July 16, 2021

Joel Baker: The Insurance Info Guru

Joel Baker has his hand in everything with insurance, legacy statistics and information to the current data points, catastrophic loss points, and of course Insuretech North, but there's more. Joel shares the story of his career into insurance and what …

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July 9, 2021

Derek Merrill founder of Leaselock

Leaselock is not your typical insurance it's an embedded platform that solves a problem and founder Derek Merril explains how the product works. What comes out in the discussion is that Leaselock not only empowers renters to have better access …

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June 16, 2021

Chris Gunston VP Channel & Alliances at Embroker

Embroker is not like other direct insuretech companies, it targets potential customers that face similar needs as it did and still does as a start-up. Chris Gunston, VP of Channel and Alliances shares some of the concepts that makes Embroker's …

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June 4, 2021

Julian Stillitano- Croo Group

Julian Stillitano and The Croo Group want to change the way we think about telecommunications and insurance. While the internet may be the best tool for distribution the phone is still a broker or agent's best friend. Julian explains the …

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May 31, 2021

Broker CEO Series- Grant Wainikka IBAM CEO

The second episode in our series profiling the leadership of independent broker/agent association features Grant Wainikka, CEO of IBAM. Grant talks about leaving one industry to enter insurance and how his past experiences already had him familiar with new challenges. …

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May 21, 2021

Nestor Hugo Solari and Sigo

Insurance needs change but not just with distribution and products. Nestor Hugo Solari the CEO and Co-founder of Sigo has built a platform with a purpose that has as much to do with social cause and socio-economic effect as it …

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May 14, 2021

Policy Me CEO Andrew Ostro

We're diving into distribution efficiency here but on the 'other' side of insurance, the Life and Accident business. Andrew Ostro was recently part of the Wolfpack session at Insurtech North pitching PolicyMe and how he sees the purchasing point of …

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May 7, 2021

Broker CEO Series- Derek Lothian IBAS

Kicking off our broker/agent association with Derek Lothian the CEO of IBAS. This series explores the role these dynamic leaders play and how they help steer the independent broker/agent model. Derek shares his route to this role what what IBAS …

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April 30, 2021

Adrian Lynch Executive VP- Artex Risk

This episode explores captives and how they function in the insurance marketplace. Adrian Lynch, Executive VP of Artex Risk, explains how captives look at risk and the resources they use to explore insuring a niche industry or organization. With a …

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April 23, 2021

InsurTech North Day 2 & Wrap-up Thoughts

Another day and another successful virtual conference completed as the hosts revisit some hot topics and ask the question "where do we go from here?" when it comes to technology, innovation and insurance. Plus a breakdown of content and guests …

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April 23, 2021

Insurtech North Day 1

Joel Baker and his team put on a great event in regular times but with virtual conferences come new challenges yet the first day of Insurtech North went off without a hitch. Curt and Pete discuss some of the topics …

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April 20, 2021

Beneva CEO Jean-Francois Chalifoux

Mergers are never easy and often take time to complete, that was the case for SSQ and La Capitale who finally had their nuptials last year and formed Beneva. CEO Jean-Francois Chalifoux tells the story of how this merger came …

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April 9, 2021

Season 4 kickoff with Greg McCutcheon, Opta Intelligence

Let's put data to work! That's what Greg McCutcheon, President of Opta Intelligence wants to do and he explains how. Do you want to improve your underwriting relations, there's data for that! How about predicting how your book of business …

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April 6, 2021

Sports & Entertainment Insurance with Leigh Ann Rossi , SVP of NFP

Have you ever wondered how athletes or professional sports teams get their insurance? If you have Leigh Ann Rossi, SVP of NFP, shares her experiences around how athletes, teams and leagues manage their insurance needs along with other areas of …

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March 26, 2021

Underwriting for the future- Nick Lamparelli

Underwriting is a challenge right now and Nick Lamparelli has some thoughts about how it has to change. Think poker and betting big when opportunity arises and so much more as "Lamps" shares his thoughts with Curt and Pete about …

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March 19, 2021

Data for a better experience with Sandeep Kharidhi, Deluxe Corp

Agents and brokers are told they are sitting on volumes of data that can help them but is all that data useful for creating the best experience? Sandeep Kharidhi, manager of data and analytics for Deluxe Corp joins the show …

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March 12, 2021

Christian Harris, Founder Slip Safety Services

As Christian Harris of Slip Safety Services says, 'there's a hidden cost to insurance with slip and fall claims' and he explains why during this episode. In an era of risk mitigation and loss prevention, slip and fall claims are …

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Feb. 28, 2021

Executive Feature: Carol Jardine, President Canadian Operations

Carol Jardine is a leader for and within the Canadian Insurance industry. She shared her insights about the current industry challenges along with some personal thoughts about her career journey and passion for giving back. As the COO of a …

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Feb. 19, 2021

Jeff McCann Apollo Cover

Jeff McCann and Apollo Cover are not trying to change the way we buy, sell, and market insurance they're simply finding ways to improve upon the model. Jeff shares thoughts from the inspiration of the Apollo concept and how they …

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Feb. 12, 2021

Jim Dwane, Chief Revenue Officer, Bolt Inc

Bolt Inc is not a new venture, in fact it's over 20 years in the making as a technology company that serves the insurance marketplace. Jim Dwane, the chief revenue officer, explains how connectivity within an open market ecosystem brings …

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Feb. 6, 2021

Ty Harris, CEO Openly, talks building to a niche and beyond

Ty Harris didn't wake up with an epiphany for Openly, he actually figured out what he wanted to do and set about building it. That's what Openly is, an insurance company and products designed for a targeted segment. Ty explains …

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Jan. 29, 2021

Fire protection for agents & brokers with Rob Read

Fire protection is what insurance is for right? That's what consumers think but Rob Read, President of Bison Fire Protection, explains theres much more for insurance agents and brokers to know when helping their clients. Rob explains how the handed-ness …

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Jan. 22, 2021

The future of claims settlement is Painworth

The title is a bold statement but Painworth might have cracked the code for efficient and fair bodily injury claims settlements by writing some code. Mike Zouhri had a personal experience that led him to understand why access to justice …

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Jan. 16, 2021

Colby Tunick- agents, brokers & their data

Insurance brokers and agents generate tons of data but how many of them know how to harvest it? Colby Tunick, CEO and founder of Refocus AI, is ready to help you make sense of your brokerage data and explains why …

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