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Nigel Walsh

Managing Director at Google

New York, United States

26565 Followers

MD @google, ex @Deloitte, @capgemini #Insurance #InsurTech #FinTech #AI #baker Husband Dad #cyclist #lovelondon #peloton no to all male panels #NYC #london

Nigel Walsh Points
Academic 0
Author 266
Influencer 462
Speaker 0
Entrepreneur 0
Total 728

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Thought Leader Profile

Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Service Provider

Areas of Expertise

Health and Wellness 30.09
Innovation 40.97
InsurTech 100
Startups 56.25
Digital Disruption 30.05
FinTech 30.50
SportsTech 30.65
AI

Industry Experience

Publications

5 Article/Blogs
112. Insights: Harnessing Big Data's potential for the insurance industry
Insurtech Insider
March 09, 2022
Nigel Walsh and John Bean are joined by an amazing guest to take a deep dive into data. Data is incredibly important in insurance, and we want to take a look at how it’s evolving. We’ll cover the massive explosion in data in the past few years and the reasons behind it, the blockers it currently faces and how we can get over them, and we try to predict what we might see in the future!

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Tags: InsurTech

97: YuLife raises $70 million & Lloyd's makes history
Insurtech Insider
August 04, 2021
Nigel Walsh and Benjamin Ensor are joined by a great panel of guests to discuss the most recent and exciting news in the world of Insurtech.

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Tags: InsurTech

Digital Indigestion - time to act!
LinkedIn
March 29, 2021
Late in 2020, I published my annual predictions (check them out here). One of them peaked the attention of many - Digital Indigestion, what is it, what do I mean and what are the implications for Insurance, and to be fair many other industries through 2021.

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Tags: Digital Disruption

84. What does it cost to cancel Glastonbury?
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February 03, 2021
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by a panel of amazing guests to talk about events insurance, and how the cancellations of events globally have affected both the insurers of these events and also the insured. We talk about what is needed when insuring an event and how large events such as

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Tags: Innovation, InsurTech

2021 we can't wait to join you! (so long 2020!)
Substack
January 01, 2021
2021 Predictions for the year ahead

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Tags: Innovation, InsurTech, Health and Wellness

87 Podcasts
123. Insights: What is the future for brokers?
Insurtech Insider
August 10, 2022
Nigel Walsh and John Bean are joined by a fantastic guest to talk about insurance brokers. We’ll be taking a look at what they do and when they’re needed, explore some more of the in and outs of the role in the current landscape, and then turn to look at what their future looks like. Will technology erase the need for them, or will it simply force them to change and adapt?

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Tags: Startups, FinTech, InsurTech

107. News: Chubb announced Betterfly partnership, Demex raised $9m, and Iceland launched turkey insurance
Insurtech Insider
December 22, 2021
Nigel Walsh is joined by a fantastic panel of guests from Anthemis and Deloitte to talk through the most exciting Insurtech news of the past week. Hear about: Chubb and Chile Insurtech Betterfly form partnership for LatAm offering, Insurtech Demex raises $9m, and Iceland offers customers turkey insurance amid Christmas shortages. All of this and much much more on today's Insurtech Insider!

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Tags: Startups, FinTech, InsurTech

91. News: Suez Canal ship owner splits the bill & festivals are in the mud
Insurtech Insider
May 12, 2021
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by a panel of guests to discuss the most recent and exciting news in the world of Insurtech.

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83. News: Care homes denied liability insurance & Lemonade hits 1m customers!
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January 20, 2021
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by two awesome guest, to talk about the most interesting news of 2021 so far! Joining us are:
Jillian Williams, investment principal at Anthemis
Dan Keough, CEO and Chairman at Holmes Murphy & Associates and Co-CEO/Co-Founder at BrokerTech Ventures
We cover

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Tags: Innovation, Startups, InsurTech

82. 2020 round up & 2021 predictions
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January 06, 2021
Happy New Year Everybody!
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by three all-star Insurtech Insider guests to take a look at the trends and themes we've seen throughout 2020, as well as making their predictions of what we might see happening during 2021! Looking back over the year, we have see

