Nigel Walsh: Managing Director of Insurance, Google: Scaling up the future


This week we are talking to Nigel Walsh, Managing Director of Insurance, Google Cloud. You'll find out why Google launched its recent “start-up” - Google Cloud - growing in excess of 36% quarter to quarter. Nigel is well known for his love of insurance and engagement across a whole range of innovative topics. He relocated to the US from the UK last year so we get a perspective of how attitudes, and technology, vary on both sides of the Atlantic.

Topics include

  • What’s changed since the phrase “Insurtech” was invented 7 years ago
  • Are insurers returning as investors with a fresh appetite for innovation
  • Predicting the future and scoring past forecasts

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