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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 177 – Talage Co-Founders Adam Kiefer (CEO) & Matt Donovan (COO)

5/16/2022
On the latest episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob talks with CEO Adam Kiefer and COO Matt Donovan, Co-Founders of Talage. Talage is the API quoting platform for commercial insurance whose software helps accelerate growth and leverage technology within the digital insurance ecosystem. They connect all players in commercial insurance, delivering instant quotes from multiple carriers, increasing efficiency for redundant processes, and making digital distribution simple and easy. Rob had the...

Duration:00:44:07

Ep 176 – Canopy Weather CEO, Matt Van Every

5/6/2022
On the latest episode of FNO: InsureTech, Lee and Rob talk with Matt Van Every, CEO of Canopy Weather. Canopy Weather applies an application-first approach to deliver powerful weather data products with specific, real-world business applications. By asking the right questions and factoring in essential, overlooked variables, Canopy’s technology triangulates on valuable new insights into the most pressing questions in your business. Before Canopy Weather, Matt Van Every and Don Giuliano were...

Duration:00:45:29

Ep 175 – Obie Insurance CIO, Matthew Sutika

4/22/2022
On the latest episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob and Lee talk with Matthew (Matt) Sutika, CIO of Obie Insurance (Obie). Obie is reinventing the insurance process for landlords and rental property investors. Whether a seasoned investor or just starting out, Obie makes requesting a quote and getting coverage simple, affordable, and transparent. Servicing a unique niche of the insurance vertical, Rob and Lee wanted to learn more about Obie. Join Matt and FNO: InsureTech as they discuss the...

Duration:00:44:05

Ep 174 – Concirrus Co-Founder & CEO, Andy Yeoman

4/15/2022
On the latest episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob and Lee talk with Andy Yeoman, CEO & Co-Founder of Concirrus. This passion to leverage technology in new and impactful ways led Concirrus to focus on supporting the insurance industry, and more specifically specialty marine and commercial automotive insurance. A potent blend of deep domain expertise and data science led to the creation of their big data and machine learning platform – Quest. Join Andy, Rob, and Lee as they discuss what is...

Duration:00:42:55

Ep 173 – IBHS former CEO, Julie Rochman

4/8/2022
On the latest episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob and Lee talk with Julie Rochman, former CEO of the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS). IBHS is an independent, nonprofit, scientific research and communications organization supported solely by property insurers and reinsurers. They deliver top-tier science and translate it into action so they can prevent risks, strengthen homes and businesses, inform the insurance industry, and support thriving communities. Join Julie, Rob,...

Duration:00:49:29

Ep 172 – Havoc Shield CEO, Brian Fritton

4/1/2022
On the latest episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob and Lee talk with Brian Fritton, CEO of Havoc Shield. Startups face regulatory, financial, and reputational pressures, as well security pressures to protect themselves and customers. Havoc Shield is the security steward that brings information security and compliance requirement solutions to startups and small businesses. Havoc Shield creates a custom cybersecurity plan, created by experts, to address and reduce security threats. One price, 12...

Duration:00:51:03

Ep 171 – AAIS Senior Risk Strategy Lead, Matt Hinds-Aldrich

3/25/2022
Rob and Lee get “fired up” in their talk with American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) Senior Risk Strategy Lead, Matt Hinds-Aldrich, on the latest episode of the FNO: InsureTech podcast. AAIS has served the property and casualty insurance industry as the only national nonprofit advisory organization governed by its member companies, providing insurance forms, rules and loss costs to over 700 insurance carriers across the country. We had the opportunity to talk with Matt and learn...

Duration:00:31:28

Ep 170 – Hover Inc. COO & VP of Growth, Matt Lewis, and Staff Product Manager, Ben Abbott

3/18/2022
On our 170th episode of FNO: InsureTech, we bring back an insuretech that continues to innovate the insurance industry, and has become the face of insuretech and insurance innovation. Rob and Lee talk with Hover Inc.’s Matt Lewis, COO and VP of Growth, and Ben Abbott, Staff Product Manager. With the announcement in Febraury (2022) of the Hover and Verisk integration, FNO: InsureTech wanted to learn more about the exciting news from the team at Hover. Join Rob and Lee as they hear from Ben...

Duration:00:45:47

Ep 169 – Openly COO, Chris Bacon, & Hosta AI Co-Founder, Henriette Fleischmann

3/11/2022
On our 169th episode of FNO: InsureTech, Lee talks with Chris Bacon, COO at Openly, and Henriette Fleischmann, Co-Founder of Hosta A.I. With the recent partnership between Openly and Hosta A.I., FNO: InsureTech’s Lee talks with Chris and Henriette to explore the new relationship, the individual companies themselves, and how both are bringing innovation to the insurance industry. Like what you hear on FNO: InsureTech? Know someone who would be a great fit as a guest for the podcast? Let us...

Duration:00:33:28

Ep 168 – Temporary Housing Directory President & Founder, Teresa Vidger

3/4/2022
On our 168th episode, Lee and Rob talk with Teresa Vidger, President and Founder of Temporary Housing Directory (THD). As the latest acquisition of Alacrity Solutions, THD is a nationwide service that coordinates the selection of short or long-term temporary housing choices for individuals displaced due to an insurance claim, corporate relocation or catastrophe teams and first responders. Lee and Rob had the wonderful opportunity to talk with Teresa and learn the story behind THD, the...

