Safeco's Roger Eigisti isn't a technology guru, but like many CEOs, he understands the importance of technology.Like most insurance company CEOs, Safeco Corp.'s Roger H. Eigsti doesn't possess a background in technology, nor was it something he necessarily became an expert at while moving up the Safeco executive ladder.

But Eigsti, an accountant by trade, realizes executives don't have to be IT experts to understand the importance of technology. The 28-year Safeco veteran, who in 1996 became chairman and CEO of the Seattle-based insurer and diversified financial services company, has an appreciation and understanding for what technology can achieve.

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