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81. News: US wildfires burn the home insurance market as Lemonade take over Europe
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December 16, 2020
Nigel Walsh is joined by a great panel of guests to talk about the most interesting news stories of the last few weeks.
Joining us today are:
* Sean Harper, Co Founder at Kin
* Anthony Grosso, SVP Global Marketing and Communications at EIS
* Sabine Vanderlinden, Co-Founder, CEO and Managing Partner

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Tags: Innovation, InsurTech, Startups

80. Wedding insurance was never designed for a pandemic
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December 02, 2020
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by a panel of great guests to talk about wedding insurance and how this industry has been affected by the pandemic. Joining us today are:
Heidi McCormack, CEO & Founder of Emerald Life
Mark Brown, CEO & Founder of Insuremore
Kicking off the show, we talk a

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79. News: Insurtech crowdfunding is hot right now!
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November 18, 2020
Nigel Walsh is joined by a panel of guests to talk about the latest news in the insurance and insurtech sphere! Joining him today are:
Sophie Winwood, Investor at Anthemis
Michael Lewis, CEO of Claim Technology
Mike Roy, CEO of Dark Matter Insurtech
We cover the following newstories:
* Does your car

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Tags: Innovation, InsurTech, Startups

78: Does anyone buy travel insurance anymore?
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November 04, 2020
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by a panel of great guests to talk about travel insurance, and how the pandemic has changed the needs and expectations from customers.
Joing us today are:
* Jason Wilby - Co-Founder of Open
* Sasha Gainullin - CEO of Battleface
Kicking off the show, the pa

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77. News: Lloyd's post-pandemic product review & Cover Genius' raise
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October 21, 2020
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by two awesome guests to talk about the most interesting news stories from the insurance and insurtech sphere! Joining us today are:
Pranjal Arya, Commercial Director, Hometree
Rajasree Variyar, Head of Insurance Product, New Products, Simply Business
We co

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76. Will COVID change health insurance?
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October 07, 2020
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by a panel of amazing guests to talk about health insurance and how the industry might change after the pandemic. Joining us today are:
Katie Crook-Davies - Managing Director, Tabei
Mathilda Ström - Deputy CEO, BIMA
Mark Allan - Chief Commercial Officer,

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Tags: Innovation, InsurTech, Startups

Bonus: Interview: Louise Smith, Chief Digital Officer at Lloyd's of London
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September 30, 2020
Sarah Kocianski is joined by Louise Smith, Chief Digital Officer at Lloyd's of London. Louise gives us her thoughts on digital transformation in the insurance industry, what changes she has seen nin the famous underwriting rooms since they reopened and how she becames Lloyd's first digital... well,

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75. News: High Court tells SMB insurers to pay up
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September 23, 2020
David Brear and Nigel Walsh are joined by some great guests to talk about the most interesting news stories of the week just gone!
Joining us today are:
Nikki Daniels - Board Advisor for Honcho Markets and Founder & Director of e-Zee Insurance Solutions
Esben Seyffart Sørensen - Head of Sales at Pe

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74: Digital transformation - Managing the hybrid
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September 09, 2020
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by some amazing guests to talk about digital transformation in the insurance industry. During COVID, the industry has had to adapt to new ways of working, be it on the front end working with customers or managing internal processes and regulations. The pane

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Tags: Innovation, InsurTech, Startups

73. News: Lemonade post a positive Q2 as Zurich struggles with the pandemic
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August 26, 2020
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by some great guests to talk about the most interesting news stories of the week just gone!
Joining us today are:
Malcolm Ferguson - Partner at Octopus Ventures
Alex Zukerman - CMO & Chief Strategy Officer at Sapiens
We cover the following stories from the

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72: E-scooters: should you need a licence to ride?
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August 12, 2020
Sarah and Nigel are joined by Sten Saar, CEO and Co-Founder of Zego; and Kelly Barnes , VP of Marketing at Laka to discuss insurance for e-scooters and e-bikes.
According to Google Trends data, since the start of lockdown there has been a surge in interest in electric scooters – with a 376% incre

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71. News: Insurance acquisitions and casualties
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July 29, 2020
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by some amazing guests to talk through some of the most interesting news stories from the week just gone.
Joining us today are:
Dylan Bourguignon, CEO of So-Sure
Sam White, CEO of Freedom Services Group and CEO of Stella insurance
Alessandro Spadoni, Found

