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S2E12: Gregory Bailey’s Journey to Build Denim®

In this week’s episode, we’ve turned the tables on Denim Rivet. Brian Hemesath, Managing Director of the Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA), interviews the CEO & Co-Founder of Denim and the founder and host of this podcast, Gregory Bailey.

Special Edition: 2017 TransUnion Insurance Summit – LIVE

The Denim Rivet is back with another special edition episode! This time we’ve recorded in front of a live studio audience full of insurance industry executives at the 2017 TransUnion Insurance Summit in downtown Chicago. In this episode, we’re joined by Jeff Reynolds, VP of Insurance Product Development, and Robin Wagner, Senior VP of International Insurance.

S2E11: DIY Inspections with ViewSpection

Denim Rivet is back this week with Jim Gardner, co-founder and CEO of ViewSpection from Tucson, Arizona. Jim and ViewSpection participated in the 2017 edition of the Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA) in Des Moines. And get this – Jim first reached out to Denim Rivet host, Gregory Bailey and the GIA after listening to the Denim Rivet podcast! 

S2E10: Social Media and Social Selling with Robert Knop

On today’s episode of Denim Rivet, we’re talking social media and social selling with the founder and CEO of Assist You Today, Robert Knop. Believe it or not, Robert started his long road to the financial services industry with a fine arts degree.

Special Edition: 2017 Global Insurance Symposium

In this special edition episode of Denim Rivet, we welcome the co-chairs of the 2017 Global Insurance Symposium. Laura Beebe and Kay Godfredsen join us for an exciting discussion and provide all the details you’ll need for this year’s fourth annual symposium.

S2E9: Mike Schreurs, Strategic America – Part 2

On today’s episode of Denim Rivet, we continue our conversation with Mike SchreursChairman and Chief Strategist of Strategic America. Our conversation with Mike was so, riveting, we decided to break the interview into two parts.

S2E8: Mike Schreurs, Strategic America – Part 1

After a mid-season break, we’re back on Denim Rivet with Mike SchreursChairman and Chief Strategist of Strategic America. Our conversation with Mike was so, riveting, we’ve decided to break the interview into two parts.

S2E7: 2017 Cohort of the Global Insurance Accelerator

On today’s episode, we welcome back Brian Hemesath, Managing Director of the Global Insurance Accelerator. Brian is here with a rundown of the GIA’s 2017 cohort–namely six startups that, under mentorship from multiple volunteer mentors, are aiming to put a large dent in the insuretech ecosystem.

S2E6: Insurance Innovation and Insurtech with Paul Tyler

On this episode of Denim Rivet, Gregory talks insurance innovation and insurtech with special guest, Paul Tyler, Chief Marketing Officer of Phoenix Life Insurance Company in Hartford, CT.

Paul has been monitoring the pulse of the insurtech ecosystem and its intersection with innovation and marketing strategy.

S2E5: Iowa Insurance Commissioner, Nick Gerhart

On today’s episode of Denim Rivet, we’re joined by a repeat guest and friend of Gregory’s, that’s Iowa Insurance Commissioner, Nick Gerhart. Shortly after recording this episode, Nick announced his resignation and that he would not seek another term as Commissioner.