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In February of 2019, Nassau Financial Group founded an incubator called Nassau Re/Imagine to accelerate Hartford’s Insurtech innovation. We foster startups and other companies that will attract a new generation of talent to the city and state. Today, we help speed Hartford’s transformation as an incubator for insurtech innovation. We foster startups and other companies that will attract a new generation of Insurtech talent to the city and state. We provide a free, convenient, and supportive environment for founders to develop strong business relationships with Nassau and other insurance carriers in the area. In this show, we will be interviewing those people driving change in Hartford and beyond. We will interview startups in our program, influencers in our community, and visitors from around the world.

The Re/Imagine Podcast Nassau Financial Group

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    • 4.9 • 19 Ratings

In February of 2019, Nassau Financial Group founded an incubator called Nassau Re/Imagine to accelerate Hartford’s Insurtech innovation. We foster startups and other companies that will attract a new generation of talent to the city and state. Today, we help speed Hartford’s transformation as an incubator for insurtech innovation. We foster startups and other companies that will attract a new generation of Insurtech talent to the city and state. We provide a free, convenient, and supportive environment for founders to develop strong business relationships with Nassau and other insurance carriers in the area. In this show, we will be interviewing those people driving change in Hartford and beyond. We will interview startups in our program, influencers in our community, and visitors from around the world.

    Medicarians - Improving Senior Health

    Medicarians - Improving Senior Health

    We recently attended the first Medicarian conference in Las Vegas. Jay Weintraub took the top Medicare Supplement conference and broadened it to include innovation. Innovation across the entire senior healthcare space. We interviewed a number of leaders on the event floor and pulled the recordings into three podcasts.Today, in part 3 of 3, we’ll explore innovation in improving senior health care. With new technology “extra benefits” of plans are quickly morphing into digital health management platforms - and those platforms include items like devices, fitness programs, and even food.
    FarmboxRX
    https://www.farmboxrx.com
     
    Ashley Tyrner
    CEO
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashley-tyrner-129082a3/
     
    Big idea: Food is a medicine that is good for plan members and health plans.
     
     
    Gilad Shai
     
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/giladshai/
     
    Big idea: It’s time to create an innovation ecosystem in senior health and wellness. (And BTW, mobile phones continue to change our health for the better.)
     
     
    Careington International
     
    Mike Ramsey
    Director of Sales 
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-ramsey-b4445a58/
     
    Big idea: Virtual dentistry, healthcare, and pet care is here to stay.
     
     
    Healthee
     
    Guy Benjamin
    CEO
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/guy-benjamin-9904b844/
     
    Big idea: Workers need advice at scale on how to use their employee benefits.
     
     
    Ottalaus Health
     
    Christopher Liechty
    Head of Marketing at Ottalaus Health
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopherliechty/
     
    Big ideas: People need “Lego” blocks for personalized remote care monitoring of chronic conditions.

    Learn more about Nassau Re/Imagine: imagine.nfg.com
    Connect with us: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/nassau-reimagine

    • 25 min
    097 Medicarians - Customer Creation

    097 Medicarians - Customer Creation

    We recently attended the first Medicarian conference in Las Vegas. Jay Weintraub took the top Medicare Supplement conference and broadened it to include innovation. Innovation across the entire senior healthcare space. We interviewed a number of leaders on the event floor and pulled the recordings into three podcasts. Today, in part 2 of 3, we’ll explore innovation in customer creation. Recent regulations released by the CMS, privacy changes on social media platforms, and iOS changes have radically reshaped how we find, engage, and connect with seniors.
    CoverRight
     
    Richard Chan  
    CEO at CoverRight
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/rkfchan/
     
    Big idea: Important to engage senior consumers at the start of their shopping experience, not just at point of purchase. 
     
     
    AcquireCrowd
     
    Thomas Cutting
    CEO
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-cutting/
     
    Big idea: Effectively converting leads requires a deeper understanding of how to activate each opportunity based on individual demographic data.
     
    Verisk Marketing Solutions - Jornaya
     
    Jeff Piotrowski
    Market Leader, Insurance
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/piotrowskijeff/
     
    Big idea: Not only do we need to be compliant, but we also need to understand who the lead actually is and what happens after they turn into a client.
     
     
    EasyHealth
     
    Greg Salwitz
    Chief Product Officer
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/gsalwitz/
     
    Big idea: It’s time to move from a transactional to a relationship-based, member-centric model in the Med Supp market for better retention and satisfaction.
     
    BrokerCalls
     
    Joe Marino
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-marino-281a1734/


    Big idea: CMS compliance will dominate AEP lead generation this year. Seniors getting more tech-savvy.
     
     
    Inspire Health Tech
     
    Mark Seghers
    CEO & Founder
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/seghers/
     
    Big idea: Seniors need a lot of help navigating a bewildering variety of health plans
     
     
    eQuoto
     
    Danny Greeson
    Founder at eQuoto
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/dannygreeson/
     
    Daryl Goldstein  
    VP, Sales And Business Development
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/darylgoldstein/
     
    Big idea: Don’t waste agent time working with or speaking with low-intent leads.
     
    Regal Voice
     
    Katie Aprile
    Account Executive at Regal Voice
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/katieaprile/
     
    Big idea: Agents should consider using a voice platform designed for B-C during this AEP season.
     
    RGI Solutions
     
    Bob Donnellan
    VP of Sales & Marketing at RGI Solutions
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-donnellan-78a6496/
     
    Big idea: Take the risk out of AEP this year by working with a performance-based marketing agency.
     