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70. LGBT+ and insurance - Make no assumptions
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July 15, 2020
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by a panel of amazing guests to talk about LGBT+ and insurance! First up, the panel takes a look at the current state of diversity and inclusion in the insurance industry and how this has evolved over recent years. Next up they take a deep dive into what pr

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69. News: Lemonade goes public and travel insurance covers COVID-19
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July 01, 2020
Nigel Walsh and David Brear are back this week to talk through the most interesting news of the week just gone. As always, they are joined by some awesome guests:
David George - CEO of Bikmo
Sahas Katta - CEO of Smartcar
Nikki Daniels - Board Advisor for Honcho Markets and Founder & Director of e-Ze

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68. Life insurance COVID-19: If you're honest, you're covered
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June 17, 2020
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by two great guests to figure out how the ongoing pandemic is having an impact on life insurance. Does life insurance automatically cover COVID-19? Should we get extra coverage? Can I get life insurance now if I didn't have it before?
Joining us are these t

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67. News: Drones for the NHS, and new fund raises despite COVID-19
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June 03, 2020
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are back this week to talk through the most interesting news of the week just gone. As always, they are joined by some awesome guests:
Jillian Williams - Investment Principal at Anthemis Group
Alex Dalyac - Founder and CEO at Tractable
Amrit Santhirasenan - Co-founder

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66. Loyalty in insurance: It's not what you say, it's what you do
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May 20, 2020
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by a panel of great guests to take a look at how loyal customers are in the insurance industry and what factors play in when trying to build a loyal client base.
Oliver Baxter - Head of Brand & Product at By Miles
Krystian Zajac - CEO and Founder of Hiro

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65. News: Covid-19 - Worse than 9/11 and Katrina for the insurance industry
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May 06, 2020
Sarah and Nigel are joined by a panel of great guests to talk through the latest and greatest news in the insurtech and insurance industry! Our guests this week are:
Sophie Winwood - Investor at Anthemis
Niels Thoné - CEO of Sprout.ai
Lucas Carlsén - CEO and Co-founder of Hedvig
We cover the follo

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Tags: Innovation, InsurTech, Startups

64. Covid-19: Who will come out stronger?
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April 22, 2020
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by a very international panel of guests this week to talk through Covid-19 and how the insurance industry are going to tackle this very difficult situation. Joining them are:
Christian Wiens - CEO and Co-Founder at Getsafe
Jay Bregman - Founder and CEO of

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63. Renters insurance: Does coronavirus make people insure differently?
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April 08, 2020
On this week's episode of Insurtech Insider, Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are hosting this week and joined by a panel of guests to explore the current market of home and renters' insurance. Joining Sarah and Nigel this week are:
Jimmy Williams - Co-Founder of Urban Jungle
Tahir Farooqui - Founder

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62. Blockchain: Being too early is worse than being wrong!
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March 25, 2020
On this week's episode of Insurtech Insider, Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are in the virtual hosting seat and joined by two special guests to explore how blockchain is changing the world of insurance. Joining Sarah and Nigel this week are:
Simon Taylor - 11:FS Head of Ventures
Aman Kohli - CTO

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61. News: The latest in American insurtech
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March 11, 2020
David Brear is on hosting duties in the Big Apple and joined by new and returning guests to to discuss the latest news in the world of insurance and insurtech. This week's guests include:
Brett Lotito - VP of Insurance operations of Oscar
Daniel Schreiber - Co-founder and CEO of Lemonade
Jillian Wil

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60. The New York insurtech scene
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February 26, 2020
This week, David Brear is in New York to talk about all things insurtech. Joining David in our very first New York edition of Insurtech Insider are:
Jay Weintraub - Co-founder and CEO at InsureTech Connect
Quentin Coolen - Co-founder and CEO at Waffle Labs, Inc
Whilst London is considered the glob

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Tags: Innovation, InsurTech, Startups

