Join Socotra’s Modern CoreTech Forum at ITC
October 4, 2021
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas
On October 5 – 6, stop by the Socotra booth to meet the team
and watch a demo.
Socotra’s Modern CoreTech Forum
Register for your all-access pass*
Monday, October 4, 2021
1:00 – 5:00 pm
As a title sponsor of the insurtech industry’s premier event, we’ll be hosting an afternoon of can’t-miss interactive sessions with leaders from across the insurtech, insurance, and technology landscapes.
- Learn about Socotra’s mission and capabilities, plus what’s next for the first cloud-native insurance core platform
- Meet innovative insurers who reduced risk and improved the outcomes of their digital transformation projects
- Discover how to enhance your offerings with third-party technology partners
- Be the first to hear a special announcement from Socotra
- Plus, network with global leaders from across the insurtech and insurance ecosystem
Schedule for Socotra’s Modern CoreTech Forum
Monday, October 4, 2021
1:00 pm: Socotra 101
Hear from Socotra’s Founder and CEO to learn about who we are, where we’re going, and what you can expect from the industry’s first cloud-native insurance core platform.
Speaker: Dan Woods, Founder and CEO, Socotra
1:30 pm: Socotra’s Feature Updates
Learn how Socotra’s new features can improve your insurance operations. Matt Hamilton, Socotra’s Director of Product, will cover what’s new and what’s next on our modern core platform.
Speaker: Matt Hamilton, Director of Product, Socotra
2:00 pm: Innovation Insights: Best Practices from Leading MGAs
See how leading MGAs partnered with Socotra to create new products, new channels of distribution, and operational efficiencies.
Speakers: Jim Lee, Chief Information Officer, Bamboo | Nestor Solari, Co-Founder and CEO, Sigo
Moderator: Ekine Akuiyibo, VP of Business Development and Deployments, Socotra
3:15 pm: Create Differentiation with a Modern Insurance Ecosystem
Getting an insurance business up and running requires an ecosystem of partners. Learn how Socotra can help insurers instantly connect to the third-party technology providers needed for their operation to go live.
Includes a special product announcement. Be the first to see it live!
Speakers: David Tobias, Co-Founder and COO, Betterview | CJ Przybyl, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Snapsheet
Moderator: Dan Woods, Founder and CEO, Socotra
4:15 pm: Networking
Meet the Socotra team and connect with insurance and insurtech leaders.
Socotra’s Main Conference Session
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
10:30 am: The Microservices Future
Join Dan Woods, Socotra’s Founder and CEO, and special guests, Jay Sarzen, Vice President, Senior Solutions Manager – US at Swiss Re; Alexander Tsetsenekos former Head of Insurance at Tesla; and Nigel Walsh, Managing Director, Insurance at Google at The Microservices Future panel. Learn what insurers should know about microservices, and how it will revolutionize the customer experience.
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, room # TBD
*Free with InsureTech Connect 2021 conference pass.
Socotra’s Modern CoreTech Forum Speakers
Jim Lee Chief Information Officer, Bamboo Insurance
Jim Lee is the Chief Information Officer at Bamboo Insurance and brings over 25 years in the consulting, capital markets and insurance industry. Prior to joining Bamboo, he was CIO at CNA National Warranty Company. Jim also served as CIO with Pacific Specialty Insurance Company (PSIC), Endurance Specialty Insurance and Marsh & McLennan Companies.
David Tobias Co-Founder & COO, Betterview
David Tobias is the Co-Founder & COO of Betterview, and has been in the insurance industry all his life. David co-founded Betterview (with David Lyman) to provide the insurance industry with Remote Property Intelligence for P&C Carriers. Betterview is a venture-backed San Francisco-based company with funding from the Insurance industry and Venture firms.
Nestor Solari Co-Founder and CEO, Sigo Seguros
Nestor Solari is Co-Founder and CEO of Sigo Seguros, an inclusive insurance provider focused on providing affordable access to car insurance. He founded Sigo while at business school after seeing family members struggle to buy auto insurance. Nestor began his career in Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs.
CJ Przybyl Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Snapsheet
CJ Przybyl is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Snapsheet where he focuses on innovation from ideation all the way through to launch and scale. He led the development and launch of Snapsheet Cloud, a SaaS claims platform that enables fully automated claims management from FNOL through reserving and payment.
Dan Woods Founder and CEO, Socotra
Dan Woods is the Founder and CEO of Socotra, the first modern, cloud-based platform for technology-driven insurers. Before Socotra, Dan did IT investing and portfolio management for Formation 8 Partners (now 8VC), where he specialized in data platforms and smart enterprise software.
Ekine Akuiyibo VP of Business Development and Deployments, Socotra
Ekine Akuiyibo is the Vice President of Business Development and Deployments at Socotra, where he oversees field engineering, product delivery, partnerships, training, and support. Prior to Socotra, Ekine spent 15 years in enterprise software development, sales, and services at Sun Microsystems, BAE Systems, and Oracle.
Matt Hamilton Director of Product, Socotra
Matt Hamilton is Socotra’s Director of Product and is responsible for conceptualizing, designing, and implementing the next wave of product capabilities for Socotra. Matt comes to Socotra from Guidewire, where he spent ten years building and leading the company’s product teams and has experience across the insurance policy lifecycle.