Ep 111 – Nearmap Executive Vice President & GM, International Partnerships and Expansion, Patrick J. Quigley

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Patrick J. Quigley, EVP & GM, International Partnerships & Expansion, at Nearmap.

Nearmap leverages up-to-date, richly detailed location information via aerial imagery to customers. They’ve helped thousands of users conduct virtual site visits for deep, data-driven insights — enabling informed decisions, streamlined operations, and significant cost savings.

Rob and Lee had the opportunity to talk to the Australian-based company and learn more about them and the services they’ve offered since 2007.

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Ep 110 – INSHUR CEO & Co-Founder, Dan Bratshpis

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Dan Bratshpis, CEO & Co-Founder of INSHUR.

INSHUR is a digital provider that leverages technology and innovation to provide protection for commercial and rideshare drivers. Their goal: reinvent and simplify the process of buying and managing commercial auto insurance in mobility, delivery, and transportation.

We learn more about this insuretech that’s serving several large global markets.

Join Dan, Rob, & Lee as they discuss: how INSHUR sought to provide a service to a growing/evolving industry, the world of professional (commercial and rideshare) drivers, the impact of the gig economy and digital shift on insurance and policies; the future of INSHUR and their services; and more.

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BONUS – FNO: News – Hippo & Kangaroo discuss strategic partnership

On this special episode of FNO: News we are joined by Yuval Harry, Chief Revenue Officer at Hippo Insurance (Hippo) and Dhruv Garg, Co-Founder & President of Kangaroo.

Hippo and Kangaroo have joined forces with the goal to bring homeowners options and flexibility to protect their homes, all while creating opportunities for added discount to home insurance. Join Rob & Lee as they discuss with Yuval and Dhruv the strategic partnership between Hippo and Kangaroo.

Join Yuval, Dhruv, Rob, & Lee as they discuss: how the partnership benefits the homeowner, how Hippo is approaching the homeowners market, Kangaroo’s goal to provide competitive security service to mass market, service integration with existing and future homes; and more.

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Ep 109 – Bold Penguin Co-Founder & Director of IA Terminal, Marc DeLeonibus

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Marc DeLeonibus, Co-Founder & Director of IA Terminal at Bold Penguin.

Bold Penguin is the insuretech innovator that operates the largest commercial insurance exchange that connects businesses, agents, and carriers to the right quote in record time. They’ve partnered with top brokers and insurers to make underwriting small commercial commercially viable and empowering the connections of all parties involved.

Join Marc, Rob, & Lee as they discuss: what is Bold Penguin, empowering commercial insurance, partners, and parties involved; the importance of the insurance agent, the impact of COVID-19 on commercial insurance, and more.

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Ep 108 – Comcast GM of InsurTech Initiatives, David Weschler

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by David Weschler, GM of InsurTech Initiatives at Comcast.

As the leader of insuretech initiatives at one of, if not, the largest global providers of content and data services, it’s important to stay aware and relevant when it comes to the trends of consumers. As IoT is becoming more mainstream and relevant, our guest has been able to foster relationships and connections with insuretechs and insurance carriers.

We had the opportunity to have David on to speak his mind and expertise.

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Ep 107 – Sayata Labs Co-Founder & CEO, Asaf Lifshitz

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Asaf Lifshitz, Co-Founder & CEO of Sayata Labs.

With everything in our lives becoming more “cyber”, more accessible, more online, and more technological, there is a growing need for cyber security and cyber insurance.

The Sayata Labs team combines the expertise of cybersecurity researchers, insurance professionals, IT developers, and data scientists to help insurance professionals grow their cyber business.

We had the opportunity to have Asaf from Sayata Labs on the podcast to answer our cyber questions.

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Ep 106 – Neptune Flood Insurance Co-Founder & Chairman, Jim Albert

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Jim Albert, Chairman & Co-Founder of Neptune Flood Insurance.

Neptune Flood Insurance is an insuretech provider of flood insurance to the private market in the United States.

Flood insurance can be very complex and difficult to take on. Traditionally you hear of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and what they entail and provide; but, our guest offers a more modern, smarter, easier, and efficient alternative.

Rob and Lee had the opportunity to talk with Jim and dive into flood insurance.

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Ep 105 – CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Debbie Brackeen

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by returning guest Debbie Brackeen, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer at CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer (CSAA).

Rob & Lee couldn’t fit their conversation with Debbie in one session, so they invited Debbie back to continue the discussion. (To listen to Part 1 of our conversation with Debbie, visit: https://bit.ly/37929Du)

Debbie is responsible for identifying and executing on the growth strategies, opportunities, investments and ventures.

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Ep 104 – Arity President, Gary Hallgren

On this episode, Rob & Lee talk with Gary Hallgren, President of Arity.

The future of mobility is about more than just how we get from A to B—it’s about what moves us forward.

Founded in 2016 by Allstate, Arity is an analytics company that combines data, cutting-edge technology, and decades of transportation expertise to help partners make data-based decisions that solve real problems for real people.

Join Gary, Rob, and Lee on this episode as they discuss: Arity’s unique perspective and capabilities on data; the application and use of data acquired and leveraged by Arity; the possibility of one day having a “driver score”; the future of autonomous vehicles, the future of work, and more.

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Ep 103 – Wyze Co-Founder & CMO, Dave Crosby

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob & Lee talk with Dave Crosby, Co-Founder & CMO of Wyze.

Their goal is simple: Make quality smart home technology accessible to everyone.

Wyze Labs is a team composed of innovators and tech geeks obsessed with making smart home products accessible to everyone. Their belief is that customers shouldn’t have to compromise – beautifully designed smart home products should enrich people’s lives and be something everyone can afford.

With its strong grasp on the IoT space and products that align with insurance companies, FNO: InsureTech couldn’t pass the opportunity to talk with Wyze.

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