Cigna CIO Mark Boxer ’87 MBA Addresses Undergraduate Business Students

UConn School of Business Dean John Elliott welcomed Dr. Mark Boxer ’87 MBA, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Cigna, to campus on March 12th. Dr. Boxer spoke to a full audience of 240 undergraduates about the importance of information technology in the insurance industry and for Cigna. He was joined by Cigna staff Ida Chaplinski ’96, Willis Gee, Kirstin Ferreira ’12, and Fatima Quraishi.

Dr. Boxer shared his career experiences and spoke about Cigna’s career opportunities in information technology for business majors, and shared an overview of the company’s Technology Early Career Development Program (TECDP).

The Cigna Executive Lecture event was part of the Management Information Systems (MIS) Executive Lecture series, where senior business IT executives share their experiences with undergraduates at the UConn School of Business.

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