Amit graduated from Lancaster University in England and started his actuarial career in 2001 with Farmers Insurance Group working on pricing personal lines auto and homeowners insurance and reserving workers compensation. He then joined RMS as a product manager for the financial module of their catastrophe modelling software. Since 2010 he has been assisting various startup companies in Silicon Valley with their unique insurance needs as well as consulting with mid-size insurance carriers.
Dion started his actuarial career in Australia, qualifying as a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia, and then gaining an MBA, while working in auto and home insurance pricing and portfolio management for Insurance Australia Group, the largest insurer in the country. He moved over to consulting, working on a number of non-traditional projects including media effectiveness modeling for telecommunications companies, demand modeling and price optimization. Within what was then Australia’s largest independent actuarial consulting firm, he started and led a software development division. His team developed innovative insurance-specific applications for competitor monitoring and portfolio management. His thirst for fostering innovation within the global insurance industry then brought him to San Francisco.