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FNO: InsureTech

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FNO: InsureTech by Alacrity Solutions is a place where movers and shakers from all points within the insurance ecosystem gather and discuss all things insuretech. Industry veterans Lee Boyd and Rob Beller talk technology and innovation and how it affects and drives change in the industry. We sit down and talk with CEOs, Thought Leaders, Venture Capitalists, Carrier Execs, Innovators, Startups, Founders, and other high-profile experts. New episodes air every Friday, with occasional bonus treats in between. FNO: InsureTech is a production of Fourseventy Claim Management.

FNO: InsureTech by Alacrity Solutions is a place where movers and shakers from all points within the insurance ecosystem gather and discuss all things insuretech. Industry veterans Lee Boyd and Rob Beller talk technology and innovation and how it affects and drives change in the industry. We sit down and talk with CEOs, Thought Leaders, Venture Capitalists, Carrier Execs, Innovators, Startups, Founders, and other high-profile experts. New episodes air every Friday, with occasional bonus treats in between. FNO: InsureTech is a production of Fourseventy Claim Management.

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United States

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FNO: InsureTech by Alacrity Solutions is a place where movers and shakers from all points within the insurance ecosystem gather and discuss all things insuretech. Industry veterans Lee Boyd and Rob Beller talk technology and innovation and how it affects and drives change in the industry. We sit down and talk with CEOs, Thought Leaders, Venture Capitalists, Carrier Execs, Innovators, Startups, Founders, and other high-profile experts. New episodes air every Friday, with occasional bonus treats in between. FNO: InsureTech is a production of Fourseventy Claim Management.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep 132 – Supercede Co-Founders Ben Rose & Jerad Leigh

6/18/2021
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, we talk with Ben Rose, President, and Jerad Leigh, CEO, both Co-Founders of Supercede. Supercede is on a mission to change the way reinsurance works for everyone, for the better. They are leveraging a combination of reinsurance, actuarial, and software engineering talent determined to build a groundbreaking solution for the pain points in the reinsurance industry. Join Ben, Jerad, Rob, and Lee as they discuss: what is reinsurance and why is it so...

Duration:00:44:25

Ep 131 – Auto Club Enterprises VP of Insurance Claims, Claudia Rodriguez

6/11/2021
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, we talk with Claudia Rodriguez, VP of Insurance Claims at Auto Club Enterprises, a AAA Insurer (ACE). Rob talks with returning guest Claudia Rodriguez to learn more about Auto Club Enterprises. As one of the three underwriting companies for AAA, ACE provides a variety of insurance coverage and services to their members. Join Claudia and Rob as they discuss: being an affiliate of the American Automobile Association (AAA), Claudia’s role as the VP of...

Duration:00:42:35

Ep 130 – CCC Intelligent Solutions SVP, Chief Strategy Officer Marc Fredman

6/4/2021
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, we talk with Marc Fredman, SVP, Chief Strategy Officer at CCC Intelligent Solutions (CCC). CCC is a technology leader pioneering solutions that power insurers, automotive manufacturers, collision repairers, parts suppliers, lenders, fleet operators and more through our advanced cloud-based SaaS platform of digital and data services. As a trusted leader in AI, IoT, network management, customer experience, and digital workflows, CCC continues to innovate...

Duration:00:38:34

Ep 129 – Xactware President Mike Fulton

5/28/2021
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, we talk with Mike Fulton, President of Xactware. Once again, Rob and Lee sit down and talk with return guest Mike Fulton to talk Xactware. It’s been over a year since their last conversation (Episode 64, published February 28, 2020) and we are excited to catch up with Mike and hear what’s happened, what’s happening, and what the future holds for Xactware. Join Mike, Rob, and Lee as they discuss: Elevate 2021 and the shift to a virtual experience; finding...

Duration:00:49:22

Ep 128 – Surround Insurance Co-Founders Kate Terry & Jay Grayson

5/21/2021
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, we talk with Kate Terry & Jay Grayson, Co-Founders of Surround Insurance. Rob goes solo on this episode to talk with Kate Terry, COO and Co-Founder, and Jay Grayson, CEO and Co-Founder, of Surround Insurance. Modern consumers enjoy more options and choices than any other generation in history. The shift from owned assets to shared access gives them the flexibility to work, live, and move on their terms; however, it also leaves them exposed to an...

