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On the Travelers Institute Risk & Resilience podcast, Travelers Institute President Joan Woodward engages experts to explore issues at the intersection of business, insurance and public policy. Each episode offers unique perspectives and practical advice on managing risk and building resilience in a rapidly evolving world.

The Travelers Institute is the public policy division of Travelers, a leading provider of property casualty insurance for auto, home and business. Learn more at www.TravelersInstitute.org.

This program is offered for informational and educational purposes only. You should consult with your financial, legal, insurance or other advisors about any practices suggested by this program.

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On the Travelers Institute Risk & Resilience podcast, Travelers Institute President Joan Woodward engages experts to explore issues at the intersection of business, insurance and public policy. Each episode offers unique perspectives and practical advice on managing risk and building resilience in a rapidly evolving world.

The Travelers Institute is the public policy division of Travelers, a leading provider of property casualty insurance for auto, home and business. Learn more at www.TravelersInstitute.org.

This program is offered for informational and educational purposes only. You should consult with your financial, legal, insurance or other advisors about any practices suggested by this program.

    How Technology Innovations Are Improving Distracted Driving Data and Advancing Safety (Part 2)

    How Technology Innovations Are Improving Distracted Driving Data and Advancing Safety (Part 2)

    In Part 2 of our two-part podcast series on distracted driving, we continue to share the conversation we had at the 2024 Lifesavers Conference on Roadway Safety. Listen as Johnathon P. Ehsani, Ph.D., M.P.H., from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Kit Delgado, M.D., M.S., from University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine; and Ryan McMahon, from Cambridge Mobile Telematics, explore how technology helps assess crash rates caused by distraction, improve data collection and promote safer driving habits.For tips on combating distracted driving, visit the Travelers Institute® page for its Every Second Matters® initiative: https://www.travelers.com/travelers-institute/distracted-driving Learn more about Cambridge Mobile Telematics: https://www.cmtelematics.com/Learn more about the Penn Medicine Nudge Unit: https://chti.upenn.edu/behavioral-interventions-increase-seatbelt-use-and-decrease-distracted-driving Learn more about the Lifesavers Conference: https://lifesaversconference.org/ ---Visit the Travelers Institute® website: http://travelersinstitute.org/ Join the Travelers Institute® email list: https://travl.rs/488XJZM  Connect with Travelers Institute President Joan Woodward on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joan-kois-woodward/

    • 30 min
    From the Driving Range to Driving Change: Inside the Travelers Championship®

    From the Driving Range to Driving Change: Inside the Travelers Championship®

    Many of the world’s top golfers are at this year’s Travelers Championship®, which is one of the PGA TOUR®’s Signature Events and the only PGA TOUR event in the Northeast this year. Nathan Grube, Tournament Director of the Travelers Championship, and Andy Bessette, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Travelers, sat down with Travelers Institute® President Joan Woodward to give an exclusive behind-the-scenes preview of this world-class sports event that has generated more than $28 million for over 900 nonprofits since 2007.  Learn more about the Travelers Championship®: https://travelerschampionship.com/ (https://travelerschampionship.com/) ---  Visit the Travelers Institute® website: http://travelersinstitute.org/ (http://travelersinstitute.org/)Join the Travelers Institute® email list: https://travl.rs/488XJZM (https://travl.rs/488XJZM)Connect with Joan on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joan-kois-woodward/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/joan-kois-woodward/)

    • 53 min
    How Technology Innovations Are Improving Distracted Driving Data and Advancing Safety (Part 1)

    How Technology Innovations Are Improving Distracted Driving Data and Advancing Safety (Part 1)

    Distracted driving has historically been an underreported traffic safety issue. However, advancements in technology, data modeling and AI are providing innovative solutions, such as telematics programs, to help better identify and curb risky driving behaviors.In Part 1 of our two-part podcast series on distracted driving, we’re sharing a conversation we had at the 2024 Lifesavers Conference on Roadway Safety. Listen as our expert panel discusses how technology helps assess crash rates caused by distraction, improve data collection and promote safer driving habits.For tips on talking about distracted driving, visit the Travelers Institute’s Every Second Matters® initiative: https://www.travelers.com/travelers-institute/distracted-driving (https://www.travelers.com/travelers-institute/distracted-driving)  Learn more about Cambridge Mobile Telematics: https://www.cmtelematics.com/ (https://www.cmtelematics.com/) Learn more about the Penn Medicine Nudge Unit: https://chti.upenn.edu/behavioral-interventions-increase-seatbelt-use-and-decrease-distracted-driving (https://chti.upenn.edu/behavioral-interventions-increase-seatbelt-use-and-decrease-distracted-driving)  ---Visit the Travelers Institute® website: http://travelersinstitute.org/ (http://travelersinstitute.org/)Join the Travelers Institute® email list: https://travl.rs/488XJZM (https://travl.rs/488XJZM) Connect with Joan on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joan-kois-woodward/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/joan-kois-woodward/)

