Podcasts

Podcast 58. Ryan Kottenstette: CEO & Founder of Cape Analytics - geospatial imagery and aerial insights

04 Dec 2019

Ryan Kottenstette founded Cape Analytics in 2014 to help companies identify building characteristics based on aerial imagery.Five years on and Cape has analysed 80% of the US population, in terms of... read more

Podcast 57. Bob Reville, CEO of Praedicat: How to build a liability model

02 Dec 2019

Bob Reville founded Praedicat in 2011 and the company has gone on to create one of the most credible models for understanding emerging risks.The idea was born out of a research and development... read more

Podcast 56. Michele Williams: Head of XSE, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

25 Nov 2019

How does an organisation like Allianz - one of the world's largest insurance companies - stay ahead when it comes to innovation?
Matthew talks to Michele Williams, Head of Allianz Global Corporate... read more

Podcast 55. Platforms & Ecosystems: Part Two - AXA, ICE InsureTech, DMS and Riskbook

18 Nov 2019

In our previous episode we brought you the first half of our event on the 22nd October on Platforms and Ecosystems. This time we're back with the second part of the evening and Robin is on stage... read more

Podcast 54. The Platform Players: Part One - Novidea, Salesforce and their partners

11 Nov 2019

One of this year's top topics for insurance and technology is platforms - and we are going to hear a lot more about them in the next year. Startups have been finding it hard to get the attention of... read more

Mark Bates: CEO and Founder of RDT - 50 million server calls a day

04 Nov 2019

CEO Mark Bates founded RDT in 1991 but shows the energy, enthusiasm and tech-driven vision more commonly founded in early-stage start-ups. Matthew Grant caught up with Mark to find out how and why he... read more

Podcast 52. Amrit Santhirasenan: CEO & Founder of Hyperexponential - modelling reimagined

29 Oct 2019

For this week's episode we're back in the Lloyd's Lab talking to Amrit Santhirasenan. Amrit is a qualified actuary and having become frustrated by the lack of available tools he could use to run his... read more

Podcast 51. Part Two of the Insurers Reverse Pitch - Allianz and Renaissance Re

22 Oct 2019

One of our most animated and most popular events so far - this, the second half of our 'Reverse Pitch' event from The Steelyard that we held on 24 September. Matthew Grant is the chair, talking to... read more

Podcast 50. Rob Galbraith; Director of Innovation at AF Group, author, prophet and business lubricant

16 Oct 2019

We were delighted to be able to catch some time with Rob Galbraith whilst he was over in London recently. Rob is well known for his commentary on insurtech, insurance and all things related.  Join us... read more

Podcast 49. Reverse Pitch: what the insurers want - Part One: Talbot, Bupa, Brit, plus Experian

15 Oct 2019

The summer is over and we're back in the Steelyard for our autumn season of evening events. There are lots of opportunities to find out what technology companies offering services and products to... read more

Podcast 48. Trevor Davis, Managing Director, Life & Health at Instanda

08 Oct 2019

The curse of 'legacy' is often blamed for lack of innovation in established insurance companies, but is that really the problem? Instanda was founded 7 years ago and has proved it can successfully... read more

Podcast 47. James Slaughter; Chief Underwriting Officer, Global Risk Solutions at Liberty Mutual Insurance

30 Sep 2019

Liberty Mutual is the world's fifth-largest property & casualty insurer. James Slaughter is responsible for setting the overall underwriting strategy, which includes pricing, risk appetite, ... read more

Podcast 46. Balance sheet risk, subrogation, crypto currencies & wine; the Partners' chat

23 Sep 2019

A short episode for you this time as Matthew and Robin talk about what they have been up to in recent weeks, the latest trends catching their eye and what the autumn has in store for InsTech London... read more

Podcast 45. Making the Financial Director's life easier - Phinsys at the Lloyd's Lab

16 Sep 2019

The finance teams in insurance companies often struggle as much as others when it comes to identifying key business metrics and bringing together multiple sources of data.  Improving efficiency is... read more

Podcast 44. Bevis Tetlow, CEO Imaginera. Reinsurance underwriter and technologist

09 Sep 2019

Bevis Tetlow returned to his roots in technology earlier this year, joining Imaginera as CEO, having spent 13 years as a reinsurance underwriter for Hiscox. Prior to leaving Hiscox, Bevis was chair... read more

Podcast 43. Mark Geoghegan, Editorial Director, Insurance Insider

03 Sep 2019

Mark Geoghegan started his career as a broker in 1992 and has run Insurance Insider since 2008. In that period he has got to know all of the leaders in the London market and further afield. Over the... read more

Podcast 42. Adrian Jones, Head of Ventures and Strategic Partnerships, SCOR

30 Aug 2019

In this episode Matthew Grant talks to Adrian Jones who heads up Ventures & Strategic Partnerships at SCOR Global P&C, the #5 global reinsurer. P&C Ventures, one of the more active VCs in... read more

Podcast 41. Insurers' innovations: still just digital lipstick on a legacy pig?

21 Aug 2019

Are insurers finally making meaningful moves to being digital, or is it still mostly digital lipstick on a legacy pig? This question is mooted as Paolo catches up with Matthew and Robin to check in... read more

Podcast 40. The Describe Data team on Lloyd's Lab & their D & O Analytics tool

13 Aug 2019

A great way to get attention as an insurtech start-up is to find a new area of risk to model, particularly when the founders have a deep history in insurance, analytics and technology.The founders of... read more

Podcast 39. Insurtech as a Service (Part Two). Google Cloud, Genasys, Xtract and Hitachi

06 Aug 2019

These highlights from the second half of our 8th July event address the question "what is Insurtech as a service?".  Matthew talks to Stewart Reeder of Hitachi (13:45) and three more of their... read more

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