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Insurance Disrupted | 2015 - Inside Look at the Digital Tipping Point. #insdisrupt, #instech, #insurtech | Learn More http://ow.ly/RqkYz
Insurance Disrupted | 75+ digitally born companies in Silicon Valley are in the process of redefining the rules of the insurance industry.
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Insurance Disrupted - Almost Sold Out! Hurry! Reg. http://ow.ly/UIqhM  #InsDisrupt #InsTech
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Join Us In Opening Insurance’s Largest Innovation Accelerator! At #InsDisrupt 2015 Reg. http://ow.ly/UzMr8
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Listen to 2 Speakers for #InsDisrupt 2015 on @DenimRivet http://ow.ly/Uu3YX hosted by @gbaileyco w guest Adam Cassady of @TycheRisk
Adam Cassady is the Co-Founder & CEO of Tyche, which is using predictive analytics, machine learning and natural language processing to transform insurance data into revolutionary risk intelligence. Thank you to our episode sponsor Melius. I’m excited to make a new report available entitled Six Insurance Industry Predictions for 2016. With 2016 just around the corner, don’t […]
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#Insurance transformation's goal? Engage & keep intelligent digital customers! Rd. http://ow.ly/UiFgi via @Encountry #insdisrupt
Over the past 12 years, Ariadne Capital & entrepreneurcountry have been able to back game changing companies. The defining attribute these companies have displayed has been their ability to create an ecosystem where everyone wins. Ecosystem Economics™ TM™ is the enabiling force that allows for ...
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Listen to 2 Speakers for #InsDisrupt 2015 on the @DenimRivet http://ow.ly/UcSjb hosted by @gbaileyco w guest @bheme of @InsuranceAccel
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#InsuranceInnovation. What works? http://ow.ly/TGF1e | Survey via @Celent_Research @SVI_Center| #InsurTech #InsDisrupt
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Day 1 of Insurance Disrupted Silicon Valley 2015 via Dave Dias of Insurance Thought Leadership #insurtech #insdisrupt
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Is Insurance Embracing Open Innovation? Yes! Rd. http://ow.ly/UCDf2 by @little_lawlor via @socialmediaweek #insdisrupt #insurtech
Insurance companies aren't half as worried about FinTech start-ups as analysts might think; if insurers can't beat them, they will join them. Insurance com
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Digital #Disruption in #InsuranceDistribution? It impacts carriers too! Rd http://ow.ly/UzKut by @MatthewLBrodsky #instech #insdisrupt
More insurance distribution channels are opening up, which could disrupt business for both underwriters and brokers.
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Join @dianeguganig at @SVI_Center for Insurance Disrupted 2015 Reg. http://ow.ly/Tb8dR #InsTech #InsDisrupt
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Join #InsDisrupt to hear how @Donald_Light from @Celent_Research is transforming #Insurance http://goo.gl/al1Exw
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Principal Analyst - Silicon Valley Innovation Center
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Principal / Founder / Trainer, Spice Catalyst, Digital Leadership Development

Mike helps executives and companies build insight, skills, and connections to succeed in a world driven by digital innovation. He is a recognized author, analyst, speaker and trainer in digital strategy, innovation, transformation and leadership. He is author of “Competing for the Digital Future | A Leadership Program for Digital Strategy and Transformation, and the book, “Creating Insanely Great Customers | Always On Innovation”.

Mike is the Principal Analyst for the Silicon Valley Innovation Center. There, Mike leads the Industry Innovation Acceleration Program. The Innovation Acceleration Program provides industry executives insight and connections to emerging technology, companies, and trends within silicon valley critical to the future of their organization and the leadership skills they need to capitalize on them.

As a founder and principal of Spice Catalyst, an “Agile Business Acceleration firm”, Mike develops and leads digital strategy, transformation, and leadership training programs for entrepreneurs, executives, product and marketing managers.

Mike worked for Steve Jobs as one of Apple’s first product managers and has also worked in a leadership role for Silicon Graphics and Adobe Systems as well as a number of hi tech startups. He has consulted for start ups and fortune companies including Boeing, AT&T, HP, Shell Oil, IBM Global Services, and CISCO.

He is an experienced leader with background as an entrepreneur, product management, product marketing, business development, technology evangelism, channel development and management, digital transformation, and as industry analyst and strategist. Background that gives him unique insight into what it takes to create insanely great teams, products and companies.

Mike lives in Silicon Valley with his wife and two daughters. His passions include playing jazz drums, skiing, biking, and hiking. He is also plays a key role in theVocari Leadership Venture a transformational leadership program for college students.

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Author - Speaker - Consultant
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Business, Product, Marketing Strategy - Creating Insanely Great Customers
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  • Spice Catalyst
    Principal, 2012 - present
    Chief Innovation Officer
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