James Levendusky

James Levendusky

As vice president, Telematics, Verisk Insurance Solutions, Jim Levendusky leads product development and strategic marketing for auto and commercial telematics and usage-based insurance products. He joined Verisk Analytics in 2002 as senior product manager. In 2012, Jim became auto marketing manager for the Verisk Insurance Solutions – Underwriting division, where he managed marketing and development for a variety of personal and commercial lines products. Before that, he worked in a number of underwriting and product management capacities for insurers specializing in personal lines.

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    Learn How to Solve the UBI Puzzle at Insurance Telematics USA 2015

    The Insurance Telematics USA 2015 conference (September 2–3 at the Radisson Aqua Blu in Chicago) is coming up fast, and I hope you can join me. Visit us at booth 30/31 to learn about our groundbreaking Verisk Telematics Data Exchange™ — the first-of-its-kind critical data link between insurers and consumers who drive connected cars. On […]

    Preparing for the Third Generation of Auto Usage-Based Insurance

    For decades, insurers have recognized that vehicle usage is likely a prime component of insurance risk exposure. To capture some of this information, insurers will often ask policyholders, “What’s your annual mileage?” While the answer may be useful, it’s often not reliable. Only recently have technological advances arrived to directly measure these usage components, including […]

    Will Auto Technologies Prevent Serious Injury and Death Altogether?

    By 2020, no one will be killed or seriously injured in a Volvo. That was just one of the astounding technology-related projections I heard while attending the Consumer Electronics Show and Consumer Telematics Show 2015 in early January. Volvo and many other automakers are developing a huge number of additional technologies that have far-reaching consequences […]

    Insurers Must Focus on a Second Front as Antifraud War Escalates

    In the war on fraud, the bad news just keeps coming. In a new study published by Aite Group, total fraud losses for the property/casualty insurance industry are estimated at an eye-popping $64 billion. There’s more: The study predicts that fraud losses will climb to $80 billion by 2015. Of the $64 billion total for […]