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Event Date Tue Dec 7 EST - Fri Dec 10 EST (in 4 months)
Location Virtual
Region Americas

Underwriting Innovation USA 2021 is where innovation meets the global underwriting ecosystem, connecting to create the industry’s most impactful and revolutionary event.

With the ultimate goal to support productivity, this event provides visionary insight, providing solutions to the age old question - how best to increase profitability through efficiency, innovation and technology? Our 2020 edition definitely did not disappoint!

Bringing attendees together for three power-packed days of learning, networking business generation and inspiration, delegates left equipped with actionable knowledge that covered:
• New data integration
• Getting products to market faster
• Sophisticated pricing
• Customer expectation and service delivery
• Innovation culture, workforce support and empowerment


2021 Past Speakers

Jane Peterson
Chief Underwriting Officer, Markel Specialty

David Perez
Chief Underwriting Officer, Liberty Mutual Global Risk Solutions

Elad Tsur
CEO & Co-Founder, Planck

Doug Stitzer
Global Go to Market Director, Salesforce

Dean Lapierre
SVP, Global Property Officer, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty

Rick McCathron
President, Hippo Insurance

Joseph Peiser
Executive Vice President and Global Head of Broking, Willis Towers Watson

Erik Nikodem
SVP Head of Property, Everest Insurance

Helene Stanway
Global Head of Technology Innovation, AXA XL

Todd Rissel
CEO, e2Value

Rory Moloney
Chief Executive Officer, Global Risk Consulting, Global Head Data & Analytics, Commercial Risk Solutions, Aon

Bryan Falchuk
Managing Partner, Insurance Evolution Partners

Matt Junge
SVP Head of Property Solutions, US & Canada, Swiss Re

Jonathan Charak
VP and Emerging Solutions Director, Zurich North America

Brandy Williams
Senior Solution Engineer, Salesforce

Ryan Rist
Director of Venture Build, American Family

Ben Zimmerman
Founder and CEO, Opterrix

Tony Fenton
VP Commercial Lines Digitization & Innovation, Nationwide

John Di Federico
VP Underwriting, Prudential International

Laila Beane
Chief Customer Officer and Head of Consulting, Intellect SEEC

Tom Warden
SVP – Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Employers Insurance Company

Nick Lamperelli
Co-Founder & CUO, reThought Insurance Corporation

Jim Albert
Chairman and Co-Founder, Neptune Flood Insurance

Meghan Hannes
VP Cyber Product Head, Hiscox

Arthur Borden
VP - Underwriting Process and Technology, CNA Insurance

Rob Galbraith
Author, Insurance Nerds

Ryan Kottenstate
CEO, Cape Analytics

Brian Gaab
Managing Principal - Strategy and Innovation, CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer

Yakir Golan
CEO, Kovrr

Blake Konrardy
VP, Product, Kin Insurance

Ron Glozman
CEO & Founder, Chisel AI

Paul Carroll
EIC, Insurance Thought Leadership

Timothy Dillahunt
VP of Underwriting Operations and Strategy, The Hanover

Simon Perry
Insurance Client-Director, Precisely

Aditi Baker
Head of Data Science Accelerator, The Hartford

Thomas Sowinski
AVP Business Applications, Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies

Sito Sarkar
CEO, Pricing Platform Inc.

Marty Ellingsworth
Senior Analyst, Celent

Jason Gross
VP Innovation, EMC Insurance Companies

Deb Smallwood
Founder and CEO, Strategy Meets Action

Sandeep Haridas
VP & Manager, Underwriting Strategy & Excellence, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Leandro Dalle Mule
General Manager of North America, Planck

Pablo Martienz
Sales Manager, Bdeo

Jason Verlen
Senior Vice President, Product Management, CCC Information Services

Richard Foster
Director of Underwriting, Agile Risk Partners

Anthony Tornatore
VP of Insurance, Kin Insurance

Avi Tuschman
CIO & Founder, Pinpoint Predictive

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• Intellect SEEC
• Precisely

• Chisel AI