59. Modern Insurance - Build a better product!
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February 12, 2020
On this week's episode of Insurtech Insider, Nigel Walsh is in the hosting seat and joined by a panel of guests to explore how insurance is changing in our modern world. Joining Nigel this week are:
Freddy Macnamara - CEO and Founder of Cuvva
James Blackham - CEO and Co-Founder of By Miles
Out wit

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58. News: How will Brexit impact insurtechs?
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January 29, 2020
On this week's episode of Insurtech Insider, hosts Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by new and returning guests to discuss the latest news in the world of insurance and insurtech. This week's guests include:
Antton Pena - Founder of Flock
Jeremy Wood - CEO and Founder of Legerity Financial

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57. Direct to Consumer insurance - The battle of niceness
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January 15, 2020
Sarah Kocianski is hosting this week's episode of Insurtech Insider and is joined by a panel of guests to explore the changing world of direct-to-consumer insurance. Diving into this topic, this week's guests are:
Phil Zeidler - Co-Founder at DeadHappy
Stephen Brittain - Director and Co-Founder at

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56. 2020 industry predictions
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December 25, 2019
In this Insurtech Insider 2020 predictions show, Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are on hosting duties and joined by some returning guests to discuss their industry predictions for the new year. Joining the hosts are:
Lea Nonninger - Research Analyst at Business Insider
Dylan Bourguignon - CEO at S

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55. Wealth/Insurtech crossover
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December 11, 2019
On this week's episode, Sarah Kocianski hosts alongside Nigel Walsh and the pair are joined by a panel of guests to explore the recent wealth management and insurtech crossover. Diving into this topic, this week's guests are:
Geoff Keast - Co-CEO at Montoux
Scott Walchek - CEO & founder at Trov
Mel

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54. Automation in insurance: Computer says no!
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November 27, 2019
On this week's episode of Insurtech Insider, host Sarah Kocianski is joined by some wonderful guests to take a deep dive into the world of technology and insurance! Our guests include:
Stephanie Taylor - Insurance AI lead at Microsoft
William Maunder-Taylor - AI impact strategist EMEA at Sparkbeyond

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53. News: Shots fired from the Bank of England
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November 13, 2019
On this week's episode of Insurtech Insider Sarah Kocianski is joined by some wonderful guests to discuss the latest news in the world of insurtech! Our guests include:
James York - Founder of Worry+Peace
Shaun Meadows - 11:FS Chairman
Sabine Vanderlinden - CEO of Startupbootcamp and Partner at Rain

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52. Making insurance attractive
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October 30, 2019
Sarah Kocianski is joined by two awesome guests to talk about all things attracting and retaining talent in the insurance industry. Our panel of guests are:
Sophie Winwood - Associate at Anthemis
Sebastian De Zulueta - Founder and Director at Market Minds
Kicking off the show, the panel ask themsel

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51. SME insurance - Prevention and education
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October 16, 2019
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by some great guests to talk about all things SME insurance! Joining us today are:
Andrew Rear - Chief Executive Officer at Digital Partners, Munich Re
William Wood - Head of UK SME Propositions and Board Trustee at Crossroads Care at Aviva
We cover the fol

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50. A celebration of insurtech
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October 02, 2019
Sarah Kocianski is joined by some of the most frequently returning guests from our last 50 episodes! Together they go through some of the top news, topics and trends in the insurtech sphere. Our guests include:
Tobi Taupitz, CEO and co-founder of Laka
Oliver Ralph, Insurance Correspondent, FT
Jimmy

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49. The future of travel insurance
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September 18, 2019
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by Paul Prendegast, CEO of Blink and Alex Rainey, CEO and co-founder of Pluto to discuss all things travel insurance!
How is insurtech shaking up the travel insurance industry?
Are traditional insurers being left behind?
Why are millenials so bad at getting

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48. Insurance for the rental market
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September 04, 2019
On this episode of Insurtech Insider, host Sarah Kocianski is revisiting insurance in the rental market, taking a look at how insurtech is changing the way consumers are protected. She is joined by some top insurtechs trying to shake things up in this industry:
Jude Greer, CEO and Co-founder, Reposi

