The underlying theme of many old romantic movies was that, if only the young librarian took off her glasses and styled her hair, she’d be beautiful.
The theme of the 2019 Life Insurance Conference appears to be: Once life insurers re-do their information technology and added artificial intelligence and blockchain system, they could show those shallow mutual fund companies who’s boss.
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Insurtech dominated the conference exhibitor hall and the speaker list this week, in Baltimore.
LIMRA organized the three-day conference together with its sister organization, LOMA; the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI), and the Society of Actuaries (SOA).
David Levenson, who’s LIMRA’s new chief executive officer, and Susan Neely, who’s the ACLI’s new CEO, talked at a conference general session about how to stay relevant in a rapidly changing world.
Companies such as Andesa Services, Equisoft, FAST, Majesco, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, NTT Data, SE2, S&P Dow Jones Indices and Vitech were at the conference in force.