Develop corporate venture capabilities. Source, develop and launch new products/services. Create company’s response to disruptive market changes. Work with Investment team to identify target sectors.Build consensus amongst stakeholders.
- Successfully launched non-insurance business in the market. Exceeded all targets by 20%+
- Core member of the team that setup innovation infrastructure.
- Identified over $1B in loss/expense reduction opportunities related to water, fire, theft and collision; Partnership discussions and user testing underway to address $150M worth of total opportunity.
- Set up corporate venture capabilities - processes, relationships, dealflow etc.
- Developed 'Internet of Things' strategy for the firm - connected home, connected car
- Created proof of concept of a transformational Web 2.0 product within 6 weeks of conception. Product received the highest customer test score for all ideas tested in 2013.
- Instrumental in sourcing, cultivating and forming relationships with leading companies - Nest, Lyft, Mobileye etc.