Duration:00:33:07

Ep 167 – OMERS Ventures Principal, Dave Wechsler

2/25/2022
On our 167th episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob talks with Dave Wechsler, Principal at OMERS Ventures. With over 30 years of professional experience, including five tech startups, tenure at Comcast Xfinity, and most recently Hippo Insurance, where he served as the VP of Growth, Dave is aware of the challenges faced by startups, especially those in large industries. Rob had the wonderful opportunity to chat with Dave and explore his work experiences and journey, all leading up to his current...

Duration:00:48:27

Ep 166 – From the Vault: Xactware President, Mike Fulton

2/11/2022
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, we dive into the FNO: InsureTech Vault to pull out a great episode featuring Mike Fulton, President of Xactware, which originally aired in May of 2021. Join Lee and Rob as they catch up with Mike and discuss Elevate 2021 and the shift to a virtual experience; finding the balance between leading and following in the industry; the continued advancement of innovation and integration; and more. Like what you hear on FNO: InsureTech? Know someone who'd be a...

Duration:00:51:19

Ep 165 – Kin Insurance VP of Claims, Clay Rising

2/4/2022
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob and Lee talk with Clay Rising, Vice President of Claims at Kin Insurance. Having spoken to them back in the winter of 2019, it’s about time that Rob and Lee follow up with another great conversation with Kin. Kin is the home insurance company for every new normal, leveraging innovation to empower homeowners and their insurance. Because of their technology and direct-to-consumer model, they provide affordable pricing without compromising coverage, even...

Duration:00:40:59

Ep 164 – From the Vault: Wyze Co-Founder & CMO Dave Crosby

1/28/2022
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, we bring back another awesome company that we last had on the podcast back in November 2020. Rob and Lee talk with Dave Crosby, Co-Founder & CMO of Wyze. At its core, Wyze is rooted in relationships. With every product and service they’ve built, they are paving a way forward for bringing innovation to the home and livelihood. Smart cameras, home monitoring systems, health and lifestyle items; just to name a few, they are bringing technology to more people...

Duration:00:42:42

Ep 163 – Hippo Insurance Chief Underwriting Officer, Chris Donahue

1/21/2022
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob and Lee talk with Chris Donahue, Chief Underwriting Officer at Hippo Insurance. As we reconvene from the holidays, we start the year off with a great interview from Hippo Insurance. Join us as we learn more about Chris’ role at Hippo, the focus on loss/risk mitigation, emerging technologies and data sources; and more. Like what you hear on FNO: InsureTech? Know someone who’d be a great guest on our podcast? Email us at fno@470claims.com!

Duration:00:41:32

Ep 162 – From the Vault: Zendrive Co-Founder & CEO Jonathan Matus

1/14/2022
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, we bring back another awesome company that we last had on the podcast back in 2020. Rob and Lee talk with Jonathan Matus, Co-Founder & CEO of Zendrive. Zendrive’s Mobility Risk Intelligence (MRI) platform empowers users to understand and mitigate mobility risk with behavioral feedback, predictive insights, and automated alerts. Zendrive is power usage-based insurance, claims automation, risk modeling, and more. Join FNO: InsureTech as we learn more...

Duration:01:10:29

Ep 161 – From the Vault: Hosta A.I. Co-Founders Henriette Fleischmann & Rachelle Villalon

1/7/2022
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, we bring back an awesome episode and company that we last had on the podcast back in 2020. Rob and Lee had the opportunity to talk with Rachelle and Henriette, co-founders of Hosta A.I. (a.k.a. Hosta Labs) learn more about this innovative company. Join Rachelle, Henriette, Rob, and Lee as they discuss: what Hosta Labs is, and what is Hopper AI; a walkthrough of their technology and application of it; Rachelle’s education and experience and how it led to...

Duration:00:40:24

Ep 160 – Our End-of-Year Episode

12/31/2021
Rob and Lee talk with the FNO: InsureTech team and chat about 2021 and a little of what’s in store for 2022. Join us as the FNO: InsureTech crew chat it up and talk personal goals, goals achieved in 2021, and more! Like what you hear on FNO: InsureTech? Let us know! Email us at fno@470claims.com.

Duration:00:23:01

Ep 159 – Ascend Co-CEO & Co-Founder, Andrew Wynn

12/24/2021
Rob and Lee talk with Ascend Co-CEO and Co-Founder, Andrew Wynn, in Episode 159 of the FNO: InsureTech Podcast! Ascend is innovating insurance payments. With automated, all-in-one financing, collections, and payables innovations, they are providing customers with a better, greater online checkout experience. Ascend is led by two serial entrepreneurs, and FNO: InsureTech had the wonderful opportunity to talk with one of its co-founders, Andrew Wynn, to learn more about this new insuretech...

Duration:00:41:03

Ep 158 – Verikai CEO, Jeffrey Chen

12/17/2021
Rob and Lee talk with Verikai CEO, Jeffrey Chen in Episode 158 of the FNO: InsureTech Podcast! FNO: InsureTech welcomes Verikai to the podcast! Verikai has poised itself as the most accurate predictive risk tool for insurance, leveraging machine learning and behavioral data to better assess and understand risk and empower the bottom line in underwriting. Like what you hear? Let us know: email us at fno@470claims.com

Duration:00:50:42