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47. News: The value chain of insurtech
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August 21, 2019
On this episode of Insurtech Insider Nigel Walsh is joined by a briliant host of guests to talk about the latest and greatest news in the insurtech sphere! Our guests include:
Phoebe Hugh - CEO and founder of Brolly,
Nikolaus Suehr - CEO and founder of Kasko
Ed Leon Klinger - Cofounder and CEO of Fl

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46. Q2 Insurtech review
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August 07, 2019
On this episode of Insurtech Insider, our expert hosts, Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by Shaun Meadows, the newly appointed 11:FS Chairman! Together they are taking a detailed look at a new report titled, "Quarterly InsurTech Briefing Q2 2019," topics discussed include:
What "Quote, Bin

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45. Insurtech/Fintech fusion
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July 24, 2019
Sarah and Nigel are joined by two great guests to talk about fintechs and insurtechs teaming up! The guests joining us today are:
Dylan Bourguignon, CEO and founder of So-Sure
David Vanek, CEO and founder of Anorak
First, up the guests explain how they go about establishing partnerships with fintec

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44. Interviews: The future of contents insurance
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July 10, 2019
On this episode of Insurtech Insider Sarah Kocianski brings you a series of interviews conducted at an event held by 11:FS in partnership with the FCA and the HM Treasury at Level39 in London. We were able to record some really interesting interviews with some of the most interesting people there, i

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43. News: Buzzword Bingo
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June 26, 2019
Sarah and Nigel are joined by a host of fantastic guests to take a look at the biggest news stories in insurance and insurtech over the last few weeks. Our brilliant guests include:
Lea Nonninger - Research Analyst at Business Insider Intelligence
Oliver Ralph - Insurance Correspondent, FT
Andy Rear

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42. US startup special
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June 12, 2019
In today's episode, we bring you three incredible interviews with some of the most interesting players on the American Insurtech start-up scene!
First up, Sam Maule sits down with Quentin Coolen from Waffle! Waffle is an insurtech company that offers one insurance policy that covers, well, basicall

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41. Shutting down Gatwick
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May 29, 2019
Sarah and Nigel are joined by Antton Pena, founder of Flock and Sophie Winwood who is the Associate Investor at Anthemis!
Kicking off the show, Antton tells us about Flock and what they do. Flock offers flexible drone insurance and they have three models, one of which is "pay as you fly"! Flock is

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40. What Google won't tell you
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May 15, 2019
Sarah and Nigel are joined by some fantastic guests today who are all here to talk to us about Insurtech UK, the self-proclaimed alliance of insurtech startups and partners in the UK aiming to disrupt the insurance industry. This episode is also our big 4-0, our 40th episode in this series and here

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39. Agriculture and Commodities Insurance
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May 01, 2019
Sarah and Nigel are joined by three great guests to discuss the world of agricultural insurance, including:
Richard Counsell, CEO of Stable
Matt Jones, Principal, Investments at Anthemis
Hector Ibarra, CEO of Global Parametrics
Kicking off the show we take a close look at the difficulties around ins

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38. News: a Slice of AI
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April 17, 2019
This week we have some great stories for you as Sarah's joined by a couple of great guests:
Andy Rear - Chief Executive of MunichRe DigitalPartners
Jimmy Williams - CEO at Urban Jungle
Kicking off the show, the panel talks about Insurtech Slice Lab unveiling a new AI-based tool to predict insurance

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37. Mental Health and insurance live from InsurTech Insights
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April 03, 2019
Sarah is live at the Insurtech Insights Conference London to talk about financial wellness and how insurtech is working with mental health.
Kicking off the show we have a great panel on how to bring objective data into subjective issues like mental health. Sarah's with a great panel to discuss how

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36. Insights: Anthemis Takeover - investing in insurtech
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March 20, 2019
Sarah and Nigel are joined by the team at Anthemis to talk about the speed of insurtechs, how incumbents are keeping pace and the insurance value chain. They're joined by:
Ruth Foxe-Blader, MD Investments, Anthemis
Matthew Jones, Principal, Investments, Anthemis
Sophie Winwood, Associate, Investment

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35. Interviews: Shaun Meadows, marketing before meerkats
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March 06, 2019
Sarah and David are joined by Shaun Meadows, Partner at SI Partners Global.
Kicking off the show our hosts ask Shaun about what SI Partners is doing and his role as a partner there. But swiftly move on to his background at Aviva, where he went through a variety of roles over 22 years - giving him an

