Scott Stephenson Podcasts
Verisk Chairman, President, and CEO Scott Stephenson spoke to A.M. Best about how disasters have unexpected ways of sparking innovation.Listen Now
Cyber Exposures Are Business Interruption, Fire Risks
Scott Stransky, assistant vice president, AIR Worldwide, spoke to A.M. Best about how evolving forms of ransomware are triggering business losses as operations halt until systems are restored.
ILS Can Cover Cyber, but on a Parametric Basis
Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice president and cochief, PCS, spoke to A.M. Best about how investors in insurance-linked securities are looking beyond covering property-catastrophe risk but need more comfort with both new models and new ways to assess perils.
Data, Risk Modeling Have Caught Up with Flood Underwriting
Marc Treacy, managing director, flood insurance, ISO, spoke to A.M. Best about how advances in risk modeling and elevation mapping bring flood underwriting within reach of many insurers.
Energy Market Puts the Squeeze on Underwriters
Elizabeth Casas, managing director, energy and insurance, Verisk, spoke to A.M. Best about how lower oil prices and lots of insurance capacity have insurers finding better ways to underwrite their energy business, including a greater reliance on data and analytics.
Tech Changing Commercial Risk Differently Than Personal
Barbara Ingraham, managing director, excess and surplus, Verisk, spoke to A.M. Best about how commercial insurance is benefiting from technology advances that allow insurers to better address complex risks, including identifying and aggregating smaller liability risks.
Superstorm Sandy’s Impact on Flood Risk Assessment and Mitigation
Five years after Superstorm Sandy caused widespread devastation to the East Coast, Marc Treacy, managing director of flood insurance at ISO, spoke to Insurance Journal about how the storm led to improvements in building codes, risk analysis, and resilience strategies.
Moving to a Privatized Flood Market
Marc Treacy, managing director of flood insurance at ISO, spoke to Insurance Journal about how and why private flood insurance needs to evolve and shares characteristics for private flood insurance to succeed.
Cybersecurity a Constant Consumer Concern
Prashant Pai, vice president of cyber offerings strategy at Verisk, spoke to Insurance Journal about how consumers continue to report concern over online transactions and use of social media but don’t always maintain safeguards to protect themselves.
Cyber Risk Trends and Impact on Claims Handling
Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice president at PCS, spoke to Insurance Journal about how cyber risks continue to evolve and challenge insurers.
Understanding Medicare Secondary Payor Provisions
Shawn Deane, vice president of product development at ISO Claims Partners, spoke to Insurance Journal about how developing a compliance program to adhere to MSP provisions is key to avoiding exposure to lawsuits and damages related to recovery demands.
Benefits of Modeling Casualty Catastrophes
Robin Wilkinson, vice president and managing director of casualty analytics at AIR, spoke to Insurance Journal about how scenario-based modeling has been used for property risk for some time, but its application in the casualty area is recent.
The Role of Telematics in the Commercial Auto Fleet Space
Zach Schmiesing, director of commercial lines, IoT/Telematics at Verisk, spoke to Insurance Journal about how telematics is just coming into its own in the commercial auto space, although it was adopted early by personal lines insurers.
How Connected Car Data Can Benefit Auto Insurance Life Cycle
Dawn Mortimer, AVP of IoT/Telematics product management at Verisk, spoke to Insurance Journal about how data derived from connected cars on the road today can improve auto insurance from both the insurer and insured perspective.
Adopting a Drone Inspection Program
Cory Shelton, head of UAV technology at Geomni, spoke to Insurance Journal about the pros and cons of using drones for property inspections and discusses what insurers need to consider in evaluating an in-house program versus a third-party drone service provider.
At the Cutting Edge of Insurance Modeling
Jim Weiss, director of analytic solutions at ISO, spoke to buzzsprout.com about new frontiers of modeling for insurance purposes.