on core systems, business intelligence, and technology strategy. Martina has led dozens of vendor selection efforts, insurer peer benchmarking, IT organizational assessments, and enterprise architecture and roadmap development for leading US insurers. Prior to Novarica, Martina served as Director of Enterprise Technology for Arbella Insurance, where she was responsible for all business applications, analytics, websites, and portals. She has also served as Principal Consultant with major technology and consulting firms, where she partnered with client executives to launch technology solutions to meet strategic business goals. She holds an MBA from Boston University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University.