Duck Creek Announces Teresa M. Kim as CFO

The new arrival to Duck Creek’s executive team joins after serving in multiple finance roles during her 20-year tenure with cloud computing company Akamai Technologies.

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Duck Creek Technologies, (Boston) a core system/insurance platform for the property/casualty industry, has announced the appointment of Teresa M. Kim to the role of CFO. Kim has an extensive background and history in cloud computing, technology platforms, and “Big Four” public accounting. She joins Duck Creek following a 20-year tenure with Akamai Technologies, a worldwide content delivery network and cloud service company, where she most recently served as VP of finance in their cloud technology group, overseeing $2 billion-plus in revenues while helping the business to build a scaling world-class platform, according to a statement from Duck Creek. While with Akamai, she was also VP of finance in their media and carrier division, helping to lead strategic media customer contract negotiations. Previously, she held a role as assistant controller overseeing global accounting and operations leading a large team of 120 professionals and building out finance centers of excellence in India and Poland.

Mike Jackowski, CEO, Duck Creek Technologies.

Prior to Akamai, Kim served as a senior auditor with Ernst & Young, supporting clients in EY’s technology, communications, and entertainment sector. She began her career in financial consulting roles with KPMG and Economic Analysis Corporation before moving into public accounting.

“Teresa is a dynamic and thoughtful leader with strong financial acumen, client focus, and experience across cloud and platform technology operations.” Comments Mike Jackowski, CEO, Duck Creek. “As Duck Creek continues to focus on international growth and SaaS maturity, she will be a tremendous asset in helping to direct our own strategic transformation and optimize our financial operations. This is an exciting time for all of us at Duck Creek and I am confident her talent will help us to continue creating value for our customers, partners, and stakeholders.”

Period of Accelerated Growth

“I’m excited to join Duck Creek as it strengthens its leadership position in the global insurance industry,” Kim adds  “I’m honored to have the opportunity to work closely with Mike and the entire Duck Creek team during a period of accelerated growth.”

Kim earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with a focus in economics and minor in Asian American studies from UCLA. She earned her MBA and a master’s degree in accounting from Northeastern University. Kim is based in the greater Boston area.

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Miles O’Donnell // Miles O’Donnell is a Vancouver, Washington-based student with an interest in journalism and business administration currently working as a junior reporter for Insurance Innovation Reporter. His interests include politics, philosophy and music.

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