Special: InsurTech NY 2024 Spring Conference – Sideline Interviews


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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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 technology. From groundbreaking strategies to disruptive technologies, you’ll get exclusive firsthand insights directly from the visionaries behind them.

InsurTech Amplified spoke to:

⁠Scott Ham⁠, CEO of Pinpoint Predictive

⁠Cameron Torstenson⁠, EVP, CMO of EMC National Life

⁠Steve Shaffer⁠, CEO of Homesteaders Life Company

⁠Isaac Espinoza⁠, SVP at Root

⁠Wendi Bukowitz⁠, VP Strategic Innovation at The Cincinnati Insurance Companies

⁠Andrew Wynn⁠, co-Founder and the CEO at Ascend

⁠Philip Charles-Pierre⁠, CEO of Semsee

⁠Roi Hansaraj⁠, Principal Partner at InsurTechNY

⁠Denise Campbell⁠, SVP Client Executive at Marsh

⁠Ramsey Smith⁠, Founder and CEO ALEX.fyi

⁠James Benham⁠, co-Founder and CEO of JBKnowledge

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