Recently I had to complete an application for Errors and Omissions Insurance (E&O) for my startup. Unfortunately for me, the application required me to download, print, complete, sign, scan and email back to the broker. I then had to re-answer several questions by email. A very inefficient process and one fraught with potential errors for insurance agents.
Mike Furlong aims to fix this. In this episode of Profiles in Risk, I interviewed Mike Furlong of Indio Technologies and we discussed his anti-Sisyphean quest to help agents break their dependence on paper applications and other unstructured data. We also go into some of the ups & downs of creating a startup
Nick Lamparelli is a 20+ year veteran of the insurance wars. He has a unique vantage point on the insurance industry. From selling home & auto insurance, helping companies with commercial insurance, to being an underwriter with an excess & surplus lines wholesaler to catastrophe modeling Nick has wide experience in the industry. Over past 10 years, Nick has been focused on the insurance analytics of natural catastrophes and big data. Nick serves as our Chief Evangelist.