Business 100 – 2019

James McGlennon/Liberty Mutual Insurance

With over 25 years of cross-industry technology experience, James McGlennon was appointed as chief information officer for Liberty Mutual Insurance in 2009. In an era of massive disruption and quickly evolving consumer expectations, James is responsible for transforming Liberty Mutual’s technology capability and building innovation that drives unprecedented possibility for the 107-year-old insurance company in its pursuit of becoming a Top 3 Property & Casualty insurer. James is chairman of Liberty IT, a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual Insurance with offices in Belfast and Dublin. He holds bachelor and master’s degrees in engineering from the National University of Ireland and has completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. He’s currently on the board of the Irish International Immigration Center, which serves as Boston’s welcome center for 3,500 immigrants and refugees from more than 120 countries every year. Born and raised in Galway, James is a first-generation Irish American. He’s a proud father and a two-time marathon finisher (New York and Boston).