- senior vice president, product management and marketing
- SunGard’s insurance business
Tara Winters is senior vice president for SunGard’s insurance business responsible for the overall insurance, solution, and marketing strategy for SunGard’s iWorks solution suite. She began her career in 1984 when she joined Insurance Systems of America (ISA), which was acquired by SunGard in 1993. During her time at ISA and SunGard, Ms. Winters has served in a variety of roles, including marketing, sales support, quality assurance/design and consulting. Between 1995 and 2006, Ms. Winters served as the operations executive for the accounting and statutory products in SunGard’s insurance business.
Ms. Winters has worked with many global insurance companies during the last 25 years including life, P&C, health and fraternal organizations, primarily in the financial, investment, risk and IT areas. This includes working directly with insurance companies in the emerging markets of China, Brazil and India. She has observed the changes and trends in regulatory, core administration, distribution, risk management, financial reporting and investment management aspects of the industry. Her extensive experience has helped her to define business, solution and service strategies to provide the appropriate solutions for the current and future needs of the global industry.
Insurance companies are looking for partners and solutions to help them adapt to increasing regulations, to deploy enterprise risk management capabilities and to meet the demands for more accurate and timely information. With increased pressure to improve operational efficiency, offer innovative products and grow top line revenue, insurance companies need a partner that can provide an integrated solution suite, domain expertise, and related services to help them achieve a holistic view of their business. The melding of the financial services industry and the increased global presence are also causing continuing challenges for insurers. Paramount now are solutions which offer consolidated analysis and reporting, global support and the ability to streamline operations and improve productivity.