Founding members offer deep expertise in insurance and financial services
BOSTON, February 22, 2023 – Earnix, the market-leading provider of intelligent cloud-based real-time rating, dynamic pricing, and product personalization solutions for insurers and banks, announced today the appointment of Mike Keller, Board Member at Guidewire and Encova Insurance, and Scott Fitzgerald, Chief Marketing Officer at Intapp, to its newly-formed advisory board. The advisory board will support the company’s global growth, providing actionable advice, industry insights, and market perspectives that help guide the executive team and Board of Directors.
“Earnix is solidifying its position as the premier provider of mission-critical solutions and remains focused on assisting the world’s leading financial and insurance companies address the growing demands of their customers,” said Robin Gilthorpe, CEO, Earnix. “With the advisory board, Earnix will enhance its situational and strategic awareness to ensure our customers’ success. Mike and Scott each bring extensive experience in the insurance and financial services industries. Their input will be invaluable, enabling Earnix to further innovate in new areas, as well as to extend how it supports insurers and banks in meeting their business goals.”
Keller is a member of the Guidewire Software board of directors, Chair of the Compensation Committee, and Chair of the Guidewire Customer Strategic Advisory Council. He is also a member of the Encova Mutual Insurance Group board of directors and Chair of the Technology and Cybersecurity Committee. From June 2001 to June 2018, Keller was the Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Nationwide Insurance and Financial Services. From January 1998 to May 2001, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at JP Morgan Chase.
“The impact of technology in the insurance industry is large and growing rapidly,” said Keller. “Earnix is the clear leader in applying cloud-based AI capabilities to advance critical pricing, rating, and underwriting operations. I am excited to join them as a strategic adviser."
Fitzgerald is the Chief Marketing Officer of Intapp. His past roles include Chief Marketing Officer of Duck Creek Technologies, Senior Vice President of Marketing for BlueSnap, and Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Product Line Manager of ACI Worldwide. He received an MBA from the Babson F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.
“Financial services institutions are accelerating investment in technology-led change,” said Fitzgerald. “Cloud-based solutions are transforming the customer experience and driving growth across the entire industry. I am excited to participate in the next phase of Earnix’s evolution.”
The creation of the advisory board, leveraging the expertise of accomplished business leaders, is another strategic step for Earnix. Capitalizing on the insights of seasoned leaders, the company intends to not only assist insurers and banks in meeting their own business goals, but also to ensure they meet the evolving demands of their customer. The founding members will lay the foundation for a vibrant collection of advisors for the future.
Earnix is the premier provider of mission-critical composable and cloud-based intelligent solutions across pricing, rating, underwriting, product personalization and telematics. These fully integrated solutions provide ultra-fast ROI and are designed to transform how global insurers and banks are run by unlocking value across all facets of the business. It has been innovating for Insurers and Banks since 2001 with customers in over 35 countries across six continents and offices in the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Israel.