    Learn more about Nassau Re/Imagine: imagine.nfg.com
    Connect with us: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/nassau-reimagine

    • 51 min
    096 Medicarians - Future of Distribution

    096 Medicarians - Future of Distribution

    We recently attended the first Medicarian conference in Las Vegas. Jay Weintraub took the top Medicare Supplement conference and broadened it to include innovation. Innovation across the entire senior healthcare space. We interviewed a number of leaders on the event floor and pulled the recordings into three podcasts. Today, in part 1 of 3, we’ll explore innovation in distribution. People want people to help them navigate this complex topic. However, the tools, the processes, and the outcomes are changing quickly.
     
    HealthIQ
     
    Guava Suri
    President & Chief Business Officer
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/gsuri/
     
    Big idea: Consumers need very sophisticated help navigating all the plans to find that one is best for them.
     
    ABM Insurance 
     
    Mike Alexander
    Principal, ABM Insurance
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-alexander-sr-84a84a1/
    https://www.getagreatquote.com
     
    Big idea: Digital helps you touch your customer more frequently, but you need to see them in person to connect.
     
     
    Viewpoint Ventures
     
    Drew Aldrich
    Managing Partners
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/drewaldrich/
     
    Big idea: Humans will remain central to insurance sales, but wholesaling will go digital. 
     
     
    Joe Jordan
     
    JosephJordan.com
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/josephjordan2/
     
    Big idea: Biggest problem humans face is the aging of the population - paying for healthcare is a critical issue for this group.
     
     
    Insurance Toolkits
     
    Joe Wahl
    Co-Founder
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseph-wahl-430812165/
     
    Big idea: Software should help agents present Medicare products confidently and not rely on calling their upline for guidance.
     
    CSG Actuarial  
     
    Brien Welch  
    Sales Director at CSG Actuarial, LLC
    Omaha, Nebraska, United States 
     
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/brien-welch-b7a87958/
     
    Big idea: Take all development direction from the agent users and you will build a business.
     
    Learn more about Nassau Re/Imagine: imagine.nfg.com
    Connect with us: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/nassau-reimagine

    • 36 min
    095 Better Serving Families in Need With Justin O'Keefe

    095 Better Serving Families in Need With Justin O'Keefe

    In this episode, we welcome Justin O’Keefe, CEO & Founder, MAPP - The Memorial Asset Protection Plan. Through hands-on and intentional planning, Memorial Asset Protection Plan helps transition assets from one generation to the next after the loss of a loved one. Money lives and it will go somewhere. Where it’s going to go is the big question. MAPP helps answer that question and more.  Listen to gain insights into building meaningful relationships, the importance of a trusted network, and the power of sharing a home-cooked meal. 
    Learn more about MAPP: https://www.mappnetwork.com
    Connect with Justin O’Keefe: https://www.linkedin.com/in/justin-o-keefe-clu-chfc-cap-lfd-88560177/ 
    Learn more about Nassau Re/Imagine: imagine.nfg.com
    Connect with us:
    https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/nassau-reimagine

    • 37 min
    094 Leading Corporate Innovation Post Pandemic with Paul Bailo

    094 Leading Corporate Innovation Post Pandemic with Paul Bailo

    Innovation is key to the survival of humankind. The ability to adapt and change. So why is it that most humans fear change? In this episode, we welcome Paul Bailo, Chief Executive Officer of PIP Consulting Group by day, professor by night, author, and social entrepreneur. 
    Join us as we discuss creativity, innovation, corporate culture, and navigating the importance of the creators, maintainers, and why the world needs everyone. 
     
    Learn more about PIP Consulting Group: https://pipconsultinggroup.com
    Connect with Paul Bailo: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paulbailo/ 
    Learn more about Nassau Re/Imagine: imagine.nfg.com

    Connect with us: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/nassau-reimagine
    It takes significant energy to turn ideas into action - are you ready? 

    • 47 min
    093 Innovation, ESG, & Urban Farming in Hartford

    093 Innovation, ESG, & Urban Farming in Hartford

    This week we welcome Christian Heiden, founder of Levo International, which is an international social impact organization that leverages innovations in the food security space to create a more sustainable and equitable food system. Our conversation is rooted in innovation through the lens of ESG and urban farming. Levo combines hydroponic farming, community-supported agriculture, and family-based growing to make a local impact. Locally, Levo has partnered with 150 residents in the North End of Hartford to educate them on how to micro-farm using their hydroponic garden systems. The farmers will work with Levo to grow their crops and sell them through CSA subscriptions. Levo also has over 300 systems operating in Haiti. 
    Listen and gain insights into navigating a family business, tips for future founders, and being willing to plant seeds, till ideas, and harvest impact through action. 
    Connect with Christian Heiden: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christian-heiden/
    Learn more about Levo International: https://levointernational.org/founding-story
    Learn more about Nassau Re/Imagine: imagine.nfg.com

    Connect with us: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/nassau-reimagine

    https://www.tiktok.com/@nassaureimagine

    https://www.instagram.com/nsre_imagine

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

HubcapKimbo ,

Interesting Guests and Topics

Nassau RE/Imagine is doing a fantastic job of socializing Life Insurance technology concepts and talking about the future of where life insurance industry is headed. Paul and Kate feature experienced guests and relevant topics. Great podcast!

Nacho36 ,

Dynamic duo and terrific guests

Paul and Kate are a terrific tandem that being energy, fun and knowledge to this podcast focused on insurtech and the future of insurance. Definitely worth subscribing if you are looking to gain expertise on innovation and where the industry is headed!

JRRavenscroft ,

Fun and educational

Great to hear about all the new exciting innovation going on! Great hosts. Love this podcast!

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