Catch up on everything you missed at Insurance Innovators USA Online. Hear from our incredible line-up of speakers from across the insurance sector, including board-level executives from Nationwide, AM Best, QBE and more, covering topics under innovation and insurtechs, distribution and product models, the digital transformation, supercharged data and tech strategies, as well as the claims landscape.

Browse the full range of content on-demand below, or visit the Insurance Innovators USA website for information on our on our live event happening 14 -15 March 2022 in Nashville.

Pre-event Insurtech Pitches

Insurtech Pitches

  • Allen Kamrava, Founder and CEO at Eusoh
  • Evgeny Aleksandrov, Founder at Kiwi Insure
  • Tom Powell, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at BondAval
  • Nabil Aidoud, Chief Executive Officer at InsuranceMenu
  • Christie Downs, CEO & Co-Founder at Handdii
  • Chris Frankland, Founder at Insurtech360
  • Dawn LeBlanc, Managing Director – Hartford Insurtech at Startupbootcamp
  • Jason Gross, Founder and CEO at Insurance Innovation Brokers
  • Noorjit Sidhu, Senior Ventures Associate at Plug and Play

Episode 1: Innovation + Insurtech

Part 1: Innovation scoring – a practical guide

  • Stefan Holzberger, Chief Ratings Officer at AM Best
  • Justin Gress, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives at Vantage Group Holdings
  • Ryan Smith, Senior Manager, Product Marketing at Guidewire Software
  • Wendi Bukowitz, Director of Strategic Innovation at Cincinnati Insurance Group
  • Debbie Brackeen, EVP, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer at CSAA
  • Jim Streicher, Vice President – Operations Personal Lines at Cincinnati Insurance Group
  • David Ferber, SVP, Data & Analytics, Analytical Platforms Delivery Leader at Equifax

Part 2: Insurtech – boom, bust and beyond

  • Rick McCathron, Chief Insurance Officer at Hippo
  • Peggy Klingel, Director, Start-up Engagement Strategy at Allstate
  • John Wallace, Chief Insurance Officer at Vouch Insurance
  • Stephen Brittain, Co-founder at InsurTech Gateway
  • Samir Gulati, Chief Marketing and Product Officer at ServicePower

Episode 2: Distribution and product – exploring new models

Part 1: Distribution, platforms and ecosystems – a vision of the future

  • Matt Kirk, Senior Vice President, Chief Sales and Distribution Officer at The Hartford
  • Jim Albert, Chairman and Founder at Neptune Flood Insurance
  • Tom Lyons, Chief Operating Officer, Direct Response Channel at Plymouth Rock Assurance
  • Colleen Wells, VP Digital Strategy at Sapiens
  • Brandon Gell, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Clyde
  • Ryan Mathisen, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at Glovebox
  • Michael DeGusta, Chief Executive Officer at ClarionDoor

Part 2: Revolutionizing insurance products

  • Darcy Shapiro, COO for the Americas at Cover Genius
  • Bastiaan de Goei, Head of AXA Next US at AXA Next
  • Jenny Sankovsky, Auto Product Strategy & Innovation Director at American Family Insurance
  • Gina Minick, Director of Product at Arity

Episode 3: The next phase of digital transformation

Part 1: Creating digital pioneers in insurance

  • Chetan Kandhari, SVP, Chief Innovation and Digital Officer at Nationwide
  • David Edgerton, VP, Personal Lines Technology at Erie Insurance
  • Michael DeGusta, Chief Executive Officer at ClarionDoor
  • Thomas Sowinski, AVP Business Applications at Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies
  • Sudheendra Galgali, VP, Head of Innovation & Digital at American Modern
  • Reid Holzworth, Chief Executive Officer at IVANS

Part 2: The workforce of tomorrow

  • Amir Faird, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Business Transformation Officer at Westfield
  • Dan Moore, Chief Operating Officer at QBE
  • Ashish Savani, VP, Business Transformation and Strategic Initiatives at Zurich North America
  • Brian McDowell, CEO at Simply IOA

Episode 4: Supercharging data and tech strategy

Part 1: Data, data, data

  • Srinivasan Sankar, Enterprise Data Leader at Hanover Insurance
  • Sankar Virdhagriswaran, Partner – Client Partner, FSS, CPT Global Business Solutions at IBM
  • William Self, Vice President of Data Science & Analytics at H&R Block
  • Domenic Millen, Regional Director, Planning, Analytics, Innovation & QA Operations at Allianz Partners
  • Brett Starr, Vice President, Data & Machine Learning Engineering, Intelligent Automation & Business Intelligence at Cincinnati Insurance
  • Chris Longano, Director, Sales Engineering at Carpe Data

Part 2: Technology game changers

  • Robert Smithson, Co-founder and CEO at Just Auto Insurance
  • Tobin Jansenberger, Manager, Data Science & Analytics Lab at American Family Insurance
  • Beti Cung, Head of Innovation Labs at CSAA Insurance
  • Jaap De Vries, Vice President, Innovation, Science & Technology at FM Global
  • Laila Beane, Chief Customer Officer and Head of Consulting at Intellect

Episode 5: Exploring the claims landscape

Part 1: New tech in claims

  • Patrick Nails, EVP and Chief Claims Officer at Arch Insurance
  • Vikas Sachdeva, Global Head of Advisory Services, FSI at Quantiphi
  • Mahfuj Munshi, AVP of Commercial Advanced Analytics and AI at Nationwide
  • Greg Elsass, Director, Claims Strategy, Innovation & Operations at Grange Insurance
  • Laura Dichter, Associate Partner, Cognitive Process Transformation at IBM

Part 2: Claims and the customer

  • Josh Thompson, VP – Auto & Property Claims at State Auto
  • Linh Lawler, Head of Claims Customer Experience at Allstate
  • Russell Martin, Solutions Engineer at Mendix

Episode 6: Delivering for the customer

Part 1: Aligning customer and digital strategies

  • Scott Campbell, Senior Vice President & Chief Client Officer at American National
  • Brooke Vemuri, Vice President of Business Change and Transformation at Legal & General
  • Yoann Michaux, Senior Partner | Enterprise Strategy FSS & iX Insurance Lead Global Business Services at IBM
  • Lena Daley, Senior Director of Digital Strategy, Personal Insurance at Travelers
  • Raution Jaiswal, Chief Executive Officer and Founder at InsuredMine
  • Deborah Cornwell, Senior Vice President, Customer Experience at Assurant
  • Neal Keene, Field Chief Technology Officer at Smart Communications

Part 2: Deepening the customer relationship

  • Matt Gibson, Head of Strategic Distribution Initiatives at John Hancock Insurance
  • Marissa Buckley, Vice President of Marketing & Brand Experience at Security First Insurance
  • Jake Tamarkin, Chief Executive Officer at Everyday Life Insurance