Sean Harper

Sean Harper

Sean Harper is the co-founder and CEO of Kin Insurance, an independent property insurance company that uses big data and machine learning to provide quick, fair and accurate insurance coverage for homeowners. The company aspires to protect the homes and livelihoods of millions of people living in high-risk areas around the country. The company is based in Chicago and currently provides homeowners coverage in Florida, Georgia and Texas, with plans to expand soon to the rest of the U.S.

Before starting Kin, Sean co-founded Fee Fighters (which was later sold to Groupon) and served as its chief executive officer. He also served as a venture capitalist and analyst at Longworth Venture Partners and William Blair Capital Partners and was a corporate strategy consultant at Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

He holds a B.A. in computer science and economics from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Recent Articles by Sean Harper

Here Is How to Make Flood Insurance Work

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) needs to change. It was $30 billion in debt last year (though Congress forgave $16 billion of that), its flood maps are woefully outdated and its incentives are out of whack – while the riskiest homes it insures make up just 2% of premiums, they account for 25% of […]

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