Ep 78 – Arturo’s CEO, John-Isaac “jC” Clark

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by John-Isaac “jC” Clark, CEO of Arturo.

A spinoff of American Family Insurance, Chicago-based startup Arturo is all about artificial intelligence, data, and deep learning. Through their machine learning, analytic procedures, and access to multiple sources of data, they are able to prove highly accurate property data in as little as five seconds.

Hosts Rob and Lee had the opportunity to talk with jC and learn more about his journey and how Arturo came to be where it is today.

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Ep 77 – Tower Hill Insurance Group’s Vice President of Claims, Steven Gregory

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Steven Gregory, Vice President of Claims at Tower Hill Insurance Group (THIG).

As one of Florida’s largest residential property insurers, Tower Hill has been servicing Florida home and business owners for nearly half a century. Having spoken with THIG before (on episode 40, featuring Catherine Reese, Chief Claims Officer at THIG), we’ve learned how important innovation in claims and insuretech are to them. We had the opportunity to speak with Steven, who recently moved to Florida from Texas to join THIG.

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BONUS: Helping Build A Career in Claims: We talk with Mathew Allen of AdjusterTV

On this special, bonus episode of FNO: InsureTech, we talk with Mathew Allen, creator and founder of AdjusterTV.

AdjusterTV aims to help property and auto IAs make more money, save more time, and help more people through educational and entertaining videos, resources, and courses.

Join us as Rob, Lee, and Mathew discuss the inspiration behind AdjusterTV, the affects of insuretech; the future of claims adjusting, and more.

To learn more about AdjusterTV, visit https://www.adjustertv.com.

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Ep 76 – Juniper Labs CEO Lance Poole, and Coterie Founder & CEO David McFarland

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Lance Poole, CEO of Juniper Labs, and David McFarland, Founder & CEO, of Coterie.

Juniper Labs helps carriers, insurtech and brokers make the SMB segment more profitable. Coterie offers API-based commercial insurance for today’s workforce. Both of these startups are spearheaded by actuaries. We had an opportunity to talk with the CEOs and pick their minds on current events and their unique perspectives on insuretech.

To learn about Juniper Labs, visit: https://www.juniperlabs.io           
To learn about Coterie, visit: https://coterieinsurance.com

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Ep 75 – Zendrive CEO & Founder, Jonathan Matus

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Jonathan Matus, CEO & Founder of Zendrive.

Knowing when and how your users drive lets you adapt to their context. Zendrive leverages over 180 billion miles of data analyzed and the sensors in smartphones, to measure and improve driving behavior. Their tools can detect collisions, predict risk, improve fuel efficiency, and more, and are easy to integrate in an app or phone. With these capabilities and data, they have found a niche within claims in insurance.

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Ep 74 – Hippo Insurance CEO & Co-Founder, Assaf Wand

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Assaf Wand, CEO & Co-Founder of Hippo Insurance.

Since 2005, Hippo Insurance has leveraged and married modern insurance practices with modern technology, offering smarter products to meet modern demands. Hippo has also taken a proactive approach to home insurance, utilizing smart home devices to detect current and mitigate future problems. We sat down and talked with Assaf Wand to learn more.

Join Assaf, Lee, and Rob as they discuss:

  • the origin and beginning of Hippo.
  • Hippo’s approach in being a proactive insurance company.
  • Hippo’s new telemaintenance service, Hippo Home Care (formerly Sheltr).
  • the balance of insurance and technology in being an insuretech.

To learn about Hippo Insurance, visit: https://www.hippo.com
To learn more about Hippo Home Care, visit: https://www.getsheltr.com

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Ep 73 – Donan President & CEO, Lyle Donan

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Lyle Donan, President & CEO of Donan.

A nationally recognized leader in forensic engineering and fire investigation services, Donan works in multiple business verticals, including insurance. Leveraging innovation and insuretech, they are able to work with insurance carriers and become part of the claims process.

Join Lyle, Lee, and Rob as they discuss Donan’s history and how they got to where they are today in property forensics; the influence of drones and their application on claims; subrogation, its definition, and some examples; Source7 and more.

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Ep 72 – RiskGenius Co-Founder & CEO Chris Cheatham

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Chris Cheatham, Co-Founder and CEO of RiskGenius.

RiskGenius leverages an Al-driven, SaaS-based solution made specifically for the insurance industry that lets them rapidly understand terms of coverage across a body of policy documents. This solution provides better understanding, efficiency, and reduces the turnaround time. Hosts Rob and Lee had an opportunity to chat with Chris and learn more about RiskGenius.

To learn about RiskGenius, visit: https://www.riskgenius.com
To check out Insurance Prospectus, visit: https://www.riskgenius.com/insurance-prospectus/

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Ep 71 – Insuretech Disruption? Caribou Honig & Martha Notaras Think About the Impact of COVID-19 on the Insuretech Ecosystem

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Caribou Honig, Co-founder and Chairman at InsureTech Connect, and Martha Notaras, Managing Partner at Brewer Lane Ventures.

What is the next normal? What happens afterwards? Co-hosts Rob and Lee discuss with Caribou and Martha the impact of COVID-19 on different aspects of the Insuretech ecosystem.

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Ep 70 – Insurtech Insights’ Chief Content Officer, Ellenie Chan

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Ellenie Chan, Chief Content Officer at Insurtech Insights.

Insurtech Insights has created one of the prominent insuretech communities with conferences in London, New York, and Hong Kong with more than 5,500 attendees and over 600 speakers. Since their inception, they are continually connecting industry leaders and decision makers with startups who are challenging the insurance vertical.

Join Ellenie, Lee, and Rob as they discuss:

  • how Insurtech Insights is creating a community for the insuretech space.
  • how the current COVID-19 pandemic is impacting Insurtech Insights and its conferences.
  • other activities and events that Insurtech Insights is involved with.

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