Werner Kruck on Revolutionizing Insurance Data Sharing with openIDL – Assignment of Benefits Podcast S1E2

Redefining data sharing within the insurance industry. Imagine a future where the sharing of critical insurance data is as seamless as the transactions in your daily life. We explore the transformative potential of a platform designed to streamline processes for insurers, regulators, and agents, all while preserving  privacy and security. openIDL (Open Insurance Data Link) is an open blockchain … Read more

Profiles in Risk – E491: Playing The Long Game With Technology – a Conversation with Bruce Broussard, Managing Partner of Percipience

“Show me one insurance company and I’ll show you ONE insurance company” – Former Boss Technology has changed more in the past 25 years than it has in the past 250! And most of us wouldn’t be surprised if this acceleration, accelerates! This rapid change has caused havoc in an industry such as insurance that … Read more

You Have Nothing to Fear (From AI) – But Fear Itself – A Risk & Robots Podcast Conversation with Ben Van Roo, CEO of Yurts.ai

With the release of ChatGPT by OpenAI early this year (2023), a wave of excitement and fear has hit society about these AI tools. We are now hearing stories about students who are using these tools to write their term papers, companies using these tools to write their social media posts, and a slew of … Read more

Profiles in Risk – E475: The Evolution of Property Data Continues – Vivek Sablani, CEO of Wizard Analytics

In late 1992, in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew a sinking realization entered into the property insurance market…we didn’t know where our exposures were!…nor had any clue about what we knew about those exposures…even if we had known where they were located!!! (No story quite captures this realization than Michael Lewis’ In Nature’s Casino New … Read more

Profiles in Risk – E470: I Think Therefore I Insure – Brian Thompson, Business Development (Parametric) Underwriter for Descartes Insurance

“cogito, ergo sum” – Rene Descartes Parametric insurance products are not new. They have been around for decades (and in some forms probably centuries). Insurance professionals have struggled to adopt to parametric solutions for our clients because they do not neatly fit into the indemnity paradigm we insurance professionals were trained into. Our entire training … Read more