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Disruptive Business Models / InsurTech Invest Expo

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30+ innovators, investors and startups share next gen vision and strategies

  • Hear 20+ visionary speakers
  • Visit 30+ Startups at our InsurTech Invest Expo
  • Set up meetings in advance using our conference networking application

Conference Agenda | Subject to Change

7:30

Registration / Breakfast

8:30

Welcome / Intro

Michael Connor

CEO

Silicon Valley Insurance Accelerator

Accelerating the dialog and connections that drive industry innovation. Author, Creating Insanely Great Customers.

Andrey Kunov

CEO / Founder

Silicon Valley Innovation Center

Passionate innovation evangelist, economist & philosopher, engaged deeply in driving government and industry innovation strategy.

Natalie L. Wood

CRO & Co-Founder

Silicon Valley Insurance Accelerator

Creating new channels that connect innovators and thought leaders to accelerate growth.

8:45

Session 1: The New Economy, Digital Convergence: Catalysts for Insurance Innovation

Discussion: What is the new economy? What digital ecosystems are forming and what are the key components and trends within them. How are these ecosystems converging? How will the new economy, digital ecosystems, and digital convergence reshape insurance? What opportunities and risks are being created?

Paul Carroll

CEO

Insurance Thought Leadership

One of Insurance's foremost thought leaders, Paul is in demand as a speaker and consultant to top insurance companies across the globe.

Scott Walchek

Founder – CEO

Trov

Investor & entrepreneur building the “Cloud for Your Things” who has built world changing media & internet technology & companies.

Dan Dall'Asta

Principal

Route 66 Ventures

Dan's connections, insight, and strategic overview of InsurTech & FinTech make him a sought after investor & advisor.

Marik Brockman

Interim Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer

CSAA

Innovator, leader, next gen strategist charting the future of auto insurance.

9:40

Session 2: Insurance The Next Generation: Disruptive Business Models and Services

Discussion: What will next generation business models and services look like? How will they be architected? How will they bring value to the new economy? How will they connect and interoperate with digital ecosystems? What will the process and data flows within them look like and how will they be managed? What are the platform and services plays?

Rob MacKethan

VP of Insurance

Zendrive

Transformative leader with deep industry background in senior roles, and strong entrepreneurial vision and leadership skills.

Jason Andrew

CEO / Founder

Limelight Health

Industry award recipient and widely recognized, expert who is passionately reforming health insurance.

Gopi Rangan

VC Investor / FinanceFox

FinanceFox

Venture Capitalist and Strategist / Engineer / Patent Holder.

Dustin Yoder

Founder, Head of Product & Strategy

Sureify

Primed to disrupt Insurance at birth. Re-visioning life insurance from the ground up. Loves helping make connections that change the world.

10:35

Break / Expo

10:55

StartUp Showcase: Business Models / Services

Lightening Round (2 minute elevator pitch) – Life, Health, Personal and Commercial P&C

Nik Tehrani, PhD

VP of Business Development

DynoSense

Charles Huang

Founder, CEO and Chairman

Lynchpin

Leader and investor committed to healthcare innovation that improves lives.

Brianna Maury

Co-Founder and CEO

Royce Insurance

Geoffrey Tetrault

CEO/Founder

eSeniorLife LLC

Inspirational leader who helps people translate purpose, pride and commitment into high performance teams.

Ted Chen

Co-Founder

LifeApps

Dustin Yoder

Founder, Head of Product & Strategy

Sureify

Primed to disrupt Insurance at birth. Re-visioning life insurance from the ground up. Loves helping make connections that change the world.

11:45

Lunch / Expo / Plug & Play Tour

12:45

Session 3: Designing & Developing Disruptive Models and Services

Discussion: How do you identify, define, validate and develop next gen business models and services that are composed of interoperable services and data?  How do you assess the impact / opportunities / threats created by ecosystem convergence and the players and platforms within them?

Joao Zecchin

Partner / Venture Builder

Brave

Investor and entrepreneur, creating a brave new world through astute early stage investment and mentoring.

Geoffrey Tetrault

CEO/Founder

eSeniorLife LLC

Inspirational leader who helps people translate purpose, pride and commitment into high performance teams.

Stanley Yang

CEO

Neurosky

Pioneer in improving health and life outcomes through next generation, mobile devices, data and analytics.

Jesse Kallman

Director of Business Development & Regulatory Affairs

Airware

Drone pioneer, President of Silicon Valley Chapter of Unmanned Vehicle Association.

1:40

Session 4: Disruptive Infrastructure Architecture and Solutions

Discussion: What are the emerging / enabling technologies, platforms, data sources and solutions for core processes? How will they be architected and managed?What digital ecosystems are forming around them? What are the opportunities for development, investment, and partnering?