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34. News: Netflix for insurance
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February 20, 2019
Sarah and Nigel are joined by:
Lea Nonninger - Research Analyst at Business Insider Intelligence
James York - Founder at Worry+Peace
Arslan Hannani - Head of Market Management at Zurich
First up, Urban Jungle have released a contents insurance product for renters described as the 'Netflix for insura

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33: Fraud in Pet Insurance
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February 06, 2019
Sarah and Nigel are joined by Oke Elazu, COO of Bought by Many to talk about the surprisingly wide-spread issue of fraud in pet insurance.
We kick things off with a roundtable discussion on the challenges facing the pet insurance industry, the difficulties of verifying the vital information of pet

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32: Helene Stanway and the latest news
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January 23, 2019
Sarah and Nigel are joined by Helene Stanway, Digital Leader at AXA XL to talk about the latest insurtech news
First up, we talk to Helene about her background and what's going on at AXA XL now that the merger's gone through 01:22
Trov Expands To Four More States In The US 29:39
Digital Insurer Sin

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Insurtech Insider Episode 31: Weird Claims and 2019 Predictions
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December 26, 2018
Sarah is back hosting with David and Nigel this week, joined by guest Oliver Ralph, Insurance Correspondent at the FT for some wine, crackers, mince pies and maybe some insurance too.
We kick things off with Slice Insurance Cloud Services Now Available in the UK & EU. US insurtech Slice offers on-de

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Insurtech Insider Episode 30: The Sexy Side of Insurance
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December 11, 2018
David is back hosting with Nigel this week, joined by guests Edel Ryan and James Burrows both of whom are Partners at JLT.
We kick things off with a discussion on contingency insurance and how it relates to the sports, media and entertainment worlds. The entertainment industry faces growing risks an

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Insurtech Insider Episode 29: Partnerships
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November 28, 2018
Sarah is back hosting with Nigel this week, joined by guests Arslan Hannani, Head of Market Management at Zurich and Tim Attia, CEO and Co-founder of Slice.
We kick things off with a roundtable discussion on the types of partnerships in the industry, the benefits they bring and what role (if any) re

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Insurtech Insider Episode 28: Sports Insurance and the news
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November 14, 2018
Sarah is back hosting with Nigel this week, joined by guest Tobias Taupitz, CEO and Founder of Laka.
We kick things off with a discussion on what the sports insurance market, looking at what it covers.
Next up we take a look at the latest insurtech news, starting with the evolution of winter sports

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Insurtech Insider Episode 27: Continuity of service
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October 31, 2018
David is hosting with Nigel this week with a great guest, Renaud Million CEO of SPIXII to talk all about the latest news in insurtech. Including:
First up, AXA XL moving European arm out of UK ahead of Brexit. AXA XL has received authorisation to move its EU business from the UK to Ireland in advanc

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Insurtech Insider Episode 26: More news you need to know
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October 17, 2018
Sarah is back hosting with Nigel this week with a great guest, Dylan Bourguignon, CEO and Founder of SoSure to talk all about the latest news in insurtech. Including:
Beale reveals barrage of abuse after taking Lloyd's job. Outgoing Lloyd’s boss reveals the homophobic and sexist abuse she received

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Insurtech Insider Episode 25: Art Insurance
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October 03, 2018
Sarah is back hosting this week, joined by guests: James Garthwaite, Underwriter in Art and Private Clients at Hiscox UK and Ireland, and Luke Mullett, Account Executive for Commercial and Private Fine Art at CBC UK.
We kick things off with a roundtable discussion on what the market is, looking at

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Insurtech Insider Episode 24: The news you need to know
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September 19, 2018
Sarah is back hosting with David this week with two great guests, Lea Nonninger, Research Analyst at Business Insider Intelligence and James York, Founder at Worry + Peace to talk all about the latest news in insurtech. Including:
Hong Kong based OneDegree gets $25.5 million Series A to make insuran

