Hearsay Systems, a provider of compliant digital communications and workflow solutions for the financial services industry, has announced that the company´s founder and CEO Clara Shih was recognized as Fintech Woman of the Year by Finovate, the company said.
This award is given to a woman whose achievements and work in fintech-related areas of financial services have helped enhance the sector or raise its profile as a career for women – through education, leadership, mentoring, coaching or acting as a role model. 2019 marks the inaugural year for the Finovate Awards program.
Shih has been known as a trailblazer throughout her career. After graduating #1 in the computer science program at Stanford University, she also received an M.S. in computer science and was named a Marshall Scholar. Shih then went on to develop the first social business application in 2007 before penning the New York Times-featured best-seller, The Facebook Era.
Hearsay Systems is reinventing the client experience in wealth management, property and casualty, and life insurance with compliant digital communications and workflow solutions. Over 150,000 advisors and agents at the world´s largest financial services and insurance firms leverage Hearsay to engage with customers and build stronger relationships to grow their business.