InsurTech NY Spring 2020 Conference: Transforming the Buying Experience
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.
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: New Business Models for the Gig Economy
11:00 AM Seed Stage Pitch Competition
12:00 PM Lunch
01:00 PM Panel: Replacing Core Systems Mid-flight
01:30 PM Panel: Emerging Technologies: AI, Analytics, & RPA
02:00 PM TED Talk: Talk 1,2,3 – Topics TBD
02:25 PM Break and Networking
02:55 PM Panel: InsurTech Legal & Regulatory Environment
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
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 – 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.
11:00 am – Seed Stage Pitch Competition
Watch the top selected seed stage startups pitch
1:00 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.
1:30 pm – Emerging Technologies: AI, Blockchain, & RPA
Leading innovators discuss how emerging technologies will be able great exponential growth and breakthrough long time industry challenges.
2:55 pm – InsurTech Legal & Regulatory Environment
Panel discussion between regulators and insurer counsel on the major challenges in the regulatory environment for insurers and InsurTech
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, www.InsurTechNY.com 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
Photos: Flickr Event Album