Duration:00:47:23

Ep 127 – Branch Insurance Co-Founder & CEO Steve Lekas

5/14/2021
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, we talk with Steve Lekas, Co-Founder & CEO of Branch Insurance. Branch Insurance is making saving on insurance easier than ever, leveraging instant prices, no quotes, and their unique community backing to provide home, auto, renters, and umbrella insurance. They were founded in 2017 behind a simple idea: insurance has lost its way. Led by an executive team comprised of insurance-industry veterans, they want to re-align insurance back to being a communal...

Duration:00:48:16

Ep 126 – Bold Penguin CEO & Founder Ilya Bodner & American Family Ventures Managing Director Drew Aldrich

5/7/2021
You don’t want to miss this episode of FNO: InsureTech, featuring Ilya Bodner, CEO & Founder of Bold Penguin, and Drew Aldrich, Managing Director at American Family Ventures (AmFam Ventures). We have guests from prominent companies making waves in insurance, insuretech, the venture capital world, and much more. Bold Penguin and AmFam Ventures have a unique relationship and perspectives on the industries they represent and serve. Join Ilya, Drew, Rob, & Lee as they discuss: the beginnings of...

Duration:00:50:25

Ep 125 – Sproutt Co-Founder & President, Assaf Henkin

4/30/2021
On our latest episode of FNO: InsureTech, we talk with Assaf Henkin, Co-Founder & President of Sproutt. Sproutt is a new kind of life insurance company that celebrates life, or to be more precise, celebrates quality life. Leveraging data and technology, they’ve developed a Quality of Life Index that assesses your lifestyle and provides personalized recommendations to help you lead a healthy lifestyle. Join Assaf, Rob, & Lee as they discuss: how Sproutt is taking a new approach to life...

Duration:00:50:18

Ep 124 – EXL Practice Leader of Insurance Analytics, Rahul Nawab

4/23/2021
On our latest episode of FNO: InsureTech, we talk with Rahul Nawab, Practice Leader, Insurance Analytics at EXL. EXL leverages data and advanced analytics to create predictive insights and enable intelligent operations, helping customers deliver a superior customer experience, build sustainable growth, and optimize efficiency and resiliency. Rob and Lee talk with Rahul and discuss: EXL’s services to the insurance vertical, leveraging data to drive insights and understanding; cracking the...

Duration:00:42:31

Ep 123 – Five Sigma CEO & Co-Founder, Oded Barak

4/16/2021
On our latest episode of FNO: InsureTech, we talk with Oded Barak, CEO & Co-Founder of Five Sigma. A claims platform that enables carriers to embrace innovation faster. Five Sigma set out on a mission to allow claims organizations to innovate, leveraging their suite of Claims-First Cloud-Native and User-Centric management tools and unique platform. Five Sigma is what Insurers need to bring their claims operation to the rapidly changing world. Rob and Lee had the wonderful opportunity to sit...

Duration:00:42:12

Ep 122 – American Family Ventures Managing Director, Katelyn Johnson

4/9/2021
On our latest episode of FNO: InsureTech, we talk with Katelyn Johnson, Managing Director at American Family Ventures (AmFam Ventures). A lot has changed since we last spoke with Katelyn Johnson (Episode 96, October 9, 2020). Rob and Lee talk catch up with Katelyn to get an update on her newest addition to the family, as well as what’s been happening at AmFam Ventures. Listen in as Katelyn, Rob, and Lee discuss: AmFam Venture’s long-established reputation in VC funding, Katelyn’s insights...

Duration:00:44:47

Ep 121 – TrustLayer CEO & Co-Founder, John Fohr

4/2/2021
Episode 121 comes to you, featuring John Fohr, CEO & Co-Founder of TrustLayer. Their goal is simple: Automated insurance verification. TrustLayer helps customers verify that their business partners have the right coverage, leveraging technology to verify that Certificates of Insurance meet the set requirements, protecting businesses from costly claims. TrustLayer’s distributed ledger solution is making waves in the insuretech and insurance communities. FNO: InsureTech’s Rob & Lee talk...

