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Rick Chavez keynote kicks off a day of rich discussion

With over 200 speakers across 2 days there’s no shortage of ideas at the world’s largest gathering of entrepreneurs, insurers, and investors. We’re sending out teams of colleagues to cover the rich discussions taking place across the conference. Here are some of the high points from DAY 1 of ITC 2018.

Oliver Wyman's Rick Chavez on Meeting Mega-Disruptions in Insurance

Flashing blue disco lights, pop music, a half dozen very large TV screens, and thousands of people. Sound like insurance? It’s insurance disrupted. This morning at ITC 2018 Rick Chavez, Oliver Wyman partner and the head of the America’s Digital Strategy Acceleration Practice gave a keynote describing the opportunities for legacy insurers trying to transform their business.

From the Oliver Wyman Insurance Insights Series

Join Oliver Wyman Partner and head of EMEA Insurance Anthony Bice as he chats with Raj Singh, long-time CRO and current insurtech entrepreneur about how the role of CRO is changing in the face of innovation coming from insurtechs and fintechs.

February 07, 2018

Meeting AI Risk Head On

Prashanth Gangu in HBR on approaching AI risks like natural disasters

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, and as we become increasingly dependent upon the information flows from tens of billions of sensors and the algorithms that drive them, the associated risk of global scale shutdowns becomes more real.

The example of smart grids

As part of an ongoing collaboration between Oliver Wyman and the World Economic Forum on Mitigating Risks in the Innovation Economy, Stuti Joshipura, an Oliver Wyman Principal seconded to the Forum this past year, has been in a unique position to observe different ways in which the intersection of technology and risk have unfolded.

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The contest is contained in the attendee app for InsureTech Connect 2017

Oliver Wyman Labs has created the ITC Blockchain Challenge available within the attendee app for InsureTech Connect 2017. The challenge uses a private Etherium blockchain to allow ITC attendees to manage connections and check-in to locations and also enables them to learn about how blockchains work and the potential use cases in the insurance industry.