Denise Garth

SVP - Strategic Marketing, Industry Relations and Innovation

Majesco

Deeply experienced strategist, passionate about connecting insurance to future customers.

Igor Barinov

Founder

Block Notary

Award winning developer respected for his intelligence, vision, and creativity, with a unique ability to ignite his passion for the next thing in others.

Tiana Laurence

Chief Marketing Officer

Factom

Serial entrepreneur. Started her first business at 16. Spends her time outside of work mentoring young entrepreneurs and rock climbing.

Sanjeev Kumar

VP Insurance

Saama Technologies

Award winning innovator passionate about helping insurance revolutionize their business and business processes using advanced analytics.

3:05

Break / Expo

3:20

StartUp Showcase: Next Gen Insurance Solutions

Lightening Round (2 minute elevator pitch) Core systems, Big Data / Analytics, Supporting Infrastructure & Services

Jonathan Friedman

CEO & Co-Founder

Reactful

Chet Gladkowski

CMO/CIO

GapPro

Entrepreneur, technologist bringing vision and innovation to insurance for 35+ years.

Curt Schaker

Vice President and Managing Director

EVRYTHNG

Tiana Laurence

Chief Marketing Officer

Factom

Serial entrepreneur. Started her first business at 16. Spends her time outside of work mentoring young entrepreneurs and rock climbing.

Igor Barinov

Founder

Block Notary

Award winning developer respected for his intelligence, vision, and creativity, with a unique ability to ignite his passion for the next thing in others.

Gopi Rangan

VC Investor / FinanceFox

FinanceFox

Venture Capitalist and Strategist / Engineer / Patent Holder.

Sunil Rawat

CEO - Founder

OmniScience

Jayant Lakshmikanthan

President

LeanTaas

Engineer, entrepreneur, patent holder, and innovator committed to reducing health care costs.

Alexander Gray

CEO and Co-founder

Skytree

Engineer, entrepreneur, patent holder, and innovator committed to reducing health care costs.

4:10

Session 5: Development, Investment, and Partnering Strategies

Discussion: What is the development, investment and partnering opportunity landscape? How do you assess market opportunity, investments, and partnerships? How do you determine internal capacity to make the changes needed to capitalize on the opportunities / requirements of a market shaped by the new economy, digital ecosystems and convergence? How do you develop and implement a successful strategy? How do you stand out from the crowd? 

Robert Bauer

Global Communications Director

AIG

Award winning exec, working internationally on issues of safety, health and free market leadership.

Scott Cantini

Partner

Farmington Capital Partners

Deeply experienced investor focused on accelerating growth in emerging and mid market companies.

William Santana Li

CEO

Knightscope

Brilliant forward thinking entrepreneur helping robotics create a safer world.

Chet Gladkowski

CMO/CIO

GapPro

Entrepreneur, technologist bringing vision and innovation to insurance for 35+ years.

5:05

Break / Expo

5:15

Session 6: The Disruptors Journey

Discussion: How do you create a winning market entry and development plan for a new business model, service, or solution in a market driven by changing buyer values and behaviors, digital ecosystems and convergence? How do you stay agile as the environment changes? 

John Cammarata

VP Development

Pointsource

Mobile 1st creative strategist helping deliver user experiences that drive business results.

Charles Huang

Founder, CEO and Chairman

Lynchpin

Leader and investor committed to healthcare innovation that improves lives.

Todd Welch

Co Founder

Charter Partners

Cosmic thinker passionate about helping people see the future that could be and bringing it to life.

Jayant Lakshmikanthan

President

LeanTaas

Engineer, entrepreneur, patent holder, and innovator committed to reducing health care costs.

6:40

Reception / Expo

StartUp Showcase Judges

Chuck Wallace

Head of Operations, UJET

UJET

Esurance Co-founder and InsureTech Industry Advisor.

Scott Cantini

Partner

Farmington Capital Partners

Deeply experienced investor focused on accelerating growth in emerging and mid market companies.

Denise Garth

SVP - Strategic Marketing, Industry Relations and Innovation

Majesco

Deeply experienced strategist, passionate about connecting insurance to future customers.

Gail Chen

Global Innovation Adviser

AIG

Innovator and strategist building relationships to create a digital generation of insurance.

Marik Brockman

Interim Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer

CSAA

Innovator, leader, next gen strategist charting the future of auto insurance.

John Cammarata

VP Development

Pointsource

Mobile 1st creative strategist helping deliver user experiences that drive business results.

Sanjeev Kumar

VP Insurance

Saama Technologies

Award winning innovator passionate about helping insurance revolutionize their business and business processes using advanced analytics.

Managing Director, Aon

EVP and Insurance Practice Head, Key Management Group, Inc.

