InsurTech NY Spring 2020 Conference: Transforming the Buying Experience


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InsurTech NY is hosting its annual spring conference to bring together the insurance innovators and InsurTech leaders to NYC. The conference will feature speakers from insurance carriers and brokers making strides in innovation and InsurTech startups that have shook up the industry.

The conference will focus on topics related to transforming the buying experience. Speakers will discuss how demographics, automated underwriting, and the gig economy are changing the products being sold and how they are sold. In addition, Speakers will also discuss how core systems innovations, emerging technologies, and the regulatory environment are shaping internal change.

The conference will also host the largest InsurTech competition in the East Coast. Startups will compete for over $300,000 in prizes. Top startups from pool of 200 applicants will pitch in front investors and insurance executives. For details on the competition, please click here.

Agenda Overview

08:00 AM Breakfast & Networking

08:30 AM Welcome & Introductions

08:40 AM Keynote: Driving Transformation with InsurTech

09:00 AM Panel: Selling Insurance to the Millennial Consumer

09:30 AM Panel: The Race to 10 Mins to Quote and Bind

10:00 AM Break and Networking

10:30 AM Panel: InsurTech Legal & Regulatory Environment

11:00 AM Seed Stage Pitch Competition

12:00 PM Lunch

01:00 PM Panel: New Business Models for the Gig Economy

01:30 PM Panel: Replacing Core Systems Mid-flight

02:00 PM TED Talk: Talk 1,2,3 – Topics TBD

02:25 PM Break and Networking

02:55 PM Panel: Emerging Technologies: AI, Analytics, & RPA

03:25 PM Growth Stage Demo Competition

04:25 PM TED Talk: Talk 4,5,6 – Topics TBD

04:50 PM Break and Networking

05:05 PM Panel: Negotiation terms – CVC & InsurTech Debate

05:35 PM InsurTech Pitch Competition Awards

05:50 PM Cocktail Reception

06:30 PM Close

Speakers and Judges

We are bringing together an expert line up of insurance carrier leaders, insurtech founders, and solution provider leaders. This page will be continuously updated with new speakers.

Travelers / Traverse – Lead Entrepreneur – Ryan Duques

Munich Re – VP of Market Strategy – Tony Laudato

Pivot Global – CEO – Cynthia Young

Everest Re – Vice President, Head of eIQ™ Innovation Team – Ryan Cole

Swiss Re – VP of Analytics – Christian Klose

CSE Insurance – Chief Legal and Innovation Officer – Angela Grant

NY DFS – Deputy Super Intendent – Matt Homer

NFP – Vice President – Adam Blumencranz

SCOR – Head of investments – Adrian Jones

AM Best – Director – Maura McGuigan

Hudson Structured – Partner – Vikas Singhal

Bain Capital Ventures – Investor – Ashley Paston

Manchester Story – Senior Analyst – Alex Whitney

CT Innovation – Managing Director – Doug Roth

Sure Ventures – Investor – Gopi Rangan

NY Life Venture – Director of Investments – Tim Del Ballo

Plug and Play – Associate – Eugenio Gonzalez

Anthemis – Investor – Alex Steiner

NY Angels – Investor – Bill Goddard

IA Capital Group – Associate – Anton Wesener

Guggenheim – VP – Justin Ostroff

GreenlightRe – Innovations – Isaac Espinoza

Guardian Life – Senior Director, Strategic Ventures – Adam Myers

Northwestern Mutual – Associate – MC Razaire

Transamerica Ventures – Investment Manager – Andrew Pitz

Rev1 Ventures – Director, Venture Acceleration – Andrew Daniels

MedStartr Ventures – Managing Partner – Alex Fair

TIAA – Chianoo Adrian – Sr. Product Director

Hippo – VP Marketing – Andrea Collins

OnRamp Risk – CEO & CoFounder – Audrey Rampinelli

Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik – Partner – Eversheds Sutherland

Hippo – Sr.Director Underwriting & Customer Support – Mike Gulla

Novarica – VP Research & Consulting – Eric Weisburg

ClarionDoor – CEO – Michael DeGusta

McCarter & English – Partner – Joe Daniels

Session Details

8:40 am – Keynote: Driving Transformation with InsurTech

Learn how insurers are increasing the speed of their transformation with InsurTech partnerships.

9:00 am – Selling Insurance to the Millennial Consumer

Discover how the largest generation wants to buy insurance. See what brokers and InsurTechs are doing to target millennials.

9:30 am – The Race to 10 Mins to Quote and Bind

Automated underwriting can be the single best differentiator to win new personal lines and small commercial business. Find out how you can do it.

`10:30 am – InsurTech Legal & Regulatory Environment

Panel discussion between regulators and insurer counsel on the major challenges in the regulatory environment for insurers and InsurTech

11:00 am – Seed Stage Pitch Competition

Watch the top selected seed stage startups pitch

1:00 pm – New Business Models for the Gig Economy

More than 1/3 of the workforce participates in the Gig Economy. Learn how to create products to gig worker’s needs.

1:30 pm – Replacing Core Systems Mid-flight

Most carrier core systems were built more than a decade ago. They are not adapted for IoT, APIs, or microservices. Learn how to balance the upgrade.

2:55 pm – Emerging Technologies: AI, Blockchain, & RPA

Leading innovators discuss how emerging technologies will be able great exponential growth and breakthrough long time industry challenges.

3:25 pm – Growth Stage Demo Competition

Watch demos by top selected growth stage startups

5:05 pm – Negotiation terms: CVC & InsurTech Debate

Finding fair terms is a difficult exercise in an inflated market. Discover how CVCs and InsurTechs are finding a balance

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InsurTechNY’s mission is to bring together carriers, brokers, startups, and investors to help accelerate digital transformation of the Insurance industry in greater New York region. We do this by facilitating new relationships and sharing insights from influencers within the industry through hosting 6 educational and networking events a year (est. every 2 months). Please visit our website, for more details.

Last InsurTech NY event

Our last InsurTechNY event was on Dec 5th, and we hosted over 120 people for a sold-out event on War Stories working with InsurTech Startups. Influencers from Carriers/Brokers such as NY Life, Prudential, and Everest Re and InsurTech startups such as Hyper Science and Livegenic and investors from Finvenstudio and Overlook Rock attended the event from the greater NY region and beyond.

Video and pictures from the event below:

Video: Full event on Youtube

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