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

By Michael Gannon August 4, 2015

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 the trends, challenges, and applications of connected-home technology, focusing on the implications for the insurance industry.

Among their topics of discussion are the top reasons people are likely to use a smart-home system:

visualize blog 3Read the full article in the second quarter 2015 issue of Visualize.


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.