Joan is Senior Vice President of Operations at AAIS, where she oversees daily operations for all product development and delivery,data management, regulatory compliance and information technology. Ms.Zerkovich is also the executive sponsor for openIDL, a blockchain solution that is improving regulatory reporting for the entire insurance ecosystem. She is also a member of the IBM Blockchain Advisory Board.
Before coming to AAIS in 2012, Joan worked for several organizations in information technology positions, including more than eight years as CIO of ICAT Holdings LLC, a catastrophe insurance intermediary. Her work at ICAT earned Joan recognition as one of the insurance industry’s “Elite 8” technology professionals by Insurance & Technology magazine in 2006.
Prior to joining ICAT, Joan spent more than 13 years in information technology positions with the University of California where she contributed to the initial public access to the Internet and to the digitalization of the university's library system.
Joan has a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the University of California-Davis, and an MBA with an emphasis in business information systems from CSU-Sacramento.