Duck Creek Technologies Names Vincent Chippari CFO

Chippari will lead Duck Creek’s financial operations out of the Boston location and will serve on the executive committee, reporting directly to CEO Mike Jackowski.

(South Carolina State House in Columbia, home of Duck Creek Technologies. Credit: HaloMasterMind.) 

Duck Creek Technologies (Columbia, S.C.) today announced Vincent Chippari will join its executive team as the vendor’s chief financial officer.

Mike Jackowski, CEO, Duck Creek Technologies.

Mike Jackowski, CEO, Duck Creek Technologies.

Chippari’s experience includes his most recent role as managing director and CFO of Interactive Data Corporation (IDC; Bedford, Mass.), a provider of financial market data to major financial institutions worldwide. At IDC, Chippari was responsible for the financial management, accounting, tax, treasury, facilities and corporate development functions of the business. His most significant accomplishment was leading the organization through the successful sale of IDC to Intercontinental Exchange for $5.2 billion, following a dual track IPO/sale process, according to a Duck Creek statement.

Over the course of his career, Chippari has led financial teams in both private and public companies, completed more than 30 M&A transactions, and held additional positions in general management and corporate strategy, Duck Creek reports. His previous positions include serving as CFO of two private-equity backed pre-IPO technology businesses, FleetMatics Group and NameMedia, Inc., chief strategy officer of Thomson Healthcare, and executive VP and CFO of Information Holdings Inc.

Accomplished Business Leader

“Vinny is an accomplished business leader with significant financial and operational expertise and will be an exceptional addition to our team,” comments Michael A. Jackowski, CEO, Duck Creek Technologies. “His experience in corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and business development will undoubtedly make an impact on our strategic objectives as we move forward as an independent company and pursue new growth opportunities.”

Chippari will lead Duck Creek’s financial operations out of the Boston location and will serve on the executive committee, reporting directly to Jackowski.

“It is an incredible opportunity to join Duck Creek at this pivotal time,” Chippari comments. “This is an innovative and entrepreneurial company with a commitment to excellence that is unsurpassed in the industry and I’m delighted to be part of the team.”

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at [email protected] or (503) 936-2803.

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