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Betsy Ziegler

CEO, 1871
Elizabeth “Betsy” Ziegler is the first female CEO of 1871. Previously, Ziegler was the Chief Innovation Officer at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, responsible for portfolio innovation as well as integrating technology into the Kellogg educational experience. From 2011 through September 2015, she served as associate dean of degree programs and dean of students. Prior to Kellogg, she served as a principal in McKinsey & Company’s Chicago office where she led the firm’s Life Insurance Operations and Technology practice and co-led its Financial Institutions Operations and Technology practice.