Ironshore promoted from within for the new head of its healthcare professional liability unit. Catastrophe modeler RMS appointed a veteran from the software industry to run its own software/platform development and management efforts.


Lainie Dorneker is Ironshore Inc.’s new president of IronHealth, the insurer’s healthcare professional liability unit.

She takes over from Matthew Dolan, who was recently named president of Ironshore U.S. Operations. As before, she’ll continue to report to Dolan.

Dorneker joined Ironshore in 2009 as product manager for IronHealth’s Custom Account facility, where she oversaw IronHealth’s broad array of alternative risk transfer and risk financing products for healthcare organizations. She most recently served as IronHealth’s chief operating officer, responsible for all key strategic and tactical initiatives for IronHealth’s production, profit, distribution, and claims activities. In addition to identifying and implementing operational efficiencies and best practices, Dorneker was charged with new product development, cross-sell, professional development and training, and sales and service excellence.

Dorneker has nearly twenty years of experience in the insurance industry. Before Ironshore, she worked for Zurich N.A. in various roles, including Professional Liability Counsel and Senior Underwriter. She also worked as an attorney in private legal practice, developing expertise is coverage analysis and insurance litigation matters, representing Fortune 500 companies in complex insurance disputes.


RMS appointed Moe Khosravy as the general manager of Software and Platform.

He will be responsible at the catastrophe modeling and analytics company for overseeing all software and platform technology at RMS, including RMS(one), a purpose-built exposure and risk analytics platform.

Moe Khosravy

Khosravy brings 20 years of software innovation experience to his role at RMS. Previously, he was vice president of Software at HP Inc, supporting hundreds of millions of connected devices & clients. He drove innovative platforms for big data, computer vision, and applied ML.

Before HP, Khosravy was head of Applications and SDKs at Intel, focused on building experiences differentiated by AI, NLP, and rich sensor technologies. Moe was also at VMware as VP of Mobile and Cloud Data, and served at Microsoft with leadership roles across Cloud, Search, Windows, Server & Tools, and at Vital Images, where he was as an Architect in the advanced technologies group focused on CT/MR software solutions.

Khosravy has over 90 software patents pending or granted in the realm of distributed systems, AI, vision, and data platforms. He serves on the Board of Directors for Equbot, the first ETF built on machine learning as well as on the Board of Directors for Delta v, MIT’s flagship startup accelerator.

He replaces Eric Yau, the current general manager of Software and Platform at RMS, an executive the company lauded for showing invaluable dedication and leadership.

Sources: Ironshore, RMS