Hippo Names Its First Chief Information Officer
Hippo, a homeowners insurance group, has named Klarissa Marenitch as its first chief information officer.
Marenitch will oversee the critical systems that support the productivity and efficiency of Hippo's fast-growing employee base, including information technology, corporate technology, information security, business and insurance systems, and employee productivity. She most recently was CIO at enterprise firm Anaplan.
Lukasz Strozek, Hippo's vice president of product engineering, will manage Hippo's B2C, B2B, and insurance development teams and work with the product organization to develop new products that support Hippo's customers and partner network.
Hippo also announced the promotions of Dalit Shahar to vice president, engineering operations, and Mike Gordon to vice president, platform engineering.
Tal Hornstein, Hippo's chief security information officer, will be responsible for driving information security strategy and operations and scaling Hippo's information security team, secure cloud infrastructure and development lifecycle, user education, compliance and risk governance, according to a company statement.
Ruben Kogel, Hippo's director of data and analytics, will oversee a center of excellence in data and analytics, and support scaling the company's data science efforts.