20 insurance innovators to know

t’s an exciting time for insurance. Startup activity and investment — $1.7 billion in 2016, according to CB Insights — are at an all-time high as the growing cohort of “insurtechs” targets legacy processes for digital reinvention. On the carrier side, visionary executives are spearheading internal efforts to emulate those companies’ abilities to ideate, iterate and execute on a 21st-century timeline. Over the past several months, Digital Insurance consulted with experts across the industry to assemble this list of 20 innovators who are truly leading insurance into a new era defined by digital efficiencies and effectiveness.