Belfast event: Assurance in times of Uncertainty

BY : softtestireland - Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 at 10:11 am

SoftTest Ireland would like to announce the following event:

Speaker: Opal Perry, Vice President, Allstate Technology
Title:  “Assurance in times of Uncertainty”
Location: Belfast Event Only @ The Clayton Hotel, 22 Ormeau Avenue, Belfast BT2 8HS
Date/Time: Wednesday April 20th 12:15pm registration for 12:30pm start

opal-perryOpal Perry is vice president and divisional chief information officer of Claims Technology Services at Allstate Insurance, leading a global engineering workforce developing and sustaining critical software systems for property and casualty claims.

Opal has over 20 years of expertise in building and growing global technology organizations across a variety of software engineering disciplines in both software development and technology infrastructure. Prior to assuming her current role, she served as the interim Managing Director of Allstate Northern Ireland and the Chief Operating Officer of the Allstate Technology and Strategic Ventures International organization, leading the business and cultural integration of Allstate’s global technology and operations workforce across the U.S., Northern Ireland and India.

Opal earned a B.S. in Computer Engineering with a double major in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University and MBA degrees from the U.C. Berkeley Haas School of Business and Columbia Business School.

Opal serves as a member of both the Industrial Advisory Board of the Center for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queens University Belfast and the Dean’s Advisory Council for the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Opal currently resides in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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