Speaker Series

CUFSAA-NA Distinguished Speaker Series

Table of Contents

  1. Distinguished Speaker Series – Talk 06 (April 25, 2023 at 10:30am Eastern Time)
  2. Upcoming Talks of the Series
  3. Concluded Talks

The Next Talk of the CUFSAA-NA Distinguished Speaker Series organized in association with the Faculty of Science, University of Colombo will be delivered by Athula Alwis on April 25th 2023, 10:30AM Eastern Time (April 25th 2023, 8:00pm Sri Lankan Time).  The details of the talk and ways to join and listen to the talk are described below.

Title: The Role of InsureTech Startups in the US Commercial Insurance Industry

Speaker Bio: Athula Alwis, Chief Executive Officer of ALLDIGITAL SPECIALITY. Athula has 30 years of insurance and reinsurance broking experience at premium global companies, such as Chubb, Willis Re, QBE, and Munich Re. He helped guide Freedom Specialty, a startup capitalized by Scottsdale Insurance, into a success with over $400M in revenue within five years. Athula is a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries since 1995 and a Member of the Joint Program Committee for Reinsurance Seminars since 2011. He received a MASTER OF SCIENCE in Mathematics from Syracuse University in 1989 and a BACHELOR OF SCIENCE from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka with First Class Honors in Mathematics in 1984. 

How to Join: Speaker Series talks are delivered via ZOOM.

The talk will be on: April 25th, 2023 10:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Meeting ID: 838 0886 2050
Passcode: 983147

The talk will be delivered via FB Live and YouTube Live. If you run into registration issues, please join us via FB Live or YouTube Live.

We sincerely thank Prof. Sanjeewa Perera, Head of the Department, Department of Mathematics, University of Colombo for delivering the vote of thanks.

This talk is moderated by Prof. Chandana Goonetilleke on behalf of the Speaker Series subcommittee of CUFSAA-NA.

Upcoming Talks of the Speaker Series for 2023

  • Dr. Ranga Dias

Please visit this webpage often to see updates and to join us at upcoming talks of the series.

Concluded Talks of the Speaker Series

These are the concluded talks of the series available as on demand videos for you to view at your leisure.

CUFSAA Distinguished Speaker Series is organized by the Speaker Series subcommittee of CUFSAA-NA in association with the Faculty of Science, University of Colombo.  If you would like to contact the subcommittee please write to us at speaker-series@cufsaa.org. We are particularly interested in hearing from our members with topic and speaker suggestions. Thank you!

CUFSAA Speaker Series – Introductory Video