Erber to Strengthen iPipeline’s Commitment to Services Excellence for Financial Institutions
EXTON, PA – June 03, 2015 — iPipeline® – a leading provider of on-demand marketing, selling, and processing solutions for the nation’s top insurance carriers, distributors, financial institutions, producers, and advisors – today announced the appointment of Oliver Erber to the position of Vice President of Financial Institutions for AFFIRM®.
The AFFIRM order entry platform is used by many of the nation’s top financial institutions and advisors for the processing of life and annuity order entries. Erber will report directly to Daphne Thomas, EVP of Professional Services.
Erber brings over 17 years of experience in developing software and services businesses, building consulting teams, and forming strategic alliances to ensure product and services excellence. Erber comes to iPipeline recently from Method Park America, an IBM Business Partner, and IBM, where he managed services practices for 12 years.
“Achieving mutual success in technology deployments hinges on mapping delivery milestones to customer expectations. AFFIRM implementations are unique in that Financial Institutions require strict compliance with customized workflows and suitability reviews for the processing of life and annuities orders. Oliver has been designated as the executive to lead these important undertakings,” said Tim Wallace, CEO, iPipeline. “His appointment reinforces our commitment to excellence in delivering highly effective order entry solutions to the nation’s Financial Institutions. We understand the importance AFFIRM plays in daily business activities and are pleased to leverage Oliver’s track record of success to streamline these mission-critical projects.”
Erber has a strong background in Services and Software Disciplines. He holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from Technical University, Munich, Germany, and he holds certification in Enterprise Architecture from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. In addition to his career at IBM managing their Rational Services Group, he served as a Field Application Engineer and Consultant at Telelogic North American and Telelogic Deutschland GmbH.
iPipeline is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance industry. Through our SaaS solutions, we accelerate and simplify insurance sales, compliance, operations and support. We provide process automation and seamless integration between every participant in the life insurance industry including carriers, agents (such as financial advisors and independent insurance agents), distributors (such as banks, broker-dealers and general agencies) and consumers. Our innovative solutions enable automated processing for pre-sales, point-of-sale execution of applications, post-sale support, reporting, consumer delivery and agency management.
iPipeline provides the process automation and seamless integration needed on a global basis to make a sale by aggregating more than 120 carriers, 875 distributors and financial institutions, and their producers and licensed advisors in a cloud-based environment. With headquarters in Exton, Pennsylvania, iPipeline has locations in Cheltenham (UK), Fort Lauderdale, Huntersville, Philadelphia, Salt Lake City, Tokyo, and Vancouver. Visit us at www.ipipeline.com.