Distinguished Speaker Series – Talk 06 – Athula Alwis

The Sixth 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). 

Talk Video: View the recorded talk from the youtube link below. The details of the talk, speaker bio, and other details are described below.

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

Speaker Bio: Athula Alwis, Chief Executive Officer 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. 

Additional Ways to view: You can listen to the talk via FBLive and YouTube Live as well.

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

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

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!