Wes Thompson is founder and CEO of Emerge.me, a startup that has created the first virtual adviser for emergency insurance to address the growing financial gaps in health insurance coverage. A former president of Sun Life Financial U.S., he has been in the insurance industry for more than 30 years.
Entrepreneurship is not for everyone, especially in the traditionally complex and conservative insurance business. Honing skills as an “intrapreneur” enables success in a large corporate environment while also developing the mindset to take the leap as an entrepreneur. An intrapreneur is very much like an entrepreneur, except an intrapreneur is an innovator and change agent within […]