Insurtech Advisors' Mission

Insurtech Advisors is dedicated to helping regional insurance carriers find and partner with Insurtechs enabling you to thrive and continue to meet the needs of your customers, clients, and independent agents.

We know what it means to be a regional carrier, and we know the Insurtech landscape.  We save you time, money, and wasted efforts and help you test and partner with the most appropriate Insurtechs for your organization.

We work closely with your team to identify opportunities and aspirations and then personally curate and introduce you to the best Insurtechs to pilot.

Our Services

Curating the Insurtech Ecosystem

Curating the Insurtech ecosystem

We know Insurtechs! We introduce you to only relevant Insurtechs, saving you precious time and effort.

Growing your business

Growing your business

We focus on evaluating Insurtechs that will help you grow, retain, and deepen client relations, improve operational efficiencies, & improve the customer experience.

Identifying & executing appropriate POCs

Identifying & executing appropriate POCs

As insurance practitioners, we work with you to identify the best areas of your business for appropriate POCs.

Attention to cultural fit

Attention to cultural fit

We know that your culture is unique. We make sure the Insurtechs we introduce can work within your unique corporate personality.

Working across insurance business lines

Working across business lines

We help you apply Insurtech advances across all lines and functions (Business, Personal, Specialty, Claims, Fraud, SIU, Customer Service, etc.)

Bringing new ideas to market - fast

Bringing new ideas to market - fast

We have proven methodologies to bring new ideas to market quickly

Our Team

Kaenan Hertz

Dr. Kaenan Hertz

Managing Partner

Kaenan is the Managing Partner for Insurtech Advisors.  He is a professional in the areas of blockchain, telematics, wearables, analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), and insurtech.  He has played a key role in innovating many start-ups and established carriers. He strategically shaped their customer experience and enhanced their business using digital, broker, and traditional contact center channels.

Zayn Khan

Zayn Kahn

Zayn is a creative agency leader with diverse experience spanning Europe, North America, and Asia as both an agency CEO and a chief strategist. Zayn champions the link between creativity and marketing effectiveness, and as a trained architect he is passionate about the roles innovation and design play in business, brand, and culture.

Zayn ensures that we are connected to the vibrant Insurtech ecosystem coming out of Singapore and Asia.

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Doug Rose

Doug is a 25 year veteran of the venture capital and start-up world. He has successfully funded and bought over 30 companies across various industries. He is an accomplished CEO who brings a wealth of experience in scaling and building businesses.

Book a Consultation

Please click below to book an initial consultation.  We are happy to learn more about your organization and share with you some of the learnings we have from working with other carriers and Insurtechs.

Selected Case Studies

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Improving Inspections

Working with a regional carrier we were able to introduce policy holder and agent home inspections. This reduced costs, improved customer experience, and shortened the underwriting time.

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IoT implementation

Developed a model to estimate ROI. Identified potential IoT vendors and helped develop the POC. Carrier was able to gain senior executive buy-in to launch the IoT pilot. Identified metrics to track and measure success.

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Commercial lines digital quote and buy platform

We helped a global re-insurer assess insurtechs offering core system functionality. The identified insurtechs could launch a product in under 3 months. Significantly shorter than working thru traditional and legacy systems.

Latest Insurtech Blog

2020 Insurtech Year in Review: Amazon versus the Brokers

I trust you were able to take some quality downtime with your family to recharge and reflect on the monumentally different year we have lived through. I wish you, your colleagues, friends, and family a healthy, safe, and fulfilled year for 2021. I wanted to share with you my closing thoughts for 2020 in Insurtech […]

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$152,542: Unpacking Insurtech Root’s 3Q2020 Earnings

Insurtech Root Insurance just held its first earnings call as a publicly-traded company. Investors don’t seem too pleased with the results. The stock was down nearly 10% in after-hours trading (8:15PM). Adding insult to injury, the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services today levied civil penalties against Root and Allstate Insurance for canceling policies violating state COVID-19 emergency orders. […]

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Insurtech Root & Mediaalpha IPO. Why your Board should care

Today, Insurtechs Root Insurance and Mediaalpha went public. Root was able to set their IPO price above the original estimate of $27, which will net them about $725 million, plus another $500 million from 2 private investors for a total of $1.25B. WOW! They now have a market capitalization of $7B. However, the market was […]

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Book a Consultation

Please click below to book an initial consultation.  We are happy to learn more about your organization and share with you some of the learnings we have from working with other carriers and Insurtechs.