Greg Donaldson

Greg Donaldson

Senior Analyst

Areas of Expertise: Auto and Home, Blockchain/DLT, Claims, Cloud, Commercial Insurance, Core Systems, Data and Analytics, Digital Transformation, Insurance Fraud, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Machine Learning and AI, Policy Administration Systems, Risk Management, Telematics

Greg Donaldson is a senior analyst with Aite Group’s P&C Insurance practice. He has over 25 years’ experience in the P&C and life insurance industry, working with property claims, injury claims, underwriting, sales, training, and analytics.

Prior to joining Aite Group, Mr. Donaldson spent over 25 years working with State Farm Insurance in a variety of roles. Most recently, he was the lead analyst on a team that provided deep and detailed analysis on all aspects of business performance in order to support the development and delivery of market area and enterprise business strategy. Mr. Donaldson was the lead planning analyst for sales and pricing operations for the Southeastern market and acted as a subject-matter expert for the enterprise. Prior to working with analytics, he managed an underwriting team, helping drive the development and implementation of new underwriting structures to streamline the overall process.

Since coming to Aite Group, Greg has focused on the relationship between technology and the P&C insurance industry, initially examining topics that include the role of telematics in the commercial insurance market and the impact of blockchain methods within the insurance industry.

Greg has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Economics from the University of Central Florida and a Chartered Life Underwriter designation. He enjoys traveling with his wife and recently has been certified to scuba dive.


Thursday, January 23, 2019 | 11 a.m. ET
  Join Aite Group research director Michael Trilli and his expert team for a live one-hour webinar as they identify the top trends that will shape the insurance landscape in 2020 and beyond. Attend the webinar to: Hear why carriers’ digital transformation underwriting approaches...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | 10 a.m. ET
Historically, insurance companies have used static data to evaluate overall risk exposure and develop rates. Many of these traditional underwriting and pricing factors are proxies for how, how much, where, and when a vehicle is operated. But dynamic data sources are now available that directly...

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October 7, 2019
Last week at InsureTech Connect in Las Vegas, Aite Group hosted our inaugural Fraud Roundtable and Networking event. In attendance were life and property and casualty (P&C) carriers that came together with a common purpose: to discuss application and claims fraud. Our intention was to spur active discussion about the human element of fraud, explore ways to identify it, and discuss strategies...
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August 29, 2019
Fraud is an ever-present threat to insurance companies. Most estimates place the impact of fraud at 10% of premiums, and that leads to billions of dollars in losses every year. Every time we think we are starting to catch up to the latest fraud efforts, new schemes pop up to take advantage of our industry. The real problem is that most traditional fraud detection methods happen after the payment...
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