Episodes

October 13, 2021

Steve Earl Bauld and Cheep... insurance

Want to know why Steve Earle is often referred to as 'angry Steve'? It's because the frustrations that exist in the industry are pushing him to find and create change. As a traditional broker he runs Bauld Insurance but he ...

September 21, 2021

Udi Ziv CEO of Earnix

Technology is not always obvious when it comes to insurance. There's a lot going on behind the scenes and Udi Ziv, CEO of Earnix explains how their use of data drives underwriting and helps all sides in the insurance product ...

September 03, 2021

Quote and Apply- Mark Tattersall

Want to talk about a family affair? Mark Tattersal principal of Back Nine Insurance shares his thoughts and journey on the evolution of Quote & Apply to add an arsenal of life and ancillary products to your sales channels. H...

August 25, 2021

Bryan Falchuk- Vol 2: The Startups

Another past guest joins Pete and Curt to discuss the second book in his series on The Future of Insurance: The Startups. Author, speaker and coach Bryan Falchuk shares what he learned from the next wave in the insurance cha...

August 13, 2021

Friendly Agent Book- How to build a successful agency

You heard about the leading chatbot from Avdhesh Saxena but what about his next project, the Friendly Agent book? On his second appearance Advesh shares what he's been up to and that is talking to insurance industry leaders a...

August 06, 2021

Scott Ferguson CEO Techficient

Want to know how to look at insurance distribution differently? Scott Fergusson will tell you how as he comes from a beer and wine background and he's got a very different view on the industry. Scott shares the Techficient ...

July 23, 2021

Bryan O'Connell CEO Huckleberry

Bryan O'Connell has start up experience but what caused him to think about starting up an online business insurance solution is a cool reveal in this episode. Aside from inspiration Bryan shares thoughts on how he and Huckle...

July 16, 2021

Joel Baker: The Insurance Info Guru

Joel Baker has his hand in everything with insurance, legacy statistics and information to the current data points, catastrophic loss points, and of course Insuretech North, but there's more. Joel shares the story of his car...

July 09, 2021

Derek Merrill founder of Leaselock

Leaselock is not your typical insurance it's an embedded platform that solves a problem and founder Derek Merril explains how the product works. What comes out in the discussion is that Leaselock not only empowers renters to...

June 16, 2021

Chris Gunston VP Channel & Alliances at Embroker

Embroker is not like other direct insuretech companies, it targets potential customers that face similar needs as it did and still does as a start-up. Chris Gunston, VP of Channel and Alliances shares some of the concepts th...

June 04, 2021

Julian Stillitano- Croo Group

Julian Stillitano and The Croo Group want to change the way we think about telecommunications and insurance. While the internet may be the best tool for distribution the phone is still a broker or agent's best friend. Julia...

May 31, 2021

Broker CEO Series- Grant Wainikka IBAM CEO

The second episode in our series profiling the leadership of independent broker/agent association features Grant Wainikka, CEO of IBAM. Grant talks about leaving one industry to enter insurance and how his past experiences a...

May 21, 2021

Nestor Hugo Solari and Sigo

Insurance needs change but not just with distribution and products. Nestor Hugo Solari the CEO and Co-founder of Sigo has built a platform with a purpose that has as much to do with social cause and socio-economic effect as i...

May 14, 2021

Policy Me CEO Andrew Ostro

We're diving into distribution efficiency here but on the 'other' side of insurance, the Life and Accident business. Andrew Ostro was recently part of the Wolfpack session at Insurtech North pitching PolicyMe and how he sees ...

May 07, 2021

Broker CEO Series- Derek Lothian IBAS

Kicking off our broker/agent association with Derek Lothian the CEO of IBAS . This series explores the role these dynamic leaders play and how they help steer the independent broker/agent model. Derek shares his route to thi...

April 30, 2021

Adrian Lynch Executive VP- Artex Risk

This episode explores captives and how they function in the insurance marketplace. Adrian Lynch, Executive VP of Artex Risk, explains how captives look at risk and the resources they use to explore insuring a niche industry o...

April 23, 2021

InsurTech North Day 2 & Wrap-up Thoughts

Another day and another successful virtual conference completed as the hosts revisit some hot topics and ask the question "where do we go from here?" when it comes to technology, innovation and insurance. Plus a breakdown of...

April 23, 2021

Insurtech North Day 1

Joel Baker and his team put on a great event in regular times but with virtual conferences come new challenges yet the first day of Insurtech North went off without a hitch. Curt and Pete discuss some of the topics discussed...

April 20, 2021

Beneva CEO Jean-Francois Chalifoux

Mergers are never easy and often take time to complete, that was the case for SSQ and La Capitale who finally had their nuptials last year and formed Beneva. CEO Jean-Francois Chalifoux tells the story of how this merger cam...

April 09, 2021

Season 4 kickoff with Greg McCutcheon, Opta Intelligence

Let's put data to work! That's what Greg McCutcheon, President of Opta Intelligence wants to do and he explains how. Do you want to improve your underwriting relations, there's data for that! How about predicting how your bo...

April 06, 2021

Sports & Entertainment Insurance with Leigh Ann Rossi , SVP of NFP

Have you ever wondered how athletes or professional sports teams get their insurance? If you have Leigh Ann Rossi, SVP of NFP, shares her experiences around how athletes, teams and leagues manage their insurance needs along w...

March 26, 2021

Underwriting for the future- Nick Lamparelli

Underwriting is a challenge right now and Nick Lamparelli has some thoughts about how it has to change. Think poker and betting big when opportunity arises and so much more as "Lamps" shares his thoughts with Curt and Pete a...

March 19, 2021

Data for a better experience with Sandeep Kharidhi, Deluxe Corp

Agents and brokers are told they are sitting on volumes of data that can help them but is all that data useful for creating the best experience? Sandeep Kharidhi, manager of data and analytics for Deluxe Corp joins the show ...

March 12, 2021

Christian Harris, Founder Slip Safety Services

As Christian Harris of Slip Safety Services says, 'there's a hidden cost to insurance with slip and fall claims' and he explains why during this episode. In an era of risk mitigation and loss prevention, slip and fall claims...