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Webinar: Risk Redefined – Upending industry foundations with AI

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This webinar is part of InsurTech Rising Live digital week, running from 19th June to 23rd June, bringing you bringing you expert discussions via a series of interactive webinars, live Q&As, podcasts and articles.

All agree that artificial intelligence has the potential to fundamentally transform the insurance industry. If, at its core, an insurance company exists to understand and price risk, what effect will the powerful analytical capabilities made possible by AI have? What are the implications of being able to model risk in a more granular fashion? What will the shift from predictive modelling to preventive modelling mean for the insurance business model? What organisational and cultural changes will the shift from being reactive to being proactive require?

Padraic Sheerin
Padraic Sheerin
VP Data Science
Padraic Sheerin, Vice President in Prudential’s Data Analytics group, is responsible for leading data science initiatives in wholly-owned subsidiary Pramerica, based in Letterkenny. Padraic is currently leading two initiatives; the first is building predictive models to quantify consumer lapse behavior in life insurance customers and the second uses machine learning algorithms to mitigate medical exams, fluids and many questions during the underwriting process.
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Stephen Kramer
Catalyst Lead | Director
Swiss Re
Stephen is currently a member of the Digital Analytics team in Swiss Re, with his focus being on artificial intelligence and related areas. He has a background in Mathematical Demography, as well as a degree in Architecture and has worked in insurance both in South Africa and in the UK. He also runs two start-ups, one focused on Malaria, and another on solar thermal energy for domestic use.
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