Join Vertafore® for DISRUPT16 to Address InsurTech Disruption

October 4, 2016 /

Industry’s Only Virtual Event Welcomes Insurance Professionals from around the Country to Connect and Share Best Practices for Thriving in Today’s Evolving Digital Landscape Bothell, WA. – October 4, 2016 – Vertafore, the leader in modern insurance technology, today kicked off DISRUPT16, the second annual virtual conference bringing insurance professionals together to hear from industry thought leaders and discuss best practices for embracing digital disruption. The complimentary online event begins at 9:00 a.m. PDT with the opening keynote presentation “Lean in to the Future of Insurance,” by Ryan Hanley, SVP of marketing at and host of Agency Nation Radio. Registered attendees will have access to all the components of a live conference including inspiring keynote speakers, live interactive chats, prizes and an exhibit hall.

More than 15 informational sessions will take place throughout the day, covering trends in insurance technology (InsurTech) and providing actionable insights on how to stay competitive and relevant in today’s evolving digital landscape. Exclusive content including eBooks and videos will be available alongside a networking lounge for attendees to connect with thousands other insurance professionals from around the country. The interactive event will end with a dynamic closing panel, “Leaning into Disruption: Lessons to Take Back,” moderated by Steve Anderson, president of The Anderson Network and agency technology authority.

What: DISRUPT 16 When: Today, October 4, 2016 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT  Where: Cost: Free  Speakers: 

  • Ryan Hanley, SVP of Marketing at
  • Steve Anderson, President at The Anderson Network
  • John Acosta, Account Executive at United Western Insurance Brokers
  • Jason Brudnick, VP of Operations at Risk Strategies Company
  • Dana Coates, President & CEO at United Western Insurance Brokers
  • Sandie Mathewson, Operations & HR Manager at Rice Insurance

“Today’s forward-thinking insurance professionals understand that addressing digital disruption and the growing InsurTech movement head-on is a community effort,” said Tara Beeby, director of customer marketing at Vertafore. “With insight from our speakers and discourse among peers, attendees will leave DISRUPT with a better understanding of the future possibilities for agents, carriers, MGAs and MGUs, and insurance businesses everywhere to leverage technology to usher in a new era of insurance.”

In addition to thought leadership content, a virtual exhibit hall is available for Vertafore users to learn about recent updates to its most popular products such as BenefitPoint®, ImageRight®, QQCatalyst®, ReferenceConnect®, SalesTrack, Sircon®, Vertafore Mobile and the Vertafore Agency Platform™. For those unable to attend, presentations will be available online following the event. Register now to ensure continued access to content from the industry’s only virtual conference, here.   



About Vertafore  Vertafore’s comprehensive insurance management software solutions lead brokers and carriers to adapt to an evolving insurance industry to efficiently scale their businesses through deeper access to information and insights. The Vertafore product line is built on a platform, empowering customers and other solution providers to adapt and thrive as the market changes. Vertafore’s platform features fast innovation, partnerships with the best technology companies, and customizable solutions to help companies remain independent during a time of industry disruption. As the leader in modern insurance technology with the largest customer base in the industry, Vertafore connects every point of the distribution channel, from agencies and carriers to MGAs, MGUs, and state governments. For more information about Vertafore, visit, read the company’s blog, and follow the company on TwitterLinkedin, and Facebook.

About RiskMatch RiskMatch is a business intelligence and analytics company that delivers a suite of web-based solutions for insurance brokers and underwriters throughout the U.S. Its patented platform delivers an array of portfolio management, analytic and data management services designed to enable brokers and underwriters to enhance performance, reduce costs, facilitate growth, and improve their client service capabilities. For more information, visit the RiskMatch site.


Brian Brady Public Relations Manager, Vertafore +1 (720) 787-3114

Alex Stanton Stanton Public Relations & Marketing +1 (212) 780-0701

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