Webinar – Transforming MGA Operations
May 7, 2019
The global proliferation of program administrators is creating new opportunities for MGAs, MGUs, and program administrators to leverage turnkey technologies and on-demand services to transform their operations, driving new levels of process- and cost-efficiency in underwriting, product and program development, policy service, market distribution, and other strategic priorities.
This free webinar will take place on June 13 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Moderated by AM Best’s John Weber, the panelists in the webinar are:
Hugh Burgess, Founder and CEO, Vindati
Vindati is an MGA that provides specialty products for small to mid-sized businesses, an integrated shopping experience for traditional and digital brokers, and customized quotes. Hugh’s business experience, technology acumen, and insurance expertise includes building the North American presence of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, serving as Head of Global MidCorp & Corporate Lines North America, CEO of Americas, and Global Head of Marine. His early career included actuarial roles at Reliance National’s Marine, Construction & Property division and for Hanover Insurance.
Paolo Cuomo, Principal, Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
Paolo is a member of the insurance practice at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and an expert on the use of technology in the insurance industry. He works with carriers, brokers, insurance associations, and technology companies to develop and implement digitalization strategies to support growth. In 2015, he co-founded InsTech London, the world’s largest insurtech association. He is a leading member of the global insurtech movement and a vocal advocate for the role of technology in supporting insurance transformation. Before joining BCG, Paolo worked in the Lloyd’s of London market, and at Beazley and Charles Taylor.
Travis MacMillian, Chief Business Officer, Xceedance
Travis heads the Xceedance global business development team, working to expand the company’s services worldwide. An insurance expert focused on the property/casualty industry, Travis brings 30 years of leadership and management experience including underwriting, operations, claims, reinsurance, analytics, marketing, and business development. Prior to joining Xceedance, Travis was VP, Insurance, at Genpact International. He has also served as a regional vice president at FirstBest Systems (now part of Guidewire), president and chief operations officer at Greater New York Mutual, and vice president of commercial insurance and business development at OneBeacon Insurance Group.