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InsurTechTO: Topics

The Premier Event Showcasing the InsurTech Community in Toronto

Monday, November 6, 2017 at Westin Harbour Castle

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InsurTechTO Presentation Topics

Below are the confirmed topics for InsurTechTO; more will be added in the coming weeks.

“Lessons Learned from Leading Insurers”

Marc Philips
Marc Philips

Marc Philips, VP - Digital Strategy, TD Insurance
Marc Lipman, COO, AIG Insurance
Michael Shostak, SVP & CMO, Economical Insurance
Charlotte Malaurie, E-commerce Director, April

Understand how leaders in the industry are taking on the challenge of disrupting an industry satisfied with the status quo. Hear from the top insurance companies on how they've invested in technology with the goal of going from product to consumer-centric to adapt to changing customer expectations and the rise of insurtechs. Learn what some of the top Canadian insurers are doing to stay competitive and the lessons they've learned along the way.

“Broker 2.0: The Transformation Of The Modern Broker”

Adam Hare
Adam Hare

Adam Hare, COO, Insurance Jack
Justin Thouin, CEO,
Amanda Ketelaars, Operations Manager, Mitchell and Whale
Chris Gory, President, Insurance Portfolio Financial Services Inc.

Learn how technology is shaping the way brokerages operate in the age of digital disruption. Understand how the role of the modern broker is evolving to fit customer expectations to stay competitive with the increase in insurtechs. Hear about the crucial elements of an effective digital strategy, where partnership can deliver results, the challenges brokers face, and the ways they can overcome them.

CxO Panel: “Creating an Innovation Ecosystem”

Philipp Wassenberg
Philipp Wassenberg

Philipp Wassenberg, CEO, Munich Re & Temple Insurance
Danish Yusuf, CEO, Zensurance
Tyrre Burks, Founder & CEO, Player's Health

Hear how CxOs are creating a culture of innovation within their companies through their need to become consumer-centric, digital, agile, and responsive. Learn how they've leveraged technology to meet these needs and have created an ecosystem for innovations. Understand the role insurtech is playing in paving the way for the industries digital transformation, and how CxOs can keep pace.

Pitch Competition

Shane Flynn
Shane Flynn

Shane Flynn, Startup Services Lead, Ryerson DMZ

Five start-ups will be chosen to pitch their ideas of a technology enabled solution to innovate the insurance industry, to a panel of judges consisting of experts in the field of start-up development, insurance, and technology. Along with bragging rights, the prize for the winning start-up will be a booth and 2 passes to the 2018 Technology Conference, valued at over $4000!

Stay Tuned!

Additional sessions are being prepared and refined. Check back soon for more details.