Richard McCathron on how Hippo Insurance has reimagined home insurance, why insurers need to listen to customers and the meritocracy of a good idea. Tune into the Accenture #InsuranceInfluencers podcast.
Why does an individual’s aptitude for leadership depend on their relationship with adversity? Why is trust so essential for leaders — and how do they unconsciously damage it? In this podcast episode, leadership coach Don Bailey shares keys to e
Insurance veteran and leadership coach Don Bailey shares three impediments to leadership in the industry, the mindset and skillset of effective leadership—and why insurance needs high-performing leaders today. Tune into the Accenture #Insuranc
It’s one thing to move fast and break things when you’re a scrappy start-up, but what if you’re a 170-year-old insurer? In this podcast episode, CIO Tracey Petkovic shares a behind-the-scenes look at two technology transformations at Westfield:
Jennifer Fitzgerald is the CEO of Policygenius. In this episode, she explains why talent has been critical to the company’s success, how it has operationalized its values — and the key decision points that have helped the start-up scale to incl
Jennifer Fitzgerald is the CEO of Policygenius. In this episode, she explains why the company started in life and disability, why owning the customer experience has been central to their success — and why telling prospects about the insurance t
Avi and Shefi Ben-Hutta are the siblings behind Coverager, the insurance industry’s essential source for intel and analysis. In this episode, they explain the five elements of modern insurance and why insurers should revisit their assumptions a
Avi and Shefi Ben-Hutta are the siblings behind Coverager. In this podcast episode, they explain how their three pillars—news, knowledge and network—have helped them become the insurance industry’s go-to source for intel and analysis. Tun
In this episode of the Accenture Insurance Influencers podcast, InsureTech Connect’s Caribou Honig explains how to reduce the risk of trying something new, the importance of culture—and why failure and innovation go hand in hand. Tune into the
Ruth Foxe Blader works with early-stage fintech startups at Anthemis, a leading global venture investment firm. In this episode, she looks at the need for insurtechs to scale, gaps in how the industry is using data—and why the future of i
In this episode of the Accenture Insurance Influencers podcast, InsureTech Connect’s Caribou Honig explains how insurtech is upending the customer experience; how data is enabling new risks, businesses and operating models—and why insurers shou
Ruth Foxe Blader was a digital change agent at PepsiCo before she joined Allianz Ventures. Now, at Anthemis, she invests in early-stage fintech start-ups. In this episode, she explains how to effectively anticipate and manage change—and why con
Caribou Honig is the co-founder and chairman of InsureTech Connect. In this episode of the Accenture Insurance Influencers podcast, he looks at the state of the industry, how a harebrained scheme became go-to insurtech conference—and why it’s t
Scott Walchek has founded and successfully exited four tech start-ups—and now he’s turned his sights to insurtech. In this episode, he shares how and why Trov has made several micro-pivots since its launch in 2012—and what he’s learned about in
How prepared is the insurance workforce for a digitally-driven future? Are insurers equipped to attract new, more diverse talent? And how does it all plug into a sustainable future for the industry? Eric Joost from Willis Towers Watson explains
Insurers are in the business of assessing, pricing and covering risk—but are they using risk as a lever to improve customer outcomes? Eric Joost from Willis Towers Watson talks about what happens at the intersection of risk, people and business
Technology makes it easier to streamline the customer experience—but it also opens up insurers to new kinds of fraud. Matthew Smith of The Coalition Against Insurance Fraud on what should be in an insurer’s fraud detection toolkit.
AI was supposed to be objective; instead, it’s a reflection of implicit human biases. Lex Sokolin, futurist and fintech entrepreneur, on what AI bias means for insurers—and why there are no easy fixes.
What can insurance leaders learn from disruption to banking and wealth management? Plenty. Lex Sokolin, futurist and fintech entrepreneur, explains why customer-centricity is the key to insurance innovation.
What assumptions are baked into our auto insurance policies, and how do self-driving cars challenge them? Ryan Stein from Insurance Bureau of Canada on the implications of self-driving cars on today’s auto insurance laws.