Vice President, Payment Security, CUNA Mutual Group

Director, Strategy and Marketing, Markel

Head of individual Life, BDC, Swiss Mobiliere

Senior Manager, Deloitte

Senior IT Consultant, Seguros Banorte

Chief Digital Technology Strategist, AAA Insurance (CSAA)

Director, Seguros Banorte

Founder ,CEO, Art-Chi-Tech leadership development

Innovation Director – Silicon Valley Office, State Farm Insurance

CMO/CIO, GAPro

President, Commercial, Atlas General Insurance Services

Digital Sales Program Manager, Humana

Business Analyst & Sharing Economy Expert, die Mobiliar

Global Innovation Adviser, AIG

Co-Founder, CoveredSimply

President, Key Management Group, Inc.

CIO & CTO, CoveredSimply

Head CAS North America, Swiss Re

Director of Growth Investing, Assurant

Market Executive, Western Region, CSAA Insurance Group

Principal, Route 66 Ventures

Enterprise Strategy Development Director, American Family Mutual Insurance Group

AVP, Swiss Re

Executive Director, Marketing Communications, Acrisure LLC

Chief Financial Officer, Morris & Garritano Insurance

Core Systems Manager, Morris & Garritano Insurance

GM, SVP Business Development, Self-Employed

Principal, Wildcat Venture Partners

Vice President, Warburg Pincus

Co-Founder & CEO, Royce

Chief Analytics Officer, Infinilytics Inc

VP-Sales & Business Development, Infinilytics Inc

CEO, datacubes Inc.

General Manager, Business Development Division, SCSK USA Inc.

Investor, Greylock Partners

Leader, SCSK USA

Innovation , Assurant, Inc

Head of Customer Experience & Distribution, brightpeak financial

Chief Technology Officer, brightpeak financial

CEO, Delos Space Corporation

CEO & Founder, Terrace Software, Inc.

Business Development, SCSK USA

VP, Business Development, Verisk Insurance Solutions

Director of Strategic Partnerships, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Founder, Zeguro

Head of Operations, UJET

Co-Founder & Managing Director, TransLink Capital

Head of Regulatory Affairs and BD, Airware

Investor, Angel

CEO, Sureify

VP, Development, PointSource

Marketing Director, PointSource

VP of Insurance, Zendrive

Owner/Founder, Compassion Society

Owner, KarmaCoverage

CEO, Brave

Chairman and CEO, Knightscope, Inc.

Sr Director – Business Development & Strategy, Guidewire

Founder , Zero

CMO/CIO, GAPro

CEO, NeuroSky

Corporate Strategy, AAA Insurance (CSAA IG)

Director, Insurance Marketing, AAA NCNU

CEO, HealthExpense

Partner, Farmington Capital Partners

CEO, SVIA

Chief Reveneue Officer, Silicon Valley Insurance Accelerator / SVIA

COO, DropIn, Inc.

Co-Founder, Life Apps

Chief of Staff, AIG – Personal Insurance

CMO, Factom

Marketing, Factom Inc

General Partner, Felicis Ventures

Business Development, Saama

Solution Marketing, Saama

VP Insurance, Saama

Senior Vice President – Strategic Marketing, Indus, Majesco

EVP P&C Practice, Majesco

VP of Marketing, HealthExpense

CEO, Omniscience

CEO/Founder, eSeniorlife LLC

CMO, factom.com

Principal, BankTech Consulting

Associate, TigerRisk

SVP, Marsh

AVP Innovation, Great-West Life

Director, Insurance Solutions, Saama

International Marketing graduate student, Hult International Business School

Chief Strategy Officer, Delos Space Corporation

Director, Insurance, Plug and Play Tech Center

CEO, Limelight Health

Predictive Analytics Strategist, Milliman

CEO, Wallflower Labs Inc.

Strategic Advisory Partner, QBE North America

President, LeanTaaS Labs, LeanTaaS

CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER, INSURANCE THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Sales Director – Western Region, Saama

President & CEO, OneSheild Inc

Event Manager, SVIA

Manager, Business Development, Nul System Services Corporation

Vice President, Deutsche Bank

VP, Information Technology, Ameritas

Head of Strategy, Broking, Aon

Corporate Strategy & Innovation, AAA Insurance

Corporate Strategy & Innovation, AAA Insurance

Interim Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer

Director, Insurance Solutions, Saama Technologies, Inc.

Senior Manager, SOMPO Digital Lab Tokyo

Manager, SOMPO Digital Lab Tokyo

Senior Manager, SOMPO Digital Lab Silicon Valley

Senior Manager, Sompo Digital Lab

Product Manager, LeanTaaS

Student, Hult

Strategic Finance, Intel Corp

Insurance Product Manager, Zendrive

MBA Candidate, HULT International Business School

Partner, Loop

Dir. App Dev, Mutual of Enumclaw Ins Company

Entrepreneur, Brella

Strategic Client Engagement, NA

SVP Global Head of Market Advocacy & Innovation Re, Northern Trust

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