Toronto FIS Keynote: Build Innovation Into the Process

Mary Kotch opened the Toronto Financial Information Summit about driving organizational change.

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Mary Kotch, global chief information officer of Validus, speaking at the Toronto Financial Information Summit 2015.

As budgets have tightened due to increased regulations, it has become harder for firms to set aside even a small amount of money for innovation investment.

Mary Kotch, global chief information officer for insurance company Validus, spoke at the Toronto Financial Information Summit 2015 about finding ways to do so, gleaned over a career that has included stops at insurance giants AIG and MetLife.

Kotch, who was featured on the cover of Waters in January 2014, opened her morning keynote speech wit