CHICAGO: Celent, Insurance Thought Leadership and Strategy Meets Action to Help Judge Most Successful Carriers, Brokers, Leaders and Projects of 2019

Announced last week, the Insurance Nexus Awards 2019 will recognize and celebrate the teams, companies and individuals demonstrating truly innovative, impactful and lasting change in the North American Insurance Space. The Awards will be presented at an exclusive ceremony taking place on September 12th, 2019, at the Hilton Chicago Hotel, Chicago.

A panel of 15 judges will decide the eventual winners of the 15 awards categories, which between them recognize teams and leaders from across customer, claims and innovation units, as well as from product, business, brokering and leadership positions. Nominations open March 15th, closing May 17th, with Finalists announced by Insurance Nexus on June 17th.

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Insurance Nexus today released details of the judges confirmed to the panel so far:

  • Paul Carrol, Editor-in-Chief, Insurance Thought Leadership

  • Karlyn Carnahan, Head of P&C Insurance, Americas, Celent

  • Karen Furtado, Partner, Strategy Meets Action

  • Dawn LeBlanc, Managing Director, Hartford InsurTech Hub

  • Scott McCormick, President, Connected Vehicle Trade Association

  • Margaret Resce Milkint, Managing Partner, The Jacobson Group

  • Anthony O’Donnell, Executive Editor, Insurance Innovation Reporter

  • Nicole Cook, Managing Director, Global Insurance Accelerator

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It's important to recognize the leaders in innovation, both to encourage them in these complicated times and to help others see what real success looks like. Therefore, I’m honoured to be part of judging panel at Insurance Nexus Awards 2019”, said Paul Carrol, Editor-in-Chief, Insurance Thought Leadership.

The Awards offer the prestige of being recognized by the global insurance community, as well as a platform to network and find out about the very latest tech, mindsets and innovation adopted by likeminded companies. More information can be found on the awards website:, or please get in touch with Emma Sheard at


Emma Sheard

Head of Strategy

Insurance Nexus

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