Insurtech thought leaders you should be following

At Shifting Gears it’s our job to keep a finger on the insurtech pulse. Here’s a list of some of the most insightful thought leaders in insurtech who we think should feature on your various social media feeds:

 
Rick Huckstep

Rick Huckstep

Background

Rick is a strategic advisor in insurtech and editor of Insurtech Weekly, a publication that features insurtech startups and opinion pieces on the future of insurance.

What you’ll get

Rick both collates content from a variety of sources, and shares his own written work through Insurtech Weekly. He shares opinion pieces on the general trends in insurance, but his main speciality is featuring insurtech startups and their stories, placing broader statements about the industry in context.

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ChrisCheatham

Chris Cheatham

Background

Chris Cheatham is CEO at Riskgenius, an insurtech company applying machine learning to insurance policies, and previously worked as an insurance attorney in Washington, D.C.

What you’ll get

Everything Chris shares is accompanied by his own strong, and often insightful, views on the subject. He posts regular content on machine learning and AI, disruption in the industry, and anything that seems to genuinely grab his interest. He also often pens his own content across different platforms including LinkedIn and the online publication Insurance Thought Leadership.

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Minh Q. Tran

Background

Minh is a VC investor for AXA Ventures. He has a background in tech startups and VC investment with experience in Asia, the US and France.

What you’ll get

Minh posts a variety of articles on fintech and insurtech, accompanied by his own comments and opinions. He doesn’t regularly post his own original content but is good at finding what’s interesting from other authors. He tends to focus on investment, startups and specific technologies he’s interested in (blockchain seems to be a favourite at the moment).

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SteveAnderson

Steve Anderson

Background

With a background across many roles and segments within the insurance industry, Steve Anderson is now a trusted authority on insurance technology, productivity and profitability.

What you’ll get

Steve shares commentary from around the internet on #insurtech and provides his own insight via his blogs on Linkedin. Perhaps one of the best reasons to follow him is his skill at finding articles from the tech world that aren’t aimed at the insurance space, but are always relevant. This can be a refreshing addition if you feel like you’re seeing the same point of view repeated over and over.

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