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Insurtech Insider Episode 23: Catastrophe Insurance
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September 03, 2018
Sarah Kocianski is back hosting with Nigel Walsh this week, they're joined by guests: Emil Pfeiffer, CEO and Founder of Krizo and FT Insurance Correspondent, Oliver Ralph.
We kick things off with a discussion on what catastrophe insurance actually is, turns out it's not just an 'act of god'. Once th

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Insurtech Insider Episode 22: AI in Insurance
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August 22, 2018
Sarah Kocianski is hosting seat this week, joined by guests: Ahmed Zaidi, CTO at Catalyst AI, Erik Abrahamsson, Founder and CEO of Digital Fineprint, and Janthana Kaenprakhamroy, Founder and CEO of Tapoly.
We kick things off with a quick intro into what AI really means and what it can do before havi

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Insurtech Insider Episode 21: Health Insurance
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August 08, 2018
Sarah Kocianski is back in the hosting seat this week, joined by guests Luca Scnettler, CEO of HealthyHealth and Ari Zadkov, Head of Technical Marketing, Vitality Health.
We kick things off with a roundtable discussion on the challenges facing the health insurance industry at the moment. How techno

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Insurtech Insider Episode 20: Life Insurance
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July 25, 2018
Sarah Kocianski is back in the hosting seat this week, joined by guests: Jonathan Roomer, CFO and Co-Founder of Yulife and Oliver Ralph, Insurance Correspondant at the FT.
We kick things off with a roundtable discussion on life insurance, before the deep dive the panel sets out the many different t

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Insurtech Insider Episode 19: SMB Insurance
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July 11, 2018
Sarah Kocianski is back in the hosting seat this week, joined by Nigel Walsh and guests Alex Wheal, Commercial Client Manager at Hiscox and Ania Kubow, Co-founder of Nimbla.
We kick things off by discussing what types of insurance are most meaningful to SMBs, discussing the issue of how SMBs can dis

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Insurtech Insider Episode 18: Accelerators, Hubs, and Innovation Labs
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June 27, 2018
James York, CEO and Founder, Worry+Peace, Liam Gray, Head of Research & Partner Management at Startupbootcamp InsurTech, Tshidi Hagan, Program Director at Startupbootcamp, Tobias Taupitz, CEO and Co-founder at Laka, all join Sarah to discuss:
Startup Bootcamp, the benefits of accelerators hubs and i

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Insurtech Insider Episode 17: Fraud Prevention
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June 13, 2018
George Herber, Business Development Manager at Friss, David Hartley, Director of Fraud and Financial Crime Practice at SAS Global and Greg Brown, Partner at Oxbow Partners, join Nigel and Sarah to dig into:
How insurance is preventing fraud right now, who's actually making fraudulent claims, the thr

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InsurTech Insider: Episode 16. Pet insurance
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May 30, 2018
Bought By Many COO Oke Eleazu joins Sarah and David to share his expertise in a show dedicated to pet insurance. David has just bought (and insured) a puppy so we had a lot of vested interest in this one!
1 in 10 of the entire UK population have taken out pet insurance and there are 51 million pets

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Insurtech Insider Episode 15: Deep Tech and Data Models
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May 16, 2018
The panel discuss their insights into insurtech, covering a bevy of issues.
They look at where insurance technology is right now: discussing the impact of blockchain, the possibilities of AI, and the reality of smart contracts.
We also bring you a great interview with Jason Futers, CEO of Insurdata

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Insurtech Insider Episode 14. Travel Insurance: Meaningful Disruption
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May 02, 2018
The panel discuss their insights into insurtech, covering a bevy of issues.
They look at where travel insurance is right now: discussing how low the usage of travel insurance actually is, captured markets affecting the space, pay as you go insurance, the difference a cruise makes and much more.
We a

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Insurtech Insider Episode 13: Vehicle Insurance Model Disruption
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April 18, 2018
The panel discuss their insights into insurtech, covering a bevy of issues.
They look at where vehicle insurance is right now: what driving disruption actually is, if price comparison websites are on their way out, what’s going on in the latest regtech sandbox, and how insurtech disruption is chan

