(Elizabeth Hoemeke, CIO, One Inc. Source: One Inc.)
One Inc, a digital payments platform provider for the insurance industry, has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Hoemeke as Chief Information Officer, effective July 7, 2021. As CIO, Hoemeke will oversee implementation of One Inc’s global IT roadmap, development of the overall strategic planning, transformation and innovation initiatives, and technology solutions security, according to a One Inc statement.
Hoemeke has over 20 years of technology and product development experience across the fintech, payments, banking, and energy industries. Most recently as Senior VP of Enterprise Engineering and Technology Strategy at U.S. Bank, Hoemeke drove internal change management, supporting enterprise-wide technology modernization and development of an engineering platform to fully enable cloud adoption both internally and externally. Earlier, she served as Senior VP of IT Strategy and Global Business Services for the bank’s Elavon subsidiary, where she quadrupled the size of the IT team to over 300 and founded and scaled its patent-holding technology innovation lab, The Greenhouse, according to the One Inc Statement. While at U.S. bank Hoemeke managed development teams around the world—including the U.S., Philippines, Ireland, Poland, and India.
Before U.S. Bank, Hoemeke held various senior IT leadership roles at First Data Corporation, a global payments company, from 2010 to 2012 and at the global data, analytics and technology company Equifax, from 1996 to 2010.
“Elizabeth’s visionary approach and technology skills have driven breakthrough innovations throughout her career,” comments Ian Drysdale, Chairman, One Inc. “We are thrilled to welcome her to the One Inc family, with deep conviction that her payments and fintech experience will fuel our success in an industry in need of largescale technology acceleration.”
One Inc reports that Hoemeke is strongly committed to technology education in her hometown Atlanta, with a special focus on women in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math)–earning several awards and recognition for her work. She sits on the board of directors for Women in Technology along with the Alma G. Davis Foundation that supports survivors of domestic violence, and is a Georgia Institute of Technology graduate, earning a B.S. in Civil Engineering. She also completed the Innovative IT Leader Program at Stanford University in 2018.
“I admire the One Inc team’s ability to drive such massive change across insurance and look forward to being a part of the next wave of innovation as carriers and breakthrough InsurTechs enter a post-pandemic environment centered around touchless payments,” Hoemeke comments, “I can’t wait to work with the One Inc team and guide our continued pursuit of payments transformation and delivery of a better customer experience.”