Riskonnect Appoints Kathryn Carlson to Lead Product Strategy and Vision

Experienced product leader will drive the development of innovative solutions that address customers’ evolving risk and compliance needs

Riskonnect, the leader in integrated risk management (IRM) solutions, announced Kathryn Carlson has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Product Management. Carlson will lead Riskonnect’s growing product team, set strategy, and ensure the provider’s IRM technology drives business impact for customers.

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“As Riskonnect continues to grow organically and through acquisition, having an experienced senior leader dedicated to product strategy and innovation is incredibly valuable for both our company and customers”

Carlson has more than 20 years of experience leading product management and development for highly successful products and services. Before joining Riskonnect, Carlson was Vice President of Product Management at KPA, where she managed a diverse product portfolio of software across environment, health, and safety (EHS), human resources management, and finance and insurance compliance. Prior to KPA, Carlson was Senior Director of Product Development at ADP, where she led the team that developed the patented Decision Matrix applicant selection software.

Carlson takes a unique approach to product management that blends pragmatism and innovation. The resulting solutions solve customers’ most pressing problems, decrease time to market, and deliver maximum value for stakeholders.

“As Riskonnect continues to grow organically and through acquisition, having an experienced senior leader dedicated to product strategy and innovation is incredibly valuable for both our company and customers,” said Jim Wetekamp, Riskonnect’s CEO. “Kathryn has vision and expertise that will be instrumental as we acquire new risk and compliance technology and deepen and expand our capabilities.”

Riskonnect recently acquired ICIX, a leading ESG technology provider, which will enable customers to further integrate ESG into governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) programs.

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The technology provider is consistently recognized for being a best place to work, mostly recently in the Best Places to Work in Insurance program. Riskonnect was also named a Best and Brightest Company to Work For® winner in Atlanta and Chicago for the third consecutive year.

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