Leadership THOUGHT LEADERS
Peadar Duffy is founder and chairman of Risk Management International (RMI) a firm that has been advising clients in relation to risk in Ireland and internationally for more than 20 years. He is a member of the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) TC 262 Working Group 2, which is currently undertaking a review of the global standard for risk management (ISO 31000).
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.
Paul is the CEO and editor-in-chief of Insurance Thought Leadership. He is also co-author of The New Killer Apps: How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups and Billion Dollar Lessons: What You Can Learn From the Most Inexcusable Business Failures of the Last 25 Years and the author of Big Blues: The Unmaking of IBM, a major best-seller published in 1993. Paul spent 17 years at the Wall Street Journal as an editor and reporter.
Kyle Nakatsuji is a principal at American Family Ventures, the venture capital arm of American Family Insurance, where he is focused on identifying and supporting early-stage companies affecting the future of the insurance industry. American Family Ventures invests across a variety of sectors, including IoT, Fintech, SaaS and data/analytics.
Mike Henry is the founder of the Lead Change Group. Known nationally as a character-based leadership coach and committed leader, Mike's passion is mobilizing people and communities to apply character-based leadership to make a positive difference. He is creative, inquisitive, and driven to implement the best solutions and exceed expectations with character, integrity and quality as a central focus.
David Foster has more than 30 years' experience working in the financial services industry, in insurance and, for the last 10 years, in a management consulting/advisory capacity. Foster leads Ernst & Young’s finance change agenda for insurers. Foster is also a member of Ernst & Young’s insurance industry board and Global Solvency II task force.
Calvin E. Beyer is vice president of large account sales and development in the construction solutions practice at Murray Securus in Lancaster, PA. Cal has 25 years of experience in the insurance industry in various capacities, including insurance/risk management gap analysis and strategic and operational risk management best practices in the construction industry.
Paul Laughlin is the founder of Laughlin Consultancy, which helps companies generate sustainable value from their customer insight. This includes growing their bottom line, improving customer retention and demonstrating to regulators that they treat customers fairly.