Brokers & Agents THOUGHT LEADERS
Nick Lamparelli has been working in the insurance industry for nearly 20 years as an agent, broker and underwriter for firms including AIR Worldwide, Aon, Marsh and QBE. Simulation and modeling of natural catastrophes occupy most of his day-to-day thinking. Billions of dollars of properties exposed to catastrophe that were once uninsurable are now insured because of his novel approaches.
Clara Shih is CEO and founder of Hearsay Social and a pioneer in the social media industry. Hearsay Social is the leading social sales and marketing platform, empowering the world's largest companies to build stronger customer relationships. Clara is a member of the Starbucks board and previously served in a variety of technical, product and marketing roles at Google, Microsoft and Salesforce.com.
Al Lewis, widely credited with having invented disease management, was founding president of the Care Continuum Alliance and is president of the Disease Management Purchasing Consortium, the leading procurer and evaluator of valid programs for health plans and large employers.
Denise Garth is senior vice president, strategic marketing, responsible for leading marketing, industry relations and innovation in support of Majesco's client-centric strategy. Garth is a recognized industry leader with both P&C and L&A insurance experience as a CIO and business executive with deep international ties in Asia and Europe.
Rick Huckstep is a keynote speaker, adviser and consultant in the world of digital insurance innovation. Huckstep is the European MD for the Digital Insurer and published more than 40 research notes in 2015 on the emergence of InsurTech across all classes of insurance.
Chris Burand is president and owner of Burand & Associates, LLC, a management consulting firm specializing in the property-casualty insurance industry. Chris is recognized as a leading consultant for agency valuations and is one of very few consultants with a certification in business appraisal. His other services include producer compensation plans, E&O carrier-approved procedure reviews and agency strategic planning.
Shefi Ben Hutta is the founder of InsuranceEntertainment.com, a refreshing blog offering insurance news and media that Millennials can relate to. Originally from Israel, she entered the U.S. insurance space in 2007 and since then has gained experience in online rating models.