Tuesday, March 31, 2020 | 11 a.m. ET

Become the Underwriter of the Future: Adapt, Upskill and Stay Relevant

According to a recent survey by Intelligent Insurer, a whopping 72% of underwriters are worried their jobs are under threat with the rise of robotics and AI. And 59% feel that the lines between underwriters, actuaries and data scientists are blurring.

It’s a turbulent time for today’s underwriters. But one thing is clear: You need to adapt, upskill and retain talent to secure your position and continue delivering real value.

Help is at hand… We’ve gathered top executives to show you how to make the transition into the underwriter of the future. You’ll hear from:

- Dean LaPierre, Chief Underwriting Officer - Global Property & Marine, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty
- Erik Nikodem, SVP Head of Property, Everest Insurance
- Tony Fenton, VP Commercial Lines Digitization & Innovation, Nationwide
- Moderator: Jay Sarzen, Senior Analyst, Aite Group

In this one-hour long webinar, you’ll find out how to:

- Address the challenge of attracting and retaining talent in the face of an aging workforce – How can the insurance industry compete with start-ups in terms of culture and innovation? How do you foster an environment of accountability from millennials to the old guard?
- Achieve the right blend of art and science, human and machine to ensure underwriters are using their expertise to deliver maximum value and operating efficiently at every available opportunity
- Marry interpersonal skills with the with the latest understanding of statistics, analytics and emerging technologies - like AI/ML, Blockchain and IoT - to usher in a new era of tech-savvy underwriters who are confident building models and integrating vast swathes of external data
- Get predictions on how automation, robotics and straight-through processing will reduce mundane admin and increase the speed at which transactions occur and business is written

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