Jim Burns

Burns

Jim Burns

Vice President, Information Technology

Jim Burns is Vice President, Information Technology and is a member of the GreatAmerica Office of the CIO. The Office of the CIO makes decisions that set the technology direction of the company and include ideation, strategy, solution delivery, and operational decisions.  Jim is responsible for the overall vision for technology, including budgets, security, continuity planning, and IT operations.

Prior to joining GreatAmerica in 1996, Jim spent 4 years as head of Information Technology at the FREEDOM Group, a company specializing in insurance software. Before FREEDOM Group, Jim worked in IT for a multinational insurance firm. Jim started his career as an IT Systems Integrator, serving many roles including sales, engineering and application development.