Karna started her tenure with XL Catlin last month, reporting to chief platform officer Myron Hendry. Her previous stops include president of Verisk digital services, and actuarial CIO and managing director at AIG.
Other companies involved include firms in finance, manufacturing, energy and consumer goods sectors. Its not clear yet which companies will agree to sign on. The goal is to publish the open letter this week.
More than any other industry, the tech enclave embraces the work and aspirations of immigrants. At least half of the top 20 U.S. tech companies were founded or are currently led by someone who came from another country.