The Data Standard

The role of data in the insurance space with Kevin Mahoney
Kevin Mahoney, Vice President of Data Science at Travelers sits down with TDS to discuss data in the insurance space.

Episode Summary

In the insurance industry, big data is the name of the game. It provides valuable insights into all facets of company operations and performance – from consumer behavior to underwriting practices to the ROI of marketing campaigns. Companies that want to leverage that information into actionable insights turn to big data analytics. Big data technology has created an endless stream of opportunities, which have resulted in an increase in its usage – especially in the insurance and insurtech industry. Overall, big data in the insurance industry has helped businesses make processes more efficient, save on costs, predict behaviors to develop better products, and increase productivity. And big data technology isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Join TDS and Kevin Mahoney as he discusses how analytics helps the insurance industry.

Meet The Host

Catherine Tao

Data scientist at The Data Standard

Catherine Tao is a tech enthusiast looking for new methods for building connections with businesses around the world. Her extensive knowledge of data science allowed her to develop new solutions and implement them into existing ecosystems. She is currently working as a Data scientist and Exclusive Podcast Producer at The Data Standard.

Meet The Guest

Kevin Mahoney

Vice President of Data Science at Travelers

Kevin Mahoney has been working at Travelers since 2006. 15+ years of predictive modeling and property-casualty insurance expertise. Previously, he was a pension actuary at Hewitt Associates in Boston. Kevin is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and has a Master’s Degree in Statistics from Harvard University. Previous to joining the actuarial profession, Kevin served 12 years in the United States Coast Guard and is a 1997 graduate of the Coast Guard Academy.