Vertafore Reveals the Top 25 Disruptors, Recognizes the Most Influential and Innovative People in InsurTech

September 29, 2016 /

List Celebrates Insurance Technology Thought Leaders Spanning Startup Founders, Industry Analysts, Investors, and More in Advance of Vertafore’s DISRUPT16 Virtual Conference on October 4 Bothell, WA. – September 29, 2016 – Vertafore, the leader in modern insurance technology, today revealed the Top 25 Disruptors – a list celebrating the 25 most influential and innovative people in the insurance technology (InsurTech) industry. This list of thought leaders includes social media influencers, industry analysts, investors, startup founders and advisors, corporate executives, and more, each recognized for their role in furthering digital disruption and accelerating innovation in the growing InsurTech market. The list is being released in advance of Vertafore’s second annual virtual conference, DISRUPT16. Taking place on October 4, 2016, the online event will bring together thousands of insurance professionals for sessions and networking focused on the shifting digital landscape. 

The Top 25 Disruptors list is comprised of leaders at major corporations including Deloitte, founders at startups such as Lemonade and AskKodiak, investors from the likes of AXA Strategic Ventures, startup accelerator program directors driving innovation from around the world, and those guiding the industry as analysts at CB Insights and Forrester. Together, they are at the forefront of propelling the InsurTech industry forward while reshaping the business of insurance today and evolving the consumer experience of tomorrow.

“Disruption is hitting the insurance industry more rapidly than ever, and much of the success InsurTech has achieved in 2016 can be attributed to the efforts of these 25 individuals,” said Bruce Winterburn, VP of industry relations at Vertafore. “We look forward to working alongside this distinguished group to maintain the growing interest and innovation in InsurTech through 2017 and beyond.”

Vertafore is the largest provider of insurance technology in the industry, with more than 45 years of experience facilitating the distribution of insurance. The company is one of the premiere thought leaders on the topic of industry disruption, creating valueable content for those in the industry aiming to survive and thrive in an era of digital disruption.

Employees across the distribution channel are urged to register for DISRUPT16 to learn more about the evolving issues influencing the InsurTech market.  This conference, only in its second year, has quickly become the largest online conference in the insurance industry and a “can’t miss” event for anyone interested in the future of insurance.




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.

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

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