Although the life insurance industry has been cautious by nature, data and technology are shifting the analysis of risk and enabling prudent underwriting without volatility.
Farron Blanc serves as the vice president of brokerage distribution and strategy for Legal & General America to drive growth and leverage technology within the brokerage channels.
Prior to joining LGA, he served as cofounder and CEO of Gerry, a concierge service that used data to help navigate long-term senior care. Additional ventures include leadership roles with global reinsurers, corporate venture capitalists and life insurance carriers.
He was named to Digital Insurance's 20 Insurance Innovators and Intelligent Insurer's Top 35 Young Executives.
Blanc holds a bachelor of economics degree from Queen's University in Ontario and a master of science degree in sustainable development and environmental economics from Imperial College London, where he graduated with merit.