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A weekly interview hosted by Matthew Grant peeking behind the curtain of what‘s going on with some of the most well know companies - and some the newest - from in and around insurance, technology, data and investment.

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A weekly interview hosted by Matthew Grant peeking behind the curtain of what‘s going on with some of the most well know companies - and some the newest - from in and around insurance, technology, data and investment.

    Daniel Grimwood-Bird, McKenzie Intelligence Services & Troy Stewart, Brush Country Claims: The partners improving post claims loss assessment (219)

    Daniel Grimwood-Bird, McKenzie Intelligence Services & Troy Stewart, Brush Country Claims: The partners improving post claims loss assessment (219)

    McKenzie Intelligence Services (MIS) provides catastrophe event response intelligence to the insurance market. It combines space and ground imagery with human intelligence and AI to estimate losses, helping insurers aggregate exposure data.
    Brush Country Claims is a US-based property and liability claims service, provider.
    Matthew Grant and Ali Smedley spoke to Daniel Grimwood-Bird, Head of Sales and Marketing at MIS and Troy Stewart, COO and President at Brush Country Claims. They cover the way the two companies are working together and how responses to future events will change as a result.
    Other talking points include:
    MIS’ provision of event intelligence following Hurricane Ian

    How MIS integrates data from various sources into its GEO platform to estimate losses


    How MIS identifies flood and wind damage at the property level using satellites and Synthetic Aperture Radar


    Troy’s experience at the Lloyd’s Lab


    The detrimental impact of uncertainty on a claims process and how MIS and Brush Country Claims partnership is addressing this


    How Brush works with InsTech members Liberty Specialty Markets and Markel International

    Learn more about MIS including our past interviews, podcasts and reports here.
    If you like what you're hearing, please leave us a review on whichever platform you use or contact Matthew Grant on LinkedIn.
    Sign up to the InsTech newsletter for a fresh view on the world every Wednesday morning.
    To find out more about InsTech, our membership and offerings visit www.instech.co or contact us hello@instech.co
    Continuing Professional Development - Learning Objectives
    InsTech is accredited by The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). By listening to any InsTech podcast or reading the accompanying transcript, you can claim up to 0.5 hours towards the CII member CPD scheme.
    The Learning Objectives for this podcast are:
    Describe some of the ways integrating data can have a healthy impact on a business when measuring losses
    Identify how collaboration between businesses can improve event intelligence and responses
    List some examples of how advances in science and technology play a key role in understanding flood and wind damage severity
    If your organisation is a member of InsTech and you would like to receive a quarterly summary of the CPD hours you have earned, visit the Episode 219 page of the InsTech website or email cpd@instech.co to let us know you have listened to this podcast.
    To help us measure the impact of the learning, we would be grateful if you would take a minute to complete a quick feedback survey.

    • 22 min
    Glynn Austen-Brown & Michael Cook: PwC: Insurers going digital - learning from the leaders (218)

    Glynn Austen-Brown & Michael Cook: PwC: Insurers going digital - learning from the leaders (218)

    PwC is a professional services network of firms. The company is one of the largest professional services networks in the world and is considered one of the Big Four accounting firms.
    Glynn Austen-Brown and Michael Cook, Partners at PwC, joined Matthew and covered topics including why insurance companies need to move to be fully digital and what that takes.
    Other topics include:
    Examples of where analytics are improving how companies support their customers
    How companies are overcoming the historical challenge of the “trust gap”
    Underinsurance in Southeast Asia and how insurtechs can address this market
    How PwC is working with companies in the insurance industry such as Admiral
    You can find PwC’s report referred to in the podcast here.
    Learn more about PwC including our past interviews, podcasts and reports from our dedicated website page
    If you like what you're hearing, please leave us a review on whichever platform you use or contact Matthew Grant on LinkedIn.
    Sign up to the InsTech newsletter for a fresh view on the world every Wednesday morning.
    To find out more about InsTech, our membership and offerings visit www.instech.co or contact us hello@instech.co
    Continuing Professional Development - Learning Objectives
    InsTech is accredited by The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). By listening to any InsTech podcast or reading the accompanying transcript, you can claim up to 0.5 hours towards the CII member CPD scheme.
    The Learning Objectives for this podcast are:
    Describe some of the ways insurance companies will benefit by going fully digital and the processes involved in making the transition
    Identify key points on how collaboration between different industries can improve business efficiency
    Explain some of the advantages of using analytics and list examples of how implementing this feature can enhance customer support
    If your organisation is a member of InsTech and you would like to receive a quarterly summary of the CPD hours you have earned, visit the Episode 218 page of the InsTech website or email cpd@instech.co to let us know you have listened to this podcast.
    To help us measure the impact of the learning, we would be grateful if you would take a minute to complete a quick feedback survey.

