COUNTRY Financial Digitalab

Elevate, Create, Integrate

At the CFDigitaLab, your work will help improve our customers’ experience through mobile application development and data analysis. You’ll have endless opportunities to create new technology, elevate your skills, and integrate your classwork with real-world experience. Sound exciting? Find out more about us below.

Our Story

Built for Innovation

The DigitaLab was established by the COUNTRY Financial Information Technology Services (ITS) Department to develop and innovate digital projects, with an emphasis on mobile application development. Our lab is located in the Research Park of University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, which connects private industry with faculty researchers and students. The park has more than 110 resident companies, including leading corporations and deep-tech startups.

Designing for the Future

We want to deliver everything our customers need, whatever form that takes. Today, much of what customers want is in  the form of mobile applications and the ability to do business online. We also want to establish capabilities that position us for how customers will want to interact with us in the future. We want to meet the changing needs and rising expectations of our customers by continuously innovating and building successful partnerships between academia and industry.

Quick Facts

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Our Expertise

User Experience

Using the principle of collaborative design, we are a team of creative professionals with the common goal of solving a problem.

Development

We aim to keep ahead of the competition by leveraging mobile application
development to improve. 

Data Analytics

More data, better tools, and new applications are creating opportunities in the insurance industry. We utilize advanced analytics to adapt in this emerging world. 

Meet Our Team

Julia

Site Leader

Himani

UX

Lavania

UX

Xiaotong

UX

Akhil

Data

Anmol

Data

Vishank

Data

Zeyu

Data

Akriti

Mobile

Ayush

Mobile

Malini

Mobile

Manuel

Mobile

Matthew
Matthew

Mobile

Noah

Mobile

Vishnu

Mobile

Zach

Mobile

What They're Saying

Kurt Bock

Chief Executive Officer at COUNTRY Financial

"With a top-five ranked engineering and computer science program, the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign is a perfect partner as we grow our digital skills and reach out to new talent.”

Brad Hildestad

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at COUNTRY Financial

“The DigitaLab will help us explore new ways of working but also provide a growth opportunity for students just beginning their careers. It’s an exciting environment to experiment with our digital capabilities understand what we can do and iterate further.”

Robert Jones

University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign Chancellor

“COUNTRY Financial’s interests match many strengths of our campus, from agriculture to finance to computing. The new DigitaLab will provide even more experiential learning opportunities for our students.”

Come help us raise our tech game!

Check out the benefits of a CF DigitaLab internship with COUNTRY Financial.

An internship created with you in mind

At COUNTRY Financial, our interns get the opportunity to explore a potential career path with a company that invests in their professional development. Check out what it means to be a part of our team. 

 

A little bit about us

We’ve been helping families plan for their financial future for over 90 years. Find out more about who we are

We’re committed to our communities

From local farmers markets to children's education initiatives, we work to support events and programs that help the neighborhoods we work in thrive.

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