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The Big Reveal: Insurtech Boston Panelists and Startups

May 12, 2022

Christen Kelley headshot By: Christen Kelley

"The first-ever Insurtech Boston took place on Cinco de Mayo in 2016. All these years later, we've traded up the Coronas and burritos for a much wider selection of beverages and a rooftop after party. Oh, and some amazing content, excellent startups, and world-class networking, too."

Mike Albert

Insurtech Boston and Ask Kodiak

It's almost time for Insurtech Boston, and it's not too late to join us! With our agenda featuring some of the industry's leading digital innovators, you don't want to miss this event. Our panelists are taking on the latest topics shaping the industry's future, including:

Broker Technology

Our panelists will share how brokers of all sizes are adopting new workflows, choosing partners, and defining their strategies around technology at their agencies. Panelists include:

  • Traci Maslanka VP/Digital Experience Manager
    Eastern Insurance Group

  • Valentine Feeney Partner
    Alera Group, Inc.

  • Chris Cline Executive Director
    Agents Council for Technology

  • Monica Adwani COO
    BRZ Insurance

"Thank you to Insurtech Boston for the invitation to be a panelist on May 25 in Boston's Seaport. Our challenge with new technology is…how to best utilize tech to improve our capabilities on bigger and better accounts."

Valentine Feeney

Alera Group, Inc.

The Transformation of Commercial Lines

Technology is transforming every phase of the Commercial Lines insurance lifecycle – from quotes to submissions to servicing. Hear more about this transformation in our panel. Panelists include:

  • Bobbie Collies VP Distribution

  • Risa Pecoraro Chief Product Officer

  • John Pegnato Product Manager
    Simply Business

"When two of my insurtech besties pinged me to come to Boston for some small business insurance nerd talk, I had to say yes! Come join us please! It will be more than fun."

Bobbie Collies

VP Distribution

The Power of Data

As technology adoption increases and tools improve, so does data. Find out how insights and analytics are helping push the industry forward. Panelists include:

  • Ann Shepard Director of Customer Experience
    NEXT Insurance

  • Gates Maus P&C Director of Product Management

Startup Stories

It wouldn't be Insurtech Boston without startup stories! Get inspired by the great minds behind some of the latest insurtech companies to emerge. Panelists include:

  • Philip Charles-Pierre CEO

  • Jason Griswold Co-Founder & CRO

  • Alan Ringvald CEO

  • Kabir Syed Founder/CEO

"This is a story about partnerships for the industry at large. Come meet us at Insurtech Boston."

Kabir Syed


See You in Boston

An industry that thrives on relationships is ready to get back together in person. The main goal for Insurtech Boston in 2022 is to do just that while having a lot of fun and learning something from one another in as safe of a way as we can. There will also be an announcement you won’t want to miss! We hope you will join us on May 25 at District Hall.

Christen Kelley headshot

Christen Kelley

Christen Kelley leads Ivans' overall marketing strategy. She brings more than a decade of insurance technology experience to her role. Kelley holds a master's degree in Communication and Information Technology from Bay Path College, and a bachelor's in Business Administration from Bryant University.