Duration:00:42:15

Ep 120 – One Inc President & CEO, Chris Ewing

3/26/2021
On our 120th Episode of FNO: InsureTech we talk Chris Ewing, President & CEO of One Inc. One Inc’s goal is simple: take the pain our of payment processing. Founded in 2012, One Inc offers an industry-leading digital payments platform to process both premiums and claims, leveraging integration with insurance core systems. Their robust platform enables customers to boost customer satisfaction, save time and cut costs; and simplify security and compliance. Rob and Lee had an opportunity to...

Duration:00:50:15

Ep 119 – CSAA Insurance Group Claims Homeowners Operations Process Manager, Dr. Theresa Young

3/19/2021
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we talk with Dr. Theresa Young, Claims Homeowners Operations Process Manager at CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer (CSAA). As a former guest on our podcast, featured on our Bonus Episode featuring the Elevate 2020 Conference, Dr. Theresa Young returns to the podcast for her first formal episode! As a leader in her organization, Theresa has a very unique and opportunistic perspective on claims, which has allowed her to innovate and evolve the claims...

Duration:00:46:39

Ep 118 – Insuretech 2021, featuring Caribou Honig & Martha Notaras

3/12/2021
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we discuss insuretech in 2021. Our guests for this annual episode are no strangers to the insuretech space: Caribou Honig, Chairman & Co-Founder of InsureTech Connect, amongst other things; and Martha Notaras, Managing Partner at Brewer Lane Ventures. It’s been a year since we had both Martha and Caribou on the podcast together, and what a year it has been! Join Rob, Lee, and guests reunited, as they discuss: the changes that occurred in insuretech during...

Duration:00:47:03

Ep 117 – Hippo Insurance Chief Revenue Officer, Yuval Harry

3/5/2021
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Yuval Harry, Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at Hippo Insurance. You deserve smarter homeowners insurance. And Hippo is bringing that to the table. FNO: InsureTech has had a front-row seat to the growth of Hippo and we’re excited to bring another integral member of their executive team on the podcast to share their personal story and the ongoing story of Hippo. Join Yuval, Rob, and Lee as they discuss: Hippo’s product distribution methods,...

Duration:00:39:04

Ep 116 – PLNAR CEO, Andy Greff

2/26/2021
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Andy Greff, CEO at PLNAR. PLNAR’s technology transforms interior property claims by creating better consumer experiences, shortening cycle times and streamlining expensive, inefficient processes. For insurers, PLNAR enables the digital desk for interior property claims by putting desk adjusters virtually into interior spaces, leveraging their platform to generate a complete set of data, including interactive 3D models of rooms in minutes,...

Duration:00:43:55

Ep 115 – Claimatic VP of Growth, Tim Christ

2/19/2021
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Tim Christ, VP of Growth at Claimatic. Claimatic is on a mission to save hundreds of millions in claims operations costs. They are empowering claims and claims operations teams to dynamically manage their business without the need for IT resources. They believe that by automating the very beginning of the claims process at FNOL, it enables insurers to gain additional valuable insights into where there are additional bottlenecks and we...

Duration:00:38:45

Ep 114 – kasko2go CTO, Oleg Korol

2/12/2021
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by kasko2go CTO, Oleg Korol. In the world of telematics, simply leveraging driving data doesn’t cut it. kasko2go uses artificial intelligence and telematic big data assessments, along with pay-as-you-drive and pay-how-you-drive models, to allow for lower insurance premiums for drivers, as well as find low-risk customers for insurance companies. Join Oleg and Rob as they discuss: the lag in telematics and its effect on insurance; kasko2go’s...

Duration:00:39:53

Ep 113 – RealRate Founder & CEO, Dr. Holger Bartel

2/5/2021
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by RealRate Founder & CEO, Dr. Holger Bartel. Their goal is simple: Insurance Ratings based on Artificial Intelligence. Labeled “one of the most promising German AI startups” in 2020 by the Initiative For Applied Artificial Intelligence, RealRate takes a different approach on traditional rating, leveraging artificial intelligence to create an independent, holistic company analysis that determines financial strength. This analysis allows for...

Duration:00:37:43