    • 35 min
    Jacob Grob: Chief Revenue Officer, Tensorflight: Property characteristics - new data for new challenges (217)

    Jacob Grob: Chief Revenue Officer, Tensorflight: Property characteristics - new data for new challenges (217)

    Tensorflight uses AI, aerial and street view imagery to provide property data for risk analytics on commercial, personal and industrial properties globally.
    Matthew Grant was joined by Jacob Grob, the Chief Revenue Officer at Tensorflight. They discuss his personal experience with Hurricane Ian, some of the latest developments in providing property data and the challenges of social inflation pushing up costs. 
    Other topics include: 
    The difference in the way insurance is sold in the US compared to the rest of the world
    The “assignment of benefits” and how it impacts Florida
    Using data to make better decisions
    Learn more about Tensorflight including our past interviews, podcasts and reports from our dedicated website page. 
    If you like what you are hearing, please leave us a review on whichever platform you use or contact Matthew Grant on LinkedIn.
    Sign up to the InsTech newsletter for a fresh view on the world every Wednesday morning.
    To find out more about InsTech, our membership and offerings visit www.instech.co or contact us hello@instech.co
    Continuing Professional Development - Learning Objectives
    InsTech is accredited by The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). By listening to any InsTech podcast or reading the accompanying transcript, you can claim up to 0.5 hours towards the CII member CPD scheme.
    The Learning Objectives for this podcast are:
    Describe the challenges social inflation brings and understand the factors that can be difficult to foresee
    Summarise some of the ways in which insurance is sold around the world and compare the advantages
    List some examples of the ways in which data can be implemented to enhance a business model
    If your organisation is a member of InsTech and you would like to receive a quarterly summary of the CPD hours you have earned, visit the Episode 217 page of the InsTech website or email cpd@instech.co to let us know you have listened to this podcast.
    To help us measure the impact of the learning, we would be grateful if you would take a minute to complete a quick feedback survey.

    • 33 min
    Sean Ringsted: Chief Digital Business Officer, Chubb: Driving scale and revenue with embedded insurance (216)

    Sean Ringsted: Chief Digital Business Officer, Chubb: Driving scale and revenue with embedded insurance (216)

    Chubb is one of the largest global property and casualty insurance companies. It provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to individuals, families and businesses of all sizes.
    Sean Ringsted is the Chief Digital Business Officer at Chubb and joined Matthew Grant to discuss developments at Chubb including Chubb Studio and increased use of IoT devices in insurance.
    Topics include:
    How Chubb is expanding its global client base with Chubb Studio
    Why the growth of neobanks in developing economies is making insurance easier to buy
    What artificial intelligence can do and what it cannot
    What to expect in 2023
    Lessons for Chubb from building its own technology
    Learn more about Chubb including our past interviews, podcasts and reports from our dedicated website page.
    If you like what you're hearing, please leave us a review on whichever platform you use or contact Matthew Grant on LinkedIn.
    Sign up to the InsTech newsletter for a fresh view on the world every Wednesday morning.
    To find out more about InsTech, our membership and offerings visit www.instech.co or contact us hello@instech.co
    Continuing Professional Development - Learning Objectives
    InsTech is accredited by The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). By listening to any InsTech podcast or reading the accompanying transcript, you can claim up to 0.5 hours towards the CII member CPD scheme.
    The Learning Objectives for this podcast are:
    Describe what a neobank is and understand the benefits they bring when purchasing insurance in developing economies
    Summarise the key advantages of using artificial intelligence and the pros and cons of how it impacts a business
    List some examples of the methods used to expand and grow a business 
    If your organisation is a member of InsTech and you would like to receive a quarterly summary of the CPD hours you have earned, visit the Episode 216 page of the InsTech website or email cpd@instech.co to let us know you have listened to this podcast.
    To help us measure the impact of the learning, we would be grateful if you would take a minute to complete a quick feedback survey.

