EP 31 – Driving Change: Navigating the Future of Auto Insurance in the Age of AI and Connectivity – Rohan Malhotra – CEO of Roadzen


Michael Waitze worked in Global Finance for more than 20 years, employed by firms like Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, primarily in Tokyo.  Michael lived and worked in Tokyo from February 1990 until December 2011.  Michael always maintained a particular focus on how technology could be used to make businesses more efficient and to drive P/L growth. Michael is a leader in the digital media space, building one of the biggest and fastest-growing podcast listener bases in the region.  His AsiaTechPodcast.com show has listeners in more than 130 countries and his company, Michael Waitze Media produces some of Asia’s most popular podcasts.

Rohan Malhotra is the CEO, founder and director of Roadzen, a global insurtech company advancing AI at the intersection of mobility and insurance. Roadzen has pioneered computer vision research, generative AI and telematics including tools and products for road safety, underwriting and claims. Companies like Axa, Allianz, Tata, and Audi use Roadzen to provide a better auto insurance experience to every driver on the road. Previously, Mr. Malhotra served as the Chief Executive Officer of Avacara, an enterprise software and data analytics company that provided product development services to Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Malhotra holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from NSIT, Delhi University, India, and a master's degree in electrical and computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University where he studied AI and robotics.

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InsurTech Amplified, was joined by ⁠Rohan Malhotra⁠, CEO of ⁠Roadzen⁠, to discuss the transformative role of artificial intelligence and connectivity in auto insurance. Rohan guides us through the evolutionary phases of auto insurance—from private ownership to autonomous mobility—and highlights the impact of AI in revolutionizing risk assessment, policy underwriting, and claims processing.

As vehicles become increasingly connected, they not only serve as transport but transform into platforms for entertainment, financial transactions, and more, bringing new challenges and opportunities for insurers. Rohan also describes a vision of the future where cars, fully integrated with digital technologies, could potentially reshape our daily lives and the very fabric of auto insurance.

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