Sigma7 Names Jennifer Gold CTO

The addition of Gold will support Sigma7’s efforts to revolutionize its client experience and elevate overall risk management capabilities.

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Global specialty risk services company Sigma7 (New York/London) has announced Jennifer Gold’s appointment as Chief Technology Officer. Gold will oversee all elements of Sigma7’s back office and client facing technologies and data strategies, assure Sigma7 maintains industry-leading cyber security, and inform the company’s cyber risk advisory and technology acquisition strategies, according to a Sigma7 statement. The company says the addition of Gold to its team will support Sigma7’s efforts to revolutionize client experience and elevate overall risk management capabilities.

Jennifer Gold, CTO, Sigma7.

Sigma7 provides technical, sector, and geographic risk expertise to over 350 clients in nine countries through its family of specialty brands, which includes Paragon Risk Engineering, RWH Myers, Strategia Worldwide, and Risk & Strategic Management, Corp.

Sigma7 describes Gold as a multitalented, award-winning technologist, board adviser, public speaker, educator, and subject matter expert in cybersecurity. She was formerly a technology consultant to JP Morgan Chase, VP of engineering at AQR Capital Management LLC, and the VP of global technology and solutions at The Carlyle Group. Gold has held senior technology leadership positions at Citigroup, Lava Trading, ABN AMRO, and MTV Networks during her career. She was also a senior consultant with BNY Mellon. Gold is the current president and chairperson of the board of the New York Metro InfraGard Chapter, the public-private partnership of the FBI. She is a co-founding member and co-chair of the National Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity ISAO of the United States and a member of the United States Marine Corps Cyber Auxiliary.

Andrew Hersh, CEO, Sigma7.

“We intend to provide clients with the most technically advanced specialty risk management platform in the industry,” comments Andrew Hersh, CEO, Sigma7. “Similarly, our own IT environment must be exceptionally robust and secure. We are fortunate to have a technology executive and individual of Jennifer’s caliber and character leading these efforts. I have no doubt she will add immense value both internally and for our clients.”

World-Class Team

“Geopolitical instability, environmental volatility, increasing cyberthreats, and consequent economic uncertainty require businesses to maintain constant vigilance, leveraging a holistic risk management framework, and maintaining a proactive defensive posture backed not only by tools, but also by risk intelligence data in order to successfully navigate the complexities of these times,” comments Gold. “Sigma7’s sophisticated methodology and cutting-edge technologies are revolutionizing risk management, creating resilience, and capturing efficiencies and value for our clients, the world’s most prominent and complex businesses. As Chief Technology Officer, I am thrilled to join this world-class 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 or (503) 936-2803.

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