AuthorTony Lew

Managing Director
InsurTech NY

Tony Lew is the Managing Director and co-founder of InsurTech NY, the largest InsurTech community in North America. InsurTech NY has run a growth-stage accelerator since 2020 and graduated 80 portfolio companies. It also runs the Digital MGA Lab which has graduated nine InsurTech startups focused on distribution of insurance. Tony is also a General Partner of InsurTech Fund, a seed-stage VC fund focused on InsurTech and InsurTech adjacencies.
Prior to building InsurTech NY, Tony held product strategy and management leadership roles at Alibaba and Gartner, where he managed $1B IT product research business to double-digit growth annually. Tony also advised and helped Fortune 500 companies with growth and operational strategy as a management consultant at BCG.

Before switching his career to business strategic roles, Tony held numerous individual and leadership roles in a variety of IT functions including Business Intelligence, Data Management, IT infrastructure, and Software engineering at companies such as NBCUniversal, Verizon and Informatica. Tony has an MBA from NYU Stern, MS from George Washington University, and BS from Carnegie Mellon University.

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August 2023, Amplified – Florida Takeouts, Hippo Insurance and Who Really Makes the Online Influencer List?

In “This Month, Amplified” Michael Waitze and Theresa Blissing talked together with David Gritz and Tony Lew about the Florida insurance market, Hippo’s pause on all new business and whether their stock price reflects the reality, the overall challenges property insurance is facing and how to make the list as an insurance influencer. The Florida […]

July 2023, Amplified – Letters of Credit and the Implications of Vesttoo

Welcome to July’s episode of “This Month, Amplified”! You’re in for a treat as our founders, Theresa Blissing and Michael Waitze, join forces with David Gritz and Tony Lew from InsurTech NY. Together, they delve into some of the most riveting topics currently making waves within the insurance industry. This month’s discussion starts with the colossal […]

June 2023, Amplified – Diversity In Insurance – You Don’t See a Lot of It in the Executive Ranks

In our segment “This Month, Amplified,” Theresa Blissing and Michael Waitze together with David Gritz, and Tony Lew from InsurTech NY, tackle some of the most pressing topics and their impact on the insurance industry. Through this segment, listeners can acquire an in-depth understanding of the dynamic challenges within the insurance industry, offering a holistic […]