Episode 50 | June 2, 2023

For the Love of AI


In this episode of The Insurance Technology Podcast, Reid sits down with co-founder and CEO of Planck, Elad Tsur, to discuss Elad’s journey – from growing up in a village in Israel and going to college at the age of 14 to discovering machine learning in the Army and creating startups based on AI.

Tune in to hear more about Elad and his love for AI, which started way before it was an industry buzzword.

Episode Highlights

  • Finding sequences in hatchlings at the age of six (5:52)
  • Earning a bachelor’s degree + a high school diploma at the same time (7:08)
  • Discovering AI in the Army – before it was called AI (7:20)
  • Afraid of gene editing, not AI (45:43)

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About the Guest

Elad Tsur

Planck CEO and Co-Founder Elad Tsur has helped create an AI-based data platform for commercial insurance that enables insurers to grow new and organic business while drastically reducing their loss and expense ratios. Elad has in-depth expertise in AI and big data and is a nationally recognized expert in machine learning. Before founding Planck, he started BlueTail Corporation, which delivered the first comprehensive AI platform for customer relationship management and was acquired by Salesforce.com in 2012.

“I'm in love with AI, and I think that it's not that AI is the future. AI is here, and it only gets better and better and better.”

Elad Tsur

Co-Founder and CEO

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