    • 39 min
    “Who Gets What” – Setting Compensation After Tragedy

    “Who Gets What” – Setting Compensation After Tragedy

    Kenneth R. Feinberg, renowned mediation expert and Special Master of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, sat down with Travelers Institute® President Joan Woodward to discuss his experience overseeing high-profile victim compensation funds, including for 9/11, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the Boston Marathon bombing. Feinberg discussed the personal and professional challenges of taking on these cases and the difficult process of deciding compensation after the tragic loss of human life. Referenced in the show:Read “Who Gets What: Fair Compensation after Tragedy and Financial Upheaval” by Kenneth R. Feinberg: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/kenneth-r-feinberg/who-gets-what/9781586489779/ (https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/kenneth-r-feinberg/who-gets-what/9781586489779/)Watch the movie “Worth”: https://www.netflix.com/title/80226212 (https://www.netflix.com/title/80226212)---Visit the Travelers Institute® website: http://travelersinstitute.org/ (http://travelersinstitute.org/)Join the Travelers Institute® email list: https://travl.rs/488XJZM (https://travl.rs/488XJZM) Connect with Joan on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joan-kois-woodward/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/joan-kois-woodward/)

    • 47 min
    AI and the Future of Insurance with Travelers EVP and Chief Technology & Operations Officer Mojgan Lefebvre

    AI and the Future of Insurance with Travelers EVP and Chief Technology & Operations Officer Mojgan Lefebvre

    How should businesses prioritize emerging technology? How does a company successfully adopt AI?Travelers EVP and Chief Technology & Operations Officer Mojgan Lefebvre recently joined the Enterprise Software Innovators (ESI) podcast to answer these questions and more.In this special Travelers Institute Risk & Resilience episode, we’re sharing the conversation Mojgan had with ESI (https://www.enterprisesoftware.blog/esi-podcast) hosts Evan Reiser (https://www.linkedin.com/in/evanreiser/), from Abnormal Security, and Saam Motamedi (https://www.linkedin.com/in/saammotamedi/), from Greylock Partners. They discussed integrating emerging technology into enterprise operations, prioritizing the customer experience through data-driven insights and the importance of culture for successful AI adoption.Referenced in the show:Learn more about ESI: https://www.enterprisesoftware.blog/esi-podcast (https://www.enterprisesoftware.blog/esi-podcast)Read “Radical Candor” by Kim Scott: https://www.radicalcandor.com/the-book/ (https://www.radicalcandor.com/the-book/)Read “Why We Sleep” by Matthew Walker: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Why-We-Sleep/Matthew-Walker/9781501144325 (https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Why-We-Sleep/Matthew-Walker/9781501144325)Connect with Evan on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/evanreiser/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/evanreiser/)Connect with Saam on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/saammotamedi/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/saammotamedi/)---Visit the Travelers Institute® website: http://travelersinstitute.org/ (http://travelersinstitute.org/)Join the Travelers Institute® email list: https://travl.rs/488XJZM (https://travl.rs/488XJZM) Connect with Joan on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joan-kois-woodward/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/joan-kois-woodward/)

    • 25 min
    Navigating the Rapidly Changing World of Professional and Financial Lines Insurance

    Navigating the Rapidly Changing World of Professional and Financial Lines Insurance

    Professional and financial lines insurance are increasingly important to carriers and brokers.On this podcast episode, Travelers Institute® President Joan Woodward revisits a conversation she had with Travelers’ Jeff Klenk, Aon’s Christine Williams and Marsh’s Michelle Sartain as they drilled down into industry trends and shared strategies to address pain points in lines of coverage.---Visit the Travelers Institute® website: http://travelersinstitute.org/ (http://travelersinstitute.org/) Join the Travelers Institute® email list: https://travl.rs/488XJZM (https://travl.rs/488XJZM) Connect with Joan on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joan-kois-woodward/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/joan-kois-woodward/)

    • 53 min

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