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Profiles in Risk

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The largest insurance podcast going on 200 episodes. This is not your grandpa's insurance industry!
277 Episodes
On this episode, Carey Anne Nadeau interviews the insurtech startups participating in the Spring 2019 Hartford Insurtech Hub accelerator, powered by Startup Bootcamp. Contact information for the startups are listed below & each will participate in a demo day on April 26, 2019. To attend, RSVP here ( 0:47 | Panya Chheng, Co-Founder & CO, Medyear. Visit: or email: & follow on social media: LinkedIn or Twitter. 9:40 | Jay Pugliese, Co-Founder, CareValidate. Visit: or email: & follow on social media: LinkedIn or Twitter. 18:40 | Matt Kay, COO & Co-Founder, Talem Health Analytics.  Visit: or email: & follow on social media: LinkedIn or Twitter. 26:22 | Frederico Capello, COO & CFO, Co-Founder, See Your Box. Visit: or email: & follow on social media: LinkedIn or Twitter. 36:29 | Gilberto Spencer, CEO, Co-Founder, Claimspace. Visit: or email: & follow on social media: LinkedIn or Twitter. 46:20 | Matthew Elan Smith, Co-Founder, Pineapple. Visit: or email: & follow on social media: LinkedIn, Twitter, or Instagram. 55:42 | Abraham Ventura, CEO, Pitch Gauge. Visit: or email: & follow on social media: LinkedIn, Twitter, or Instagram. 1:01:28 | Charlie Robinson, CCO, handdii. Visit: or email: & follow on LinkedIn. 1:15:43 | Ori Blumenthal, Co-Founder & CTO, Skywatch. Visit: or email: & follow on social media: LinkedIn or Twitter. 1:22:31 | Anant Tailor, Chief Commercial Officer, Dream Payments. Visit: or email: and follow on Social media: LinkedIn
I’ve invited Paul Tetrault to join me on the golf Course, Paul is the Executive Director of the Insurance Library, a hidden gem of information, resources and knowledge about the evolution of insurance products and new innovations, spanning back 132 years. You can find more information about the Insurance Library at
Best version of this podcast is on YouTube: had a fantastic conversation with Larry Nicholson about CPCU, the insurance industry, training and so many other topics. A must watch!I recommend you watch this one on YouTube.Larry's LinkedIn:'s YouTube: Nerds YouTube:
In Episode 226 of Profiles in Risk, Tony chats with Christian Harris about the crucial importance of slip prevention and how to easily and effectively help your clients with this.Christian: Safer Portal:
Tony chats with Kevin about the future of small commercial insurance and APIs. Briza is a cutting-edge API that connects commercial insurance underwriting systems to brokers and SMB platforms, enabling instant insurance transactions with low-code or no-code solutions.Kevin Bracken:
By Spencer Pollock with special guest Meredith Griffanti.
Two men separated by an ocean, with a shared passion for the insurance ecosystem and a shared disdain for "the way we've always done it." You can't miss this high energy conversation which is only the beginning!Ed Halsey: Digital:
By Spencer Pollock
In episode 223 of Profiles in Risk I chat with Andy Mathisen about GloveBox and his own career. GlobeBox allows independent agents to have an app that gives your clients access to EVERY ONE OF YOUR CARRIERS! 🤯
In the 222nd episode of Profiles in Risk I chat with Awais Farooq and we discuss ActiveOps, which helps companies manage their team's performance, especially during today's remote world. And then we chat about his insurance career and our mutual passion for the insurance industry. If you're a young insurance pro seeking great advice stay until the end of the episode!Awais Farooq: 
By Spencer Pollock.
By Spencer Pollock.
Is this the answer to my call to a free RMI education? Yeah, in some ways it is! Listen to the amazing ways in which Rio Salado Community college is helping us educate future insurance talent in a cost-effective way and get involved!
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In the first Profiles in Risk episode of 2021 Kelly Donahue-Piro and Matthew Struck join me to discuss how to successfully recruit and grow producers in 2021. If you're in the agency/brokerage side you don't want to miss this fantastic episode!Kelly:'s company:
By Spencer Pollock
Fourth episode of The Cyber Law Revolution with Spencer Pollock
In the last Profiles in Risk Episode of 2020, Tony interviews Jeff Brunker, CEO of the MGIS Companies, an MGA which specializes in disability insurance for medical professionals, a business which his father basically invented.Jeff Brunken:
Tony chats with Jeff McIntosh, a veteran commercial insurance agent with 33 years experience who wrote the book he wished existed back when he started. Jeff is a big believe that new insurance producers fail not because they don't know how to sell, but because they don't understand how to work with underwriters and that's what his book is about. A very detailed guide!Jeff McIntosh: Genius - The Commercial Insurance Detective:
Tony interviews Marty Schroeder about how Efinancial has reinvented Life insurance sales as a great career for new Life agents. Forget 92% failout rates! If you have any potential interest in selling insurance, this is a great episode.
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