The technology titans in insurance: a spotlight on AI and blockchain

Microsoft Reactor
Tuesday, 28 May 2019
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Young Members' event

In association with Microsoft

This event provided an overview of Insurtech in today's market, clarity on what Blockchain and AI are, along with an insight into how they are being utilised in insurance.

Audience members had the chance to hear from two panels of esteemed speakers on the opportunities created by Insurtech and how they as individuals, along with their organisations, can capitalise on them.

By the end of this event members will have gained an insight into:

  • The main technologies utilised in insurance, namely Blockchain and AI
  • The application of these technologies in insurance
  • How existing roles in the market will be enhanced and what new roles may be created by these technologies
  • What skills insurance professionals should develop to maximise their value to their organisations as these technologies advance

The evening wrapped up with a networking drinks reception, kindly hosted by AXA XL.

We would like to thank AXA XL for their generous support of this event


Blockchain panel:

Madeline Bailey, Strategic Change Professional

Hélène Stanway, Digital Leader, AXA XL

Areiel Wolanow, Managing Director, Finserv Experts Limited

AI panel:

Alanna Attwood, Insurance Technology Consultant, PWC (formerly seconded as the InsurTech Industry Lead - SBC Colab)

Alessandro Recino, Principal Cloud Solutions Architect Data & AI, Microsoft


Shân M. Millie, Founder, Bright Blue Hare

Photos courtesy of SEvans Photography


Please contact Gemma Warren (020 7397 3912) with any queries regarding this event.

  • Microsoft Reactor
  • 70 Wilson Street
  • London
  • EC2A 2DB
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Booking information:

You will be sent a confirmation email shortly after booking. If you have not received this within one hour, please contact Gemma Warren (07436 263847).

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