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Speaker Bios

Timothy Attia Slice Labs
Shashaanka Ashili Smart Drivinc
Chad Barczuk Insuresoft
Craig Bedell IBM
Mark Breading Strategy Meets Action
John Cammarata PointSource
Jim Daggett ITA
Thomas Dunbar XL Group
Doreen Earle CSAA Insurance Exchange
Allan Egbert Ask Kodiak
Mike Fitzgerald Celent
Lawrence Fortin Millers Mutual Group
Bryan Fowler CIO 100 Executive | Chief Information Officer | #InsurTech Advisor
George Grieve CastleBay Consulting
Bill Hartnett Hartnett Advisors
Alex Kim Inku Ventures
Werner Kruck Security First Insurance
Nick Lamparelli QBE
Robert McIsaac Novarica
Michael Menapace Wiggin and Dana LLP
Jennifer Overhulse St. Nick Media Services
Curt Overpeck Citizens Property Insurance Corporation
Roel Peters Roost
Craig Sakraida Citizens Property Insurance Corporation
Anthony Villa Insuresoft
Jay Weintraub InsureTech Connect
Julie Zimmer Embroker

what is ita

ITA Mission Statement

The goal of the Insurance Technology Association is to provide members with opportunities to collaborate, educate, network, share, and use knowledge related to insurance technology. The ITA serves the insurance technology community as a resource and is dedicated to serving this specialized sector of the industry. Publications and educational programs created by the ITA are geared to professionals interested in or charged with evaluating, implementing, and marketing insurance-specific technology systems or services.

ITA publications

The current issue of ITA Pro Magazine is October, 2017. The cover story, “Cross the Line,” features John Kessler, chief strategy officer for Motorists Insurance Group, as he explains how Motorists has shifted much of its attention to the commercial lines side of the market. Another feature, “The Spiraling of Insurtech,” looks at how investor groups have led the charge in bringing carriers and insurtechs together. The third feature, Think Differently,” examines how claims centers have become laboratories for insurance carriers and new technology In addition you will find features such as:

  • George Grieve's column on the implementation of third-party software, and how carriers need to know their job and not expect others to pick up the slack.
  • Karen Furtado’s Innovation Corner column is on SMA’s 10th anniversary and how they will pass along some predictions for the next decade in insurance and technology
  • In Newsmakers, Rod Travers tells why he left the consulting world for the top spot in the insurance industry’s largest association.

online ita buyers' guide

Information on the ITA Pro Buyers' Guide, and how vendors can be a part of it

For more information, contact Jim Daggett at