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Episode 7: What is Embedded Insurance, and Is It the Future? – Embedded insurance is a term that has become popular in the digital age of insurance, but what is it? And what factors have led to its rise?
Hosted by: Elizabeth Blosfield
Deputy Editor, Carrier Management
Special Guest: Sebastien Bert
Co-Head of Strategic Partnerships Americas, Swiss Re.
Now available on-demand, watch as Sebastien Bert, Co-Head of Strategic Partnerships Americas at Swiss Re, discusses the work his team is doing to partner with new entrants in the insurance industry who are seeking to expand into embedded insurance. He’ll talk about the benefits, and the risks, of this new method of providing insurance. He’ll also give his best advice to carriers for building successful partnerships with InsurTechs and other platforms.
What You’ll Learn:
- Why embedded insurance rose to popularity and what’s ahead
- What types of products can be embedded
- How to ensure legal and regulatory requirements are met
- What insurers are doing to expand embedded insurance into more complex risks
- How carriers can build successful partnerships with InsurTechs and other platforms
About the Guest Speaker – Sebastien Bert currently co-heads Swiss Re’s Strategic Partnerships. His team partners with new entrants in the insurance industry who bring great distribution and technology together including insurtech MGAs with cutting edge technology or large platforms seeking to expand into embedded insurance as their next business vertical. Prior to his current role, Sebastien managed the Northeast and MidAtlantic territories for Swiss Re’s direct treaty division. He also worked for Willis as a broker managing large corporate accounts and started his insurance career as an independent agent.