To accomplish our goal, we’re creating a team that can bring the most advanced technology in the world into an industry known for risk aversion and methodical progress. We find that the best products are made with the input of those from business and technical backgrounds, insurance and non-insurance, all working together with freedom to dissent and add constructive critique.
Before coming together at EvolutionIQ, members of our team were at the forefront of technology, finance and insurance, some leading global teams and others as a team of one. While our business is based in New York, since the start of the pandemic we’re working where we feel most productive, whether that is in Manhattan, Brooklyn or anywhere in the US. We fly our remote team members to NYC periodically so they can stay connected with the team.
On April 12, 2022 we announced $21 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Brewer Lane Ventures with participation from all major seed investors, including FirstRound Capital, FirstMark Capital and Foundation Capital, and new participation from Altai Ventures and Asymmetric Capital Partners. Industry-leading strategic investors including Reliance Standard Life, New York Life Ventures, Guardian Life and Sedgwick, a leading global risk, benefits, and integrated solutions company also joined the round.
Tom’s career has spanned more than two decades within elite technical organizations. Most recently Tom was a leader within Google’s Applied Machine Learning organization, leading teams from Mountain View and New York over the last 8 years as Google’s embraced the big data revolution.
Mike started his career at Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, where he grew to lead investment teams covering insurance markets, embracing both human and machine-based investment insights. Mike then received his MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
Jonathan is an experienced enterprise software founder, with a proven track record of leading, building and scaling businesses that partner with clients at the strategic level.
Rooney is an insurance industry veteran with over 35 years experience as a broker, insuretech executive and most recently as a senior executive at Argonaut Insurance Group, where he was President of the Grocery & Retail group for 5 years.
With over 25 years of information security experience, Richard has developed innovative cyber security strategies and tactics that make enterprises more secure. Before joining EvolutionIQ, he led Information Security departments across a variety of industries, including insurance, technology, and legal services, most recently as the Global Head of Information Security at Davis Polk.
Benjamin leads our product team, backed by experience both as a product manager for 10 years, and a skilled software engineer before that. Benjamin splits his time between our customers, our data science team and our product engineering team, with the goal of creating the most effective products in the industry.
Alex leads our growth team and comes with over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry including being the Chief Financial Officer for Sun Life’s disability subsidiary Massachusetts Casualty and as General Manager or EVP Sales of the Americas for companies such as Fineos, eBaoTech, DRN, and Tower Technology.
Anna Howell has over a decade of experience building People & Recruiting teams for software companies. She has led teams to hire and retain elite talent all over the globe.
Karan is a data science leader with experience at the forefront of Natural Language Processing, time series data ingestion and product creation. Karan leads our data science organization, but also is a hands-on client advocate and engagement partner.
Georg leads our machine learning & analytics team to deliver innovative AI solutions to our clients. His background is in statistical machine learning with expertise in non-parametric time series forecasting algorithms and fully automated pattern recognition. Before joining EvolutionIQ he spent 7 years at Google.
Kipp joined EvolutionIQ after 9 years at Palantir as a Deployment Strategist and active duty service in the US Navy before that, as well as currently serving as a Commander in the Navy Reserve. Kipp leads our client relationships and ensures our solutions are deployed to their highest possible impact.
For more than 15 years, Jason has worked in marketing for enterprise software companies. He is responsible for developing marketing strategy and oversees the execution of lead generation programs for the company. Among his previous experiences are high-growth software companies serving customers in the MarTech, HR, and nonprofit sectors.
Stanley leads our product engineering efforts with a focus on delivering a reliable and secure platform for our clients. He is an engineering leader coming from Google and Chronicle Security.
Wrenny is new to the insurance industry, and prefers artificial raw-hide to artificial intelligence.