Michael Gannon

Michael Gannon

Michael Gannon, director of Marketing for Verisk Insurance Solutions, is responsible for strategic marketing in support of Verisk underwriting auto and property solutions. Before joining Verisk, he held similar positions at Verisk’s Xactware and AIR Worldwide.

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    Get the latest insights in the Q4 2015 issue of Visualize

    Feature stories on connected cars, roof age, and wildfires highlight the latest issue of Visualize, a quarterly magazine from Verisk Insurance Solutions. Visualize contains commentary and insights devoted to auto and property insurance underwriting. In “The Automotive Industry’s Connected Future,” Greg Ross, director of business development and alliances at General Motors, shares his insights on […]

    Reconstruction cost increases continue to slow in the United States and Canada

    Virtually all the labor and materials tracked for the 360Value® Overview of Property Reconstruction Cost Changes showed increases in both the United States and Canada for the period spanning October 2014 through October 2015. But the rise in costs continued to slow. During the period, overall reconstruction costs grew 3.7 percent in the United States. This […]

    Connecting with the connected home: A conversation with Steve Lekas and Joe Wodark

    What factors will drive mainstream adoption of connected home technology? Which insurance applications will we see first? Where should insurers begin? In this third installment, Visualize continues its connected-home article series with a conversation between Steve Lekas, vice president, Property Underwriting, Verisk Insurance Solutions, and Joe Wodark, property product manager, Verisk Insurance Solutions. They discuss […]

    Reconstruction costs continue to rise for Q3 2015, but at a slower pace than last quarter

    Across the United States, reconstruction costs continued to rise from July 2014 to July 2015, but at a slower rate than experienced in April. At the state level, reconstruction costs in 43 states and Washington, D.C., increased more than 4 percent. Compare this with the Q2 2015 update when 44 states and Washington, D.C., saw […]

    Business Process Review engages customers and improves performance

    Verisk’s complimentary Business Process Review service works with select customers to help analyze and improve their business practices. We employ a broad perspective and learn as much as possible about a customer’s specific line of business, including historical performance, processes, and challenges. We then compare this information against industry benchmarks, emerging trends, best practices, and […]

    Mileage matters: New tools to get it right

    Higher-mileage drivers can have loss costs up to twice the costs of lower-mileage drivers. But getting annual mileage “right” can be a challenge. Many consumer and agent estimates are notoriously error-prone. In the past, insurers have relied on the customer’s self-disclosed mileage estimate, which was once the only technique available. The result of employing this […]