AIP LIVE Special – Digital Transformation


Theresa is the founder of the Asia InsurTech Podcast and a Thought Leader on innovation in insurance in Asia. She has worked for ten years for leading multinational insurers in Europe and Asia before turning to management consulting and venture building with the goal of transforming the insurance industry and helping shape its future in the region.

Michael Waitze worked in Global Finance for more than 20 years, employed by firms like Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, primarily in Tokyo.  Michael lived and worked in Tokyo from February 1990 until December 2011.  Michael always maintained a particular focus on how technology could be used to make businesses more efficient and to drive P/L growth. Michael is a leader in the digital media space, building one of the biggest and fastest-growing podcast listener bases in the region.  His show has listeners in more than 170 countries and his company, Michael Waitze Media produces some of Asia’s most popular podcasts.

Experienced leader empowering Insurers to drive growth through digital transformation. Shefali is passionate about building business solutions based on the transformation power of digital and data - pushing innovation boundaries – exploring the possibilities for technology impact on business.

Yash Jain

Digital insurance executive with more than 15 years of professional experience with passion to advance the traditional insurance model through digital innovation and an ecosystem based approach to meeting customer needs, with data at the heart of everything. Yash has previously worked with organisations like Aegon , Swiss Re , Generali and ICIC Prudential.

Dipu KV

Mr KV Dipu is President and Head of Operations & Customer Service at Bajaj Allianz General Insurance. A management graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, he spearheads the digital transformation drive at Bajaj Allianz, leveraging start-ups from fintech/insure tech globally, while leading a team of ~ 1000 people in nearly 200 locations. He joined Bajaj Allianz in 2016 after a stellar career of nearly 20 years with GE Capital.

Ankur Kamboj

Ankur is Cofounder & COO of Roadzen. Roadzen works with 45+ Global Insurance / Non-insurance partners to transform the industry. Prior to starting Roadzen, Ankur spent his 12 years working with global MNCs and being responsible to bring innovation and delivering better user experience to consumers. His core focus has been last-mile touch points and how to empower them for better decisioning using technology. He worked at organisations like AXA Assistance, CitiFinancial, Samsung, Mahindra, Carnation and Nestle. His mantra is to build long term partnerships to scale up together.

Jyoti Swarup

With two decades insightful learning’s across retail banking ,wealth and bancassurance covering sales distribution ,strategic alliances ,digital partnerships and product management.

The current global pandemic has accelerated digital transformation in the insurance industry globally. From insurance distribution to digital claims, insurers are digitising along the value chain. But how to prioritise investments? And are required skills readily available?

In our AIP LIVE special on Monday, 8th June we discussed digital transformation strategies in the Indian market with Yash Jain, Dipu KV, Shefali Sonpar, Ankur Kamboj and Jyoti Swarup.

If you would like to hear more from our guests speakers, listen to the episodes with Shefali.

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