Businessolver Adds Agile Technology Development Specialist

Certified Agile development expert Kristin Runyan joins Businessolver as Vice President of Product Management.

WEST DES MOINES, IA – Kristin Runyan joins Businessolver, a leading benefits administration outsourcing partner for mid and large markets, as the Vice President of Product Management. In her new role, Runyan will guide future development of Businessolver’s Software as a Service (SaaS) benefits administration technology using the Agile software model.

Businessolver’s shift to a fully Agile environment means a focus on delivering more focused technology enhancements more frequently. As the benefits industry continues to quickly change due to issues such as healthcare reform, Businessolver believes this development deployment change gives clients a distinct advantage.

“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join such a growing and innovative company,” Runyan says. “Businessolver’s focus on rapidly delivering innovation to its clients makes it a perfect fit for Agile product development. My passion and expertise for Agile and product management feel like a great fit to help Businessolver deliver delight to our clients.”

Runyan holds several relevant certifications related to her Agile experience, including Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Pragmatic Marketing Product Manager and Project Management Professional (PMP).

Runyan has previous experience leading companies through this development transformation. She was directly involved with transitioning three former companies to Agile environments.

Businessolver believes Runyan’s experience and energy will help the already high-performing Businessolver product teams continue to drive innovative and valuable solutions to clients.


Businessolver is changing the way companies think about, view, enroll in and engage in benefits. They provide online benefits administration services and benefit administration outsourcing services to mid and large-market companies. Its unique web-based platform, Benefitsolver, automates employers’ insurance benefit administration by consolidating multiple insurance carriers into a single platform as well as customizing the process to meet employer’s unique enrollment requirements. Businessolver believes in delighted clients. For more information please go to

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