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This week's Insuretech news with James Benham (@JamesMBenham), and Rob Galbraith (@RobGalb) Featuring: - Interview with Rahim Rajpar from PlumLife - InsureTech News of the Week Follow @InsureTechGeek on social media for more updates and to join the conversation!  https://jbknowledge.com/insuretechgeek  Powered by JBKnowledge   Learn more at  https:…
 
We're taking a trip across the pond to London in this episode and diving into the carbon markets and emissions trading with Michael Azlen, CEO and founder of Carbon Cap Fund and Management. Whether you care about making money off trending carbon emission prices, or saving the planet, or both… Mike has become a leading voice for educating and explai…
 
In the previous episode, our Senior Content Advisor Q McCallum met with product manager Chris Butler to explore the role of uncertainty and how it relates to AI product management. That conversation sets the stage for Chris and Q to talk about communal computing today. Chris starts by explaining what shared, AI-backed devices mean for data collecti…
 
"I am not sure about how hydrogen works; I have heard about it a lot in school. But what I do know is that I am really interested about it and that is seems like a good solution for the environment and for our future." is wondering Nicholas, 9 years old.In this episode, Michel Krenzer, Global Leader-Onshore Energy at SCOR P&C, will help us and Nich…
 
Hosts James Benham & Rob Galbraith are joined by Bill Martin from Plymouth Rock Assurance. James, Rob & Bill discuss differences between traditional and startup insurers and the future of the home insurance market Find us on social media! We're on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, or follow James on Twitter! Subscribe, rate, and comment. …
 
We're kickstarting the 2022 season of The Derivative with fan-favorite - Cem Karsan. In this episode, the FinTwit star better known as @jamcroissant and his calls on Gary and Gamma and Vol and Vanna, digs into the interesting 2021 Vol moves, what 2022 may look like in the vol space (not good…or good, depending on your positioning), how he actually …
 
Hosts James Benham & Rob Galbraith are joined by Meirav Oren from Versatile.James, Rob & Meirav discuss data driven decision making. Find us on social media! We're on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, or follow James on Twitter! Subscribe, rate, and comment. As always - Enjoy the Ride & Geek Out!…
 
Formulated.by’s Senior Content Advisor, Q McCallum, caught up with Linda Liu (Hyrecar) and Giacomo Vianello (Cape Analytics). Our guests explored the techniques and tools for the various data projects they are running, some of the challenges of working with geospatial data, and how their companies approach data-related research efforts.…
 
Hosts James Benham & Rob Galbraith are joined by Itai Ben Zaken from Honeycomb Insurance James, Rob & Itai discussed HOA & Landlord insurance and the technology Honeycomb brings to that sector. Find us on social media! We're on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, or follow James on Twitter! Subscribe, rate, and comment. As always - Enjoy th…
 
GA Bartick teaches people how to sell an underappreciated skill with very general applications. GA wrote a book called Silver Bullet Selling and in this conversation we talk about - how small organizations should scale their founders - Has sales changed over time - What is different about your industry? - How to make an emotional connection - How i…
 
Hosts James Benham & Rob Galbraith are joined by Hedi Mardisoo from Cachet James, Rob & Hedi discuss digital smart insurance solutions Find us on social media! We're on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, or follow James on Twitter! Subscribe, rate, and comment. As always - Enjoy the Ride & Geek Out!…
 
The Cyber Insurance market is maturing before our eyes: pricing becomes more accurate as more data comes in, and overall structures move towards more sustainable models. Threats continue to grow and the product is more relevant than ever before, but how to balance the needs of insured, brokers and underwriters and reach common-good solutions? Let’s…
 
Join us in this, our last episode of the year, where we’re talking Crypto and Bitcoin ETFs with Jason Urban, Global Co-Head of Trading at Galaxy Digital – which is perhaps better known as the folks behind the world’s largest Bitcoin Fund, the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust and its ownership of 650k+ bitcoin! Today we step into a bit of Jason’s past when h…
 
Scott Sumner is the Ralph G. Hawtrey Chair of Monetary Policy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and blogger at themoneyillusion.com and econlog and author of two books: The Midas Paradox and more recently, The Money Illusion. Scott came to prominence because his work on the Great Depression (published in Midas Paradox) gave him anal…
 