    • 33 min
    Nick Mair: Co-founder and CEO, DQPro: Delivering data quality - everyone needs an API (215)

    Nick Mair: Co-founder and CEO, DQPro: Delivering data quality - everyone needs an API (215)

    DQPro is a data monitoring platform designed for the operational and regulatory needs of the specialty insurance market.
    Nick Mair, DQPro’s CEO and Co-founder, joined Matthew Grant to discuss APIs, the London insurance market’s history and MGAs.
    Talking points include:
    The founder’s story - the problem Nick saw and what he has done to help fix it
    Why fixing poor data is now recognised at board level as a top priority
    The cost of the data being incorrect and the fines being levied
    A day in the life of a data quality analyst
    Why processes set you free
    Automation - what it can do and what it can’t do
    Essential skills for building a product - listening to your customers, but making your own decisions and knowing where to focus.
    Companies mentioned in this episode include Send Technology and VAVE.
    If you like what you're hearing, please leave us a review on whichever platform you use or contact Matthew Grant on LinkedIn.
    Sign up to the InsTech newsletter for a fresh view on the world every Wednesday morning.
    Continuing Professional Development - Learning Objectives

    InsTech is accredited by The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). By listening to any InsTech podcast or reading the accompanying transcript, you can claim up to 0.5 hours towards the CII member CPD scheme.
    The Learning Objectives for this podcast are:
    Identify what poor data is and why fixing poor data is a key priority in achieving operational excellence
    List some of the pros and cons of automation and the impact this can have on a business
    Summarise essential product-building skills and understand the advantages of listening to customers whilst maintaining initiative and focus
    If your organisation is a member of InsTech and you would like to receive a quarterly summary of the CPD hours you have earned, visit the Episode 215 page of the InsTech website or email cpd@instech.co to let us know you have listened to this podcast.
    To help us measure the impact of the learning, we would be grateful if you would take a minute to complete a quick feedback survey.

    • 26 min
    Calogero Scibetta: UK Enterprise Sales - Insurance and Insurtech, Stripe: Insurance payments - we haven’t won yet (214)

    Calogero Scibetta: UK Enterprise Sales - Insurance and Insurtech, Stripe: Insurance payments - we haven’t won yet (214)

    Stripe provides technology infrastructure for the movement of money. Businesses use Stripe's software and APIs to accept payments and run financial operations in more than 100 countries. Robin Merttens sat down with the head of UK Enterprise Sales - Insurance & Insurtech, Calogero Scibetta. Talking points include:

    Why the insurance industry has been slow to embrace modern payment technology


    Supply chains, traceability and understanding transactions


    What an optimal payment infrastructure is and how it can be achieved


    How Stripe Climate is helping fund carbon capture projects

    If you like what you're hearing, please leave us a review on whichever platform you use or contact Matthew Grant on LinkedIn.
    Sign up to the InsTech newsletter for a fresh view on the world every Wednesday morning.
    Continuing Professional Development - Learning Objectives

    InsTech is accredited by The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). By listening to any InsTech podcast or reading the accompanying transcript, you can claim up to 0.5 hours towards the CII member CPD scheme.
    The Learning Objectives for this podcast are:
    Summarise the key factors considered by insurers when looking to optimise a payment infrastructure
    List the benefits of modern payment technology when compared to legacy systems in the insurance industry
    Explain what carbon capture entails and how insurers and technology providers are contributing to these projects
    If your organisation is a member of InsTech and you would like to receive a quarterly summary of the CPD hours you have earned, visit the Episode 214 page of the InsTech website or email cpd@instech.co to let us know you have listened to this podcast.
    To help us measure the impact of the learning, we would be grateful if you would take a minute to complete a quick feedback survey.

    • 21 min

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