Kaenan Hertz, PHD

Kaenan is a professional in the areas of block chain, 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 and traditional contact center and third party channels.

James Cummings is an analyst at Insurtech Advisors and a full-time MBA Candidate at the NYU Stern School of Business. At Insurtech Advisors, James evaluates opportunities for insurance carriers to partner with early-stage technology startups.
Before joining Insurtech Advisors, James worked as an Underwriter at Travelers, focusing on clients and risks in the construction industry. While at Travelers, James used data to evaluate the frequency and severity of claim activity, as well as the retention of key accounts. Prior to Travelers, James served as an officer in the U.S. Army, earning the rank of Captain.
Levi is a 3D artist and motion designer at Insurtech Advisors. Levi creates marketing and informational content suitable to clients in the ever-evolving digital landscape.
Prior to interning for Insurtech Advisors, Levi was a production intern for The Simpsons and worked on the set of MTV’s True Life. He is a current senior at the Rochester Institute of Technology, pursuing a degree in Film & Animation, with a concentration in 3D Animation. He works at RIT Production Services, serving as a 3D and motion graphics artist. Levi actively seeks to provide an innovative means of storytelling to corporate branding while capitalizing on current creative industry trends.

Ruhi Gupta is an analyst at Insurtech Advisors.  At Insurtech Advisors, Ruhi undertakes due diligence to evaluate the investment potential for identified insurtech start-ups.

Ruhi is pursuing her MBA at the NYU Stern School of Business with concentrations in Innovation and Finance. Prior to joining Insurtech Advisor’s team, she worked in defense contracting executing projects for the federal government with a focus on the aerospace and defense sector.

Albert Sung is an analyst at Insurtech Advisors. Albert evaluates early stage technology startups that can add value and work synergistically with small to medium size insurance companies.

Before joining Insurtech Advisors, Albert was an Enterprise Risk Services intern at Deloitte in S. Korea, focusing on regulatory risks in the financial services industry as well as certain supply chain initiatives. While at Deloitte, Albert researched and formulated strategies for SOD management, supply chain management and big data initiatives for clients. He is in his final year of undergraduate studies pursuing a Bachelors of Arts in Design with a concentration in Service Design and Design Thinking at the School of the Arts Institute of Chicago. He is also currently pursuing a CFA Designation.

Advisory Board

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.