Hosts James Benham & Rob Galbraith are joined by Rachel Olney from Geosite. James, Rob & Rachel discuss geospatial data for claims and underwriting Find us on social media! We're on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, or follow James on Twitter! Subscribe, rate, and comment. As always - Enjoy the Ride & Geek Out!…
 
In this episode, we shed some light on one of the largest groups you’ve maybe never heard of, whose new “mission” is to seek out incredible trading talent and blend them together in a multi-PM Global Macro approach. We get into just how this all works, and more, in our chat with Markian Zyga, Portfolio Manager of Mission Crest, which is a subsidiar…
 
David Zuby is executive vice president and chief research officer for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and also a worldwide expert on crash test dummies! I found myself in an amazingly interesting conversation with David out in the field and pulled out my smartphone to capture it! In this quick chat we discuss: * the production economy of…
 
Hosts James Benham & Rob Galbraith are joined by Nat Manning of Kettle. James, Rob & Nat discuss balancing risk in a changing climate for a smarter reinsurance model and what role machine learning plays. Find us on social media! We're on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, or follow James on Twitter! Subscribe, rate, and comment. As always …
 
This week is a cage match of a pod, going point/counterpoint on every Alt from private equity to fine art to digital assets with Phil Huber and the knowledge he’s about to drop in his upcoming new book ‘The Allocators Edge: A modern guide to alternative investments and the future of diversification’. Phil is the Chief Investment Officer at Savant W…
 
This discussion also explores the context around which we collect data, polysocial reality, design individualism, and contextual integrity. (Yes, we covered a lot of ground in just 45 minutes.) Because of our tight schedule, Chris and Q had to stop before they could get to their second topic. That’s why Chris will be back in the next episode to tal…
 
In this episode, we sit down again with one of the OGs of VIX futures trading & options, Brett Nelson, CEO of Certeza Asset Management, and discuss their new mutual fund — Convex Core and how it relates to their Macro Vega hedge fund strategy. Join us to hear how the mutual fund aims to participate when the market is up, exploit opportunities when …
 
Craig is Head of ESG for Trans Re, a global reinsurance company and in this episode we dig into what ESG is about generally and what role reinsurers and the insurance industry plays today. In the episode we cover: * Is Trans doing this for the good of society or just to raise rates? * Is it just about catastrophe business? * Does it just mean you'l…
 
Hosts James Benham & Rob Galbraith are joined by Yann Barbarroux from Otonomi James, Rob & Yann discuss efficiencies in insurance options & parametric cargo business and more. Find us on social media! We're on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, or follow James on Twitter! Subscribe, rate, and comment. As always - Enjoy the Ride & Geek Out!…
 
Like never before in their histories, petroleum companies and refineries are facing major challenges, but they are also facing opportunities.On the one hand, demand for oil and its derivatives is predicted to grow further over the coming years, before dropping due to the energy transition, while oil products, will still play a major role in the ene…
 
In this week's pod, we're doing something new and digging into the derivative market's Ag roots in our first "Way more than you need to Know" series, starting with the Global Meat Markets. Joining us today discussing all things Meat in the world is Simon Quilty, from Melbourne, Australia, and also RCM's very own Jeff Eizenberg, who handles all thin…
 
Hosts James Benham & Rob Galbraith are joined by Gloria Guntinas Vanzo of Pouch James, Rob & Gloria discuss insurance tech for businesses. Find us on social media! We're on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, or follow James on Twitter! Subscribe, rate, and comment. As always - Enjoy the Ride & Geek Out!…
 
We’re looking into the far reaches of the search for yield in this episode, diving into investors’ interest in so-called Cat Bonds, or catastrophe bonds, and the world of reinsurance and ILS (insurance-linked securities). Yes, even the biggest risk-takers need backing – and we’re talking Reinsurance with Chris McKeown, Chief Executive of Reinsuranc…
 
Joe Henrich is Professor and Chair of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University. He has written two books that have been incredibly eye-opening for me: The Secret of Our Success and the WEIRDest People in the World. Joe has put cultural evolution on the map as the best way for understanding why the world looks the way it does today. In the int…
 
How do large delta hedging flows of market makers tie in with Central Bank quantitative easing? How do ETF rebalancing’s and structured note issuer movements shift markets? We sit down with options guru Hari Krishnan talk through his new book: Market Tremors - Quantifying Structural Risks in Modern Financial Markets. Hari's first book, The Second L…
 
