This is a special multi-guest episode with a “Whose Who” lineup of technology power players including Steve Anderson, CEO of Catalyt, Peter MacDonald, co-founder and CEO of Wunderite and Andrew Wynn, co-founder and CEO of Ascend. We get after all things independent insurance agents and technology. You don’t want to miss this episode…
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The Power Brokers on the Future of Insurtech
This is a special multi-guest episode of The Ryan Hanley Show with a “Who’s Who” lineup of technology power players including Steve Anderson, CEO of Catalyit, Peter MacDonald, Co-Founder & CEO of Wunderite, and Andrew Wynn, Co-Founder & CEO of Ascend.
We get after all things independent insurance agents and technology.
You don’t want to miss this episode…
- Peter explains how they came up with the idea of talking about the future of insurance technology. (7:44)
- Steve explains the Catalyit concept and what they do. (9:33)
- Andrew introduces himself and what Ascend does. (12:10)
- Peter shares his background and Wunderite’s concept. (14:17)
- Steve discusses how technology is becoming more accessible to the general public. (17:53)
- Peter believes that insurance agents have always had a perspective on customer service and that it has always been a high concern for agencies. (24:46)
- Andrew discusses his thought process for launching his own company. (29:07)
- Peter mentions that their company’s health insurance was recently changed this year and how technology was integrated into the sales demonstration. (36:38)
- According to Andrew, they wanted to create a solution that was more than just premium finance and gave a much better customer experience. (45:07)
- Peter explains how he came up with the idea for Wunderite. (47:36)
- Peter talks about the need for an ecosystem to support the tools that we want as agents. (1:02:00)
- “It’s not about technology, it’s about meeting the customer where they want to be.” – Steve Anderson
- “The future of InsurTech is really about empowering independent agents.” – Peter MacDonald
- “We wanted to build a product that delivers that better customer experience, while staying competitive on the rate.” – Andrew Wynn
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