AuthorTheresa Blissing

Theresa Blissing is a seasoned insurance professional with a strong background in operational roles with insurers, innovation consulting and academic research and the author of the #1 best-selling book The Future of Insurance, Volume IV. Asia Rising. She started her insurance career in 2004 when she joined Italian insurer Generali in Frankfurt, Germany.

In 2015, fascinated by the potential of new technologies and their impact on the insurance industry, she decided to delve into a new challenge and pursue a master's program with a research component, focusing her study on the adoption of big data in the Southeast Asian insurance industry. During that time, Theresa also transitioned her career to management consulting. She worked with a range of consulting firms and started her own consulting and research practice, Accelerating Insurance.

In 2019, Theresa co-founded the Asia InsurTech Podcast to bring Asia’s insurance success stories to a global audience. Currently based in New York, Theresa continues to push the boundaries of insurance innovation and has launched a new global podcast – InsurTech Amplified.

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Special: InsurTech NY 2024 Spring Conference – Sideline Interviews

InsurTech Amplified attended ⁠InsurTech NY’s 2024 Spring Conference⁠ to conduct some ‘sideline interviews’. Much like the immediate post-game interviews with athletes fresh off the field, we captured the raw, unfiltered thoughts and reactions of the keynote speakers the moment they stepped off the stage. We delved into the innovative minds shaping the future of insurance […]

November 2023, Amplified – The Debacle at OpenAI, Embedded Insurance and a Bidding War for Partnerships

In this episode of This Month Amplified with ⁠David Gritz⁠ and ⁠Theresa Blissing⁠, we delved into the topic of OpenAI and discussed the recent events surrounding the company. From the sudden change in leadership to the implications for long-term thinking and governance, Allianz and Revolut and Late-Stage Capitalism. The OpenAI debacle highlighted the importance of […]

October 2023, Amplified – Sam Bankman-Fraud, Tort Reform and Open-Ended Liability

In the most recent episode of “This Month, Amplified”, we welcomed ⁠Bryan Falchuk⁠ to the show along with the regular crew of ⁠Theresa Blissing⁠ and ⁠David Gritz⁠. We delved into some very interesting topics surrounding liability and insurance, ranging from the ongoing trial of Sam Bankman-Fried to the implications of Johnson & Johnson’s bankruptcy case. […]

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Navigating the Future of Insurance

Navigating the Future of Insurance: Insights from Asia to the World A decade deep in the Asia Pacific insurance landscape, I’ve come to value every twist and turn, every challenge and innovation. From the inception of the Asia InsurTech Podcast with Michael Waizte to penning “The Future of Insurance – Asia Rising”, my journey has […]