Ep 41 – Carey Anne Nadeau, Founder & CEO of Open Data Nation (ODN)

Data is power. It creates. It moves. With data comes knowledge and information that can be integral and crucial to a business, organization, even an infrastructure of a city.

This week, we talk with a business that makes sense of data points and turns it into useable, logical big data.

On this week’s episode of FNO: InsureTech, we are joined by Carey Ann Nadeau, Founder & CEO of Open Data Nation (ODN). ODN combines detailed public records and industry expertise to reveal new, leading indicators of risks in cities. By measuring the risk around customers, they are able to develop customized profiles of data points that are unique and applicable.

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Ep 40 – Catherine Reese, Chief Claims Officer at Tower Hill Insurance Group

***This episode of the FNO: InsureTech was recorded prior to Hurricane Dorian. Our thoughts and prayers are with those impacted by this storm.***

The world of insurance is constantly evolving. As technologies innovate and improve the claims processes, customer-insurer relationships are also evolving and adapting. Innovation is becoming a practice in and of itself. 

This week, we get a glimpse of the evolving insurance industry from the perspective of a CCO.

On this week’s episode of FNO: InsureTech, we are joined by Catherine Reese, Chief Claims Officer at Tower Hill Insurance Group (https://www.thig.com). As one of Florida’s largest residential property insurers with more than 800+ insurance agencies throughout the state, Tower Hill has been protecting Florida’s home and business owners for nearly half a century.

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Ep 39 – Miguel Fernandez, CEO & Co-Founder of Claimbot

Communicating with customers is integral to any business. When it comes to communicating with the insured, it’s important to build rapport and relationships that allow easy flow of information. 

On this week’s episode of FNO: InsureTech, we are joined by Miguel Fernandez, Founder of Claimbot (https://www.claimbotcx.com). Claimbot’s technology integrates with your systems to ensure users receive accurate and actionable answers—reducing the need to connect with a call center agent and delivering a better customer experience for the auto, warranty, and insurance industries.

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Ep 39 – Andy “Maverick” Liu, Founder & CEO of Bees360 Inc.

“Artificial Intelligence” and “Drone Technology” have been recent and relevant buzz phrases in the insuretech industry. The application of these technologies have mostly been used in separate situations, but when you put the two together, you get a result that can do amazing things.

On this week’s episode of FNO: InsureTech, we are joined by Andy “Maverick” Liu, Founder & CEO of Bees360 Inc. (https://www.bees360.com). Bees360 is empowering property inspections by leveraging AI, Big Data, and Drone Technology to make the claims process more accurate, cost-effective, and efficient.

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Ep 37 – Alex Beller, Co-Founder/President at Postscript

SMS is has become a commonplace form of communication. Notifications have become the normal. The ease of communication has opened up opportunities to contact customers on a more personable, direct way.

One company has taken a direction in harnessing the power of SMS for smart and intelligent communication for businesses.

On this week’s episode of FNO: InsureTech, we are joined by Alex Beller, Co-Founder/President of Postscript (https://www.postscript.io). Postscript (Y Combinator W19 participant), is a messaging platform that lets you easily create and manage SMS marketing campaigns with detailed analytics designed to increase sales and revenue.

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Ep 37 – Alex Beller, Co-Founder/President at Postscript

SMS is has become a commonplace form of communication. Notifications have become the normal. The ease of communication has opened up opportunities to contact customers on a more personable, direct way.

One company has taken a direction in harnessing the power of SMS for smart and intelligent communication for businesses.

On this week’s episode of FNO: InsureTech, we are joined by Alex Beller, Co-Founder/President of Postscript (https://www.postscript.io). Postscript (Y Combinator W19 participant), is a messaging platform that lets you easily create and manage SMS marketing campaigns with detailed analytics designed to increase sales and revenue.

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Ep 36 – Dan Reed, Managing Director, American Family Ventures

In the space of insuretech, there is a lot of opportunity. Efficiency opportunity, growth opportunity, distribution opportunity, and more. 

Growing a startup may involve an acquisition of funds, resources, and support to gain those opportunities. One such company that provides these opportunities is American Family Ventures.

On this week’s episode of FNO: InsureTech, we are joined by Dan Reed, Managing Director, of American Family Ventures (https://www.amfamventures.com). Dan is the Managing Director of American Family Ventures, the direct venture capital arm of American Family Insurance. American Family Ventures invests in early stage companies focused on insurance, connectivity, and analytics.

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Ep 35 – Tony Triola, Director of Claims, Strategic Partner Solutions at Liberty Mutual Insurance

Not many people have a front row seat to insuretech. To see ideas and concepts from conception to reality, to watch the wave of innovation crash on the shores of the insurance industry.

Our guest this week has the unique experience of having perspectives from boots on the ground to director, a full scope of knowledge and expertise.

On this week’s episode of FNO: InsureTech, we are joined by Tony Triola, Director of Claims, Strategic Partner Solutions, at Liberty Mutual Insurance (https://www.libertymutual.com). A well-respected insurance executive with over 20 years of insurance experience, Tony plays an integral part in developing innovative, high-return, customer-centric programs and procedures for the U.S. consumer market. 

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Ep 34 – Brett Jurgens, Co-Founder & CEO at Notion

The rise of IoT (Internet of Things) has given customers the connectivity, and ability, to control and monitor their property. Partnering IoTs with insurance has created a new experience and changed the way that insurance providers interact with their customers and provide services. 

Notion is one of those companies that is bridging insurance and technology with an enhanced customer experience.

On this week’s episode of FNO: InsureTech, we are joined by Brett Jurgens, Co-Founder and CEO at Notion. Notion has designed a multifunctional smart sensor system that can reduce loss, increase loyalty, and leverage data with insurance providers, as well as provide peace of mind for customers.

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Ep 33 – Rob Galbraith, Thought Leader, Keynote Speaker & Author

Writing a book takes content and a timeline.

Being a thought leader requires identifying problems and finding solutions. 

Becoming a keynote speaker requires certain depth of knowledge and familiarity.

These are things that require time, experience, and motivation. These things have all been done by Rob Galbraith, the “most interesting man in insurance”.

On this week’s episode of FNO: InsureTech, we are joined by Rob Galbraith. With over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Rob has become a recognized thought leader on P&C insurance, popular keynote speaker who has spoken at events around the globe, and author of the Amazon bestseller, The End Of Insurance As We Know It.

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