With a unique combination of insurance, cybersecurity, and venture capital expertise, Steven Schwartz has been at the forefront of commercializing the industry we call "InsurTech." Steven is currently the Chief Revenue Officer of Periculus, a direct-distribution, subscription-based solution for mitigating and transferring digital risk. Prior to launching Periculus, Steven led Strategy and Insurance at Cytegic, an industry-leading platform for quantifying cyber risk, and played a vital role in company's successful acquisition by Mastercard in June 2020. At Cytegic, he was responsible for driving consistent, quarterly revenue growth and supporting the company's fundraising efforts while leading their pivot into the insurance industry. In this capacity, he played a significant role in Cytegic's product strategy and quantification model to meet the unique needs across the insurance value chain. Before Cytegic, Steven was a Managing Director at one of Silicon Valley’s elite tech-company CEO coaching firms, CEO Quest, where he worked with venture capital funds in advising their portfolio member CEO’s towards accelerated growth within the insurance industry.
Recognized as an innovation leader in the fields of risk management and cybersecurity, Steven is on the Advisory Board at PACE University's Seidenberg School for Computer Science and Information Security and is a Co-Founder of both The Data Union and Personal Data Week, introducing the topic of "personal data" and its implications for society, industry and regulation such as GDPR, CCPA, NYDFS and more to more than 30k global members.
Steven spent a large portion of his career leading Business Development as a Senior Managing Consultant at UIC, Inc., where he personally managed and negotiated the risk management & insurance programs for F2000 entities paying in excess of $50M in Annual Premium across 40 countries. Mr. Schwartz began his career as the 20th employee as a Data QA Engineer at healthcare analytics start-up, TreoSolutions, through the company’s nine-figure exit five years later as a Senior Data Analyst.
Steven was nominated to NYC’s 2017 “33 Under 33” and currently holds his Investment Advisor License (Series 65) and Property, Casualty, Health and Life Insurance licenses.
Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: New York, NY
Speaking Topics: Insurance, InsurTech, Cyber Security, Cyber Risk Management, Personal Data, Regulation, RegTech, blockchain
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