Hosts James Benham & Rob Galbraith are joined by David Baxter from iMitig8 Risk James, Rob & David discuss real-time risk engineering analytics for the insurance industry. Find us on social media! We're on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, or follow James on Twitter! Subscribe, rate, and comment. As always - Enjoy the Ride & Geek Out!…
 
In this episode, we're stepping away from our ordinary world of futures and options to find out why boring old corporate bonds aren't all that boring after all. Join our conversation with Greg Obenshain, Partner and Director of Credit at Verdad Advisers, as he and Jeff discuss just what running a high yield bond investments portfolio is like. Greg …
 
Mahbod Moghadam is the co-founder of Genius (formerly Rap Genius), co-founder of everipedia.org, and co-founder of ozone.ai. My words but Mahbod helped build Genius by being a controversial guy online. Controversy does not make you universally loved and Mahbod has "had beef" with a whole slew of who's who in the tech business. Some of it was real, …
 
Jeff is “stacking” two guests in this episode, welcoming 1. Corey Hoffstein, CIO and co-founder of Newfound Research, host of Flirting with Models Podcast, and co-conspirator on the Pirates of Finance YouTube channel; and 2. Rodrigo Gordillo, President and Portfolio Manager of Resolve Asset Management and host of the Resolve Riffs Friday live strea…
 
Formulated.by’s Senior Content Advisor, Q McCallum, caught up with Vidhi Chugh (Walmart), Piyanka Jain (Aryng), and Tempest van Schaik (Microsoft). Our guests explored the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on hiring and retention, then shifted to a discussion on finding and serving as a mentor.By Q McCallum, Piyanka Jain, Tempest van Schaik, Vidhi Chugh
 
Hosts James Benham & Rob Galbraith are joined by Rose Hall from AXA XL James, Rob & Rose discuss construction risk management and the role that plays in insurance Find us on social media! We're on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, or follow James on Twitter! Subscribe, rate, and comment. As always - Enjoy the Ride & Geek Out!…
 
How is the ETF sausage made? Who creates the filling? The casing? Who buys it at the store? What other meat is it replacing? We dig into all these tasty morsels and more with this episode’s guest – the ETF expert Dave Nadig, who has spent his career analyzing ETFs, their asset managers, and how investors fit them into portfolios. We’re talking with…
 
Uwe Dulleck is a leading theorist on Credence Goods, a class of economic good defined by the fact that consumers can't verify the quality of what they've bought. Think car mechanics or medical procedures. Or insurance! Uwe's expertise doesn't end there of course and we talk about why people pay taxes, cybersecurity and some interesting ways Uwe has…
 
Will Bird (AVP & Senior Associate, SCOR P&C Ventures) and Amy Parker (VP, Americas Treaty Claims) discuss ways that SCOR Global P&C is partnering with insurtechs to address claims pain points among its carrier client base, then chat with Brad Weisberg, CEO of Snapsheet, about Snapsheet’s origins and suite of claims software for insurers, including …
 
We jump back into some VIX and Volatility discussion with this week’s episode but also get to talk about trend following’s rise and fall (and rise again?) over the past decade. We’ve got Scot Billington, the co-founder and managing partner of Covenant Capital Mgmt., talking through his unique journey from futures broker to floor trader of OEX optio…
 
Our guest this episode is surely not a stranger to our listeners, with his voice reaching far and wide via StockTwits, the Panic with Friends podcast, his ever-changing Twitter handle (currently Metaverse Lindzon) and his eponymous blog where he dishes on everything from stock picks to software to NFTs. Oh, and in his spare time, he’s invested in s…
 
Hosts James Benham & Rob Galbraith are joined by Carey Anne Nadeau from Loop Insurance. James, Rob & Carey Anne discuss Direct to Consumer Fair Auto Insurance and how exactly Fair is defined when concerning Car Insurance. Find us on social media! We're on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, or follow James on Twitter! Subscribe, rate, and c…
 
What do you do when trends stop appearing for the quarter of a billion dollars you manage? Where do you go to find markets like the ‘good old days’ for trend following? Our guest for this episode, Abingdon Global’s Fred Schutzman is in a unique position to answer those questions – and much more! Listen to Fred share his background being a Chartist,…
 
Over 100,000 investors in 180 countries listen to Ben Hunt, founder of Second Foundation Partners and the Epsilon Theory blog, debunk the latest narrative machines in each of his opus-like post. So with Covid cases climbing and inflation expectations rising, it seemed like as good a time as ever to bring Ben back on the pod to talk through all that…
 
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