Episode 4 | June 18, 2021

InsurTech Growing Pains

Special Guest: Kabir Syed

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In this episode of The Insurance Technology Podcast, Reid speaks to Kabir Syed about the growing pains of new career paths, becoming an entrepreneur and moving on. They also dissect the limitations of legacy insurance business operations and the room for innovation through technology. Kabir’s colorful commentary about entrepreneur life and the opportunities for InsurTech today make this an exciting addition in Part 2 of this compelling conversation with “the man, the myth, the legend.”

Episode Highlights

  • An entrepreneur is born (3:06)
  • The story of RiskMatch (3:46)
  • The dilemma of selling your own company (6:49)
  • The insurance business ecosystem (10:51)
  • Inspiration from other industries (13:27)

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Guest Bio

Kabir Syed

Kabir Syed is the Founder & CEO of Ennabl, Inc., a bespoke cloud-based platform for insurance intermediaries. He has 28+ years in insurance at startups and large organizations. Kabir founded RiskMatch, a data analytics company in 2013 and exited to Bain Capital & Vista in 2017. Prior to that, he was at Marsh McLennan in various roles including strategy, operations, and marketing. Kabir sits on various boards for InsurTech and FinTech corporations.

“I always say, when you start a company you have to be naive because if you take the entire risk of it, you will never start a company.”

Kabir Syed

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