InsurTechs Battle It Out

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Based on the popular “Shark Tank” TV show format, this fast-paced session brings IASA sharks together with Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA) tech startups to battle it out for validation and bragging rights! GIA’s 100-day program, supported by carriers, gives InsurTech startups guidance on strategy, concept and industry feasibility.  Tech Tank judges and audience members will hear pitches and ask tough questions, and then vote with mock dollars for the leading InsurTech solution.

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This track of the Technology Program examines the potential usage and impact of incorporating emerging insurance technologies (InsurTech) into existing business models with traditional workforces and workflows. Additionally, sessions in this track identify strategies for creating a culture of innovation, partnering with startups, and balancing keeping the lights on with innovation and modernization. Sessions within the InsurTech Strategies.

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NEW FOR 2018

The IASA InsurTech Pavilion in the exhibit hall provides an up close experience with tech startups.  Come see some of the concepts and solutions that are part of the InsurTech phenomenon sweeping the industry!

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    Farron Blanc, Vice President— Innovation Studio, RGA
    Kurt Eaves, Vice President— Underwriting, Sales & Service, Grinnell Mutual
    Brian Poppe, SVP, Departing Well Solutions, Mutual of Omaha

InsurTech is changing the insurance industry in a positive way, enhancing diverse areas including market differentiation, customer experience, risk management, organization design, company culture, and technology partnerships to name just a few. Brian Hemesath, Managing Director at the Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA) will lead a panel discussion consisting of insurance carrier executives that will answer your questions, share their experiences, and describe the positive operational evolution created by working with InsurTech startups.

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