FIR Interview – Pia de Gysser, CIO, Agria: September 5, 2006

Pia de Gysser and HoffaIn this edition of For Immediate Release podcast interviews, Neville enjoyed a 14-minute conversation with Pia de Gysser, CIO at Agria Insurance, an animal and crop insurer based in Stockholm, Sweden, recorded at the IBC Euroforum conference “The Web of Tomorrow” which took place in Stockholm on September 5-6.

Our conversation focuses on the web as a knowledge resource for customers and includes the role of forums and blogs at Agria and running blogs on the Lotus Domino platform.

About our Conversation Partner

Pia de Gysser is Chief Information Officer at Agria Insurance, focused on business-driven IT development. Pia sees the web as a carrier and an important tool for employees as well as for customers. As a true Agria employee, she has a great interest in animals, something that clearly shows in her commitment to and the time she spends with her horse Hoffa and her collie Filippa. Pia blogs in Swedish at Pia Bloggar!

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(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)

Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.

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