IASA Executive Roundtables


The IASA Executive Roundtables are interactive forums built on the premise of education and collaboration, developed exclusively for C-Suite insurance executives. The complimentary programs welcome senior level personnel from finance, investment, technology and operations to attend sessions designed to enable professional development, explore industry challenges, discuss relevant issues and big picture topics, networking opportunities, and the peer support and resources to help succeed in their respective roles. 


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Each year, session chairs from the insurance industry work with a network of volunteers to develop engaging agendas on pertinent topics and challenges. The Value behind Data & Analytics, Economic Outlook, Investment Strategies and Imperatives, Digital Disruption, Product Ideation & Development, and Solvency Modernization are only a small sampling of some of the past topics presented at the Executive Roundtables.

The 2016 Executive Roundtables will be held this year June 13 & 14, during the IASA Annual Business Show and Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Each session will once again facilitate the discussions, serve as resources on the issues and provide relevant materials and actionable “next step” guidance for their corresponding C-level roles.

In addition to sessions on Emerging Risks, and the Changing Role of Reinsurance in Risk Management, the Chief Financial Officer Roundtable will host internationally recognized speaker, Ryan Jenkins, as he addresses the changing workforce and its impact on the insurance industry and the tools necessary to avoid the high cost of employee turnover.

The Chief Investment Roundtable will present industry leaders, including, John W. Mitchell, former Chief Economist for U.S. Bank and Professor of Economics at Boise State University, who will give insight on the current US economy. Also, William Stone, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of SS&C Technologies will discuss investment trends in the insurance industry over the past 30 years.  Other sessions will offer expert acumen into Changing Data Needs in Asset Management, and Integrating Alternatives into Insurance Asset Allocation.

Vivek Wadwa, noted futurist, author, technology entrepreneur, and academic, will keynote the 2016 Chief Information/Technology Officer Roundtable. Rick Pastore of CIO Executive Council will explore a Transformation Leadership Agenda: How to Excel as C-Suite Digital Pathfinders and a technology showcase will provide an interactive presentation surrounding Drones, the Internet of Things and Cognitive Computing.

Closing the Gap on Cyber Threats: Partnering with the FBI will host a cybersecurity expert from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in an engaging and relevant session developed by the Chief Operations Officer Roundtable.  Other relevant topics will be addressed with 2 additional sessions, The Future of Insurance Operations and Analytics Maturity: Unlocking the Business Value

To learn more about the IASA Roundtables and how you can register to attend, share insights, ideas and best practices while networking with peers, please visit http://bit.ly/20ylKiO