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Bill Churney

President, AIR Worldwide

Bill Churney, President of AIR Worldwide at Verisk Bill Churney, President of AIR Worldwide at Verisk

Bill Churney is president of AIR Worldwide. He’s responsible for setting global strategy and overseeing the worldwide operations for the company. Bill has extensive experience working with companies to better understand how they manage risk and identify ways to use analytics to improve catastrophe risk management.

In Bill’s 18-year career at AIR, he’s furthered and led the company’s mission to help businesses and governments proactively plan for and reduce the effects of extreme events. Through this work, AIR helps society as a whole achieve greater resilience to both immediate and longer-term risks such as climate change.

His roles at AIR have included senior vice president and chief operating officer, leading business development, marketing, and product development. He has led teams that have significantly increased the use of models in many markets, including in the United States and Latin America.

Before joining AIR in 2002, he worked in consulting, technology, and distribution for McMaster-Carr and Charles River Associates.

In 2019, ACORD, the global standards-setting body for the insurance industry, named Bill a Top Ten Insurtech Leader based on his vision, execution, and impact in shaping the future of insurance through innovation.

Bill holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a BA in economics from Haverford College.

He’s active at Verisk and in his community on issues related to inclusion, diversity, and civic engagement.