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Insurtech Insider Episode 12: London Market Disruption
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April 04, 2018
We kick off the show with everyone’s favourite, a trip to dictionary corner to define the London Market and its key players. The panel celebrate London in all its glory, delving into the city’s importance with a 25% global market share of the Cyber sector.
The importance of market share loss ge

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InsurTech Insider Episode 11: Cyber Insurance + Lemonade CEO interview
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March 21, 2018
The roundtable begins by discussing what cyber insurance actually is! Who needs it most? What are the benefits?
Cyber security doesn't always work and we've seen some high profile hacks in recent times- the biggest of all being Equifax. We ask our panel what the consequences of being on the end of

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InsurTech Insider Episode 10: Connected Homes
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March 07, 2018
So what are Connected Homes? The panel begin by actually explaining the concept. How do these smart devices feed information to home owners and to third parties, such as retailers and insurers? More importantly- how comfortable are consumers- in an era where data is starting to become more sovereign

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InsurTech Insider Episode 9: Insurance on a Blockchain - the Blockchain Insider Takeover!
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February 21, 2018
In this very special Blockchain Insider takeover of our show, Simon Taylor hosts a roundtable all about insurance on a blockchain - why do we need it, what problems does it solve, what is it making better and for whom?
He was joined by some fantastic guests from across the industry:
Greg Crow - Glob

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InsurTech Insider Episode 8: The Sharing Economy and changing insurance models
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February 07, 2018
Sarah Kocianski is back in the hosting seat this week, joined by Nigel Walsh and special guests Richard Laughton - CEO of EasyCar and Chair of the Sharing Economy Forum; Rob Moffat - Board Director at Dinghy and Janthana Kaenprakhamroy - CEO & Founder of Tapoly to discuss the Sharing and Gig Econom

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Insurtech Insider - Ep. 7: Are Autonomous Vehicles Driving the Future of Insurance?
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January 24, 2018
In late December 2017 Elon Musk announced that Tesla is making AI chips for its autonomous vehicles, really amplifying this topic into the mainstream. Our Insurtech panel begin by actually discussing what autonomous vehicles actually are-is it just driverless cars or are there more options? Could pu

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Insurtech Insider - Ep. 6: Aviva Takeover
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December 22, 2017
David, Nigel and Sarah visit Aviva's Digital Garage for InsurTech Insider's very first takeover show! Recorded from Aviva's offices, the team were joined by Claire Woodcock – Digital Strategy Lead for Digital Product and Design; Anna Stables – Digital Innovation Manager; Alex Allen – Senior Di

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Insurtech Insider - Ep. 5: Insurance as a platform
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December 01, 2017
David is joined by Sarah Kocianski and James York to discuss insurance as a platform.
First up, James talks us through the Worry+Peace origin story, including his background in insurance, and why he strove to not take funding as the company found its feet. He also talks about why insurance is a slig

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Insurtech Insider - Ep. 4: InsureTech Connect, Las Vegas
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October 20, 2017
This week, Nigel’s fresh off the back of InsureTech Connect in Las Vegas – the largest gathering of the insurance technology world on the planet! This year, attendance jumped to 3,800 - congratulations, guys, we look forward to next time.
While there, Nigel caught up with Darin Reffitt, Vice Pre

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InsurTech Insider - Ep 3. The data economy and new business models
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September 08, 2017
In this episode:
David and Nigel are joined by three fantastic guests: Jean-Stephane Gourevich, professional advisor and InsurTech guru, Luca Schnettler founder of Healthy-Health and Erik Abrahamsson, CEO and founder of Digital Fineprint.
We kick things off with a debate about how the data economy d

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InsurTech Insider - Ep. 2 Serial disruption
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August 09, 2017
In this episode
David and Nigel discuss the latest news and trends in insurtech, including the trend of "serial disruptors" - talent moving away from incumbents to create start ups to fix issues with incumbents' services, as TechCrunch runs more insurtech stories lately, is this the start of insurte

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InsurTech Insider - Ep1. – InsurTech 101
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July 19, 2017
InsurTech Insider is a new show in the 11Media network, hosted by David Brear and co-host Nigel Walsh, of Deloitte, dedicated to all things insurtech.
In Nigel’s words “there’s no better time to be in insurance” – and both he, David and their special guests will take

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