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October 1, 2015 — 8009 views

The $5 Trillion Insurance Industry Is Getting a Digital Board of Directors

Oct. 1,  2015
San Mateo, CA


>> Silicon Valley Innovation Center and Insurance Thought Leadership to Partner on New Insurance Innovation Program

San Mateo, CA, Oct. 1, 2015 – Silicon Valley Innovation Center (SVIC) and Insurance Thought Leadership (ITL) are partnering on a new innovation program for insurance executives. This new program is called SVIC 2016 Digital Leadership Program for Insurance.

With the industry at a digital tipping point, the program will accelerate the development of a new generation of digital insurance leaders through an executive development and strategy program that creates a continuing innovation dialogue between cutting-edge firms in Silicon Valley and forward-thinking executives from established insurance companies, to create next-generation insurance companies and products. If you’re a senior executive in insurance, you want to join this conversation!

The program will launch at the “Insurance Disrupted | Silicon Valley | 2015 Conference, November 19th & 20th, in Palo Alto, CA. Registration is via Eventbrite. Press passes are available by contacting SVIC.

The SVIC 2016 Digital Leadership Program for Insurance ignites a dialogue on disruptive innovation across Silicon Valley and the established industry through a series of Conferences, as well as leadership and innovation development and connections to leading innovative disruptors.

Participants will explore the digital future of insurance, learn new insights and best practices and develop a disruptive innovation agenda that accelerates the dialogue, connections and investments required to build a digital generation of the industry. The events and executive development courses are open to anyone. Corporate subscriptions and sponsorships provide group discounts and participation in defining the program’s agenda and initiatives such as innovation accelerators.

SVIC / ITL Partnership: SVIC is the program organizer and producer. ITL is a founding member of the program’s advisory board and will be instrumental in creating the executive development programs and in curating the program’s thought leadership content. Additional partners and sponsors will be announced.

“As one of our key board advisers, Insurance Thought Leadership brings an unparalleled leadership focus, integrity, knowledge, depth and breadth to this program. We are excited to have them as a partner.” — Mike Connor, VP Industry Innovation Acceleration Programs, Silicon Valley Innovation Center.

“SVIC’s program is an industry and innovation game changer. It creates an open innovation dialogue and platform that connects the world’s most powerful innovation engine, Silicon Valley, and one of the world’s largest industries, insurance. The participants in this program will set and implement the agenda for the digital future of insurance. We are excited to be a key partner in establishing and guiding it.” — Paul Carroll, Chief Executive Officer & Editor-in-Chief, Insurance Thought Leadership.

Insurance Thought Leadership (ITL)

ITL is a platform where the smartest people can share their best ideas about every form of insurance, about all the issues that come up as policyholders try to wring the most value out of that insurance and about all the disruptive forces, including digital technology, that are transforming the industry.

Silicon Valley Innovation Center (SVIC)

SVIC promotes the spirit of innovation throughout the world by providing leadership programs and creating connections between companies, industries and governments and the incredible innovation within Silicon Valley that is reshaping our global society and economy.



Wayne Allen
Chief Operating Officer
Insurance Thought Leadership
949 228 2464

Michael Connor
VP Industry Innovation Acceleration Programs
Silicon Valley Innovation Center
650 814 0511


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