Jimmy Spears, Author at Insurance Thought Leadership




Jimmy Spears

Jimmy Spears

James Spears is head of automotive at Tractable. He supports the North America leadership in driving adoption of Tractable’s AI products.

Spears joined Tractable after 30-plus years working in the insurance and automotive industry, where he led USAA’s auto claims experience and global auto physical damage operations and strategy and led the strategic initiatives team at Farmers Insurance.

He also served 13 years in the U.S. Army and is a combat veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.

Recent Articles by Jimmy Spears

Touchless Auto Claims: One Year On

Just a bit more than a year ago, a driver made a phone call to their insurance company — and made history. How? Well, the insurance claim that followed was the first-ever completely touchless claim — in that it was entirely carried out by a trained artificial intelligence (AI). The AI received pictures of the […]

5 Things to Know When Integrating AI

In my 30 years in the industry, I have seen several great advances in claims processing, but nothing as exciting as AI.  The benefits of applying AI can be transformational, not only when it comes to cost control and claims acceleration, but also in providing an exceptional customer experience.  Several players are promoting AI technologies […]

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