Rob Boyce

Boyce is director of market intelligence and insights at The Council. He administers, coordinates and writes the Property/Casualty Market Watch Survey, the Cyber Market Watch Survey and the Employee Benefits Survey. He also oversees the Claims & Risk Management Working Group and writes The Council’s Cyber and Insurtech newsletters. Boyce joined The Council in 2015 after graduating from Wake Forest University with degrees in political science and international affairs, and communication. He is from Raleigh, N.C.
Over 100 Million Individuals Affected by Capital One Breach
Industry Over 100 Million Individuals Affected by Capital One Breach
The data breach is reported to affect approximately 100 million customers in the...
August 5, 2019
The Impact of “California’s GDPR” from Cyber Insurance Industry Perspective
P&C The Impact of “California’s GDPR” from Cyber Insurance Industry Perspective
We found two key takeaways to help brokers better prepare for the new year.
August 5, 2019
25 Insurtechs to Know
Industry 25 Insurtechs to Know
These tech-enabled intermediaries are distribution players to watch.
July 23, 2019
Rapid Cyber Claims Growth and Questions about Insuring Privacy Claims
P&C Rapid Cyber Claims Growth and Questions about Insuring Privacy Claims
Market Growing Pains or Something Else?
July 11, 2019
Lloyd’s Moves to Address Silent Cyber Risk
P&C Lloyd’s Moves to Address Silent Cyber Risk
Mandating that all non-affirmative policies provide clarity regarding cyber cove...
July 11, 2019
What We Heard at NY Tech Week
Industry What We Heard at NY Tech Week
News and nuggets from all three conferences we attended
June 21, 2019
CB Insights: Future of Insurance
Industry CB Insights: Future of Insurance
“Why Incumbents Need to Act Faster”: CB Insights’ Matthew Wong
June 21, 2019
Words from the Wise: Mike McGavick
Industry Words from the Wise: Mike McGavick
The industry icon and former CEO of XL, keynoted CB Insights' Future of Insuranc...
June 21, 2019
Insurance Insider: InsiderTech New York
Industry Insurance Insider: InsiderTech New York
We heard from players all across the value chain: incumbents, venture capitalist...
June 21, 2019
IICF's Women in Insurance Global Conference
Industry IICF's Women in Insurance Global Conference
How to build and foster a diverse and inclusive workplace culture within the ins...
June 21, 2019
Q&A with Sherisa Crevier
Brokerage Ops Q&A with Sherisa Crevier
Crevier is Vice President, Agency Operations Manager, Parker Smith & Feek
June 4, 2019
Q&A with Stuart Kaplan
Industry Q&A with Stuart Kaplan
Kaplan is Vice President, Sales, Insurity
June 4, 2019
Q&A with Tim Angiolillo
Industry Q&A with Tim Angiolillo
Angiolillo is the Strategy Lead at Cake & Arrow
June 4, 2019
Competitive Pricing and Big Data Underwriting: How Insurtech Has Changed Insurers’ “Core Competencies”
Industry Competitive Pricing and Big Data Underwriting: How Insurtech Has Changed Insurers’ “Core Competencies”
“More granular data, allied with advanced analytics, enables better risk selec...
May 30, 2019
What About Cyberterrorism?
P&C What About Cyberterrorism?
Acts of cyberterrorism are covered under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program (T...
May 2, 2019
NotPetya: A War-Like Exclusion?
P&C NotPetya: A War-Like Exclusion?
NotPetya disrupted supply chains and business operations across the globe, causi...
May 2, 2019
The MGA: Innovation’s Royal Road?
Industry The MGA: Innovation’s Royal Road?
The rise of insurtech has led to the emergence of a new form of MGA: the steppin...
April 25, 2019
Alternative Routes for Growth: Insurtech and MGAs
Industry Alternative Routes for Growth: Insurtech and MGAs
Highlights from Clyde & Co.’s Insurance Growth Report 2019.
April 25, 2019
Update on the RiskBlock Alliance
Industry Update on the RiskBlock Alliance
Vice President Pat Schmid weighs in on the last two years since The Insitutes an...
April 25, 2019
Breakdown: The Future of Risk Conference
Industry Breakdown: The Future of Risk Conference
More than 200 insurtechs, brokers, carriers, students, consultants and venture c...
April 12, 2019
What We Heard Around Future Of Risk 2019
Industry What We Heard Around Future Of Risk 2019
The topline quotes you need to know from the conference.
April 12, 2019
Tech's Role in Claims Management
Industry Tech's Role in Claims Management
At The Future of Risk conference, we chatted with Meredith Brogan, president of ...
April 12, 2019
Students Eye Technology as Insurance Draw
Industry Students Eye Technology as Insurance Draw
At The Future of Risk conference, we met with Tina Valdez co-president of the B...
April 12, 2019
The Future of Risk Aims to Prepare Industry
Industry The Future of Risk Aims to Prepare Industry
The Institutes CEO Pete Miller talks about the inaugural Future of Risk conferen...
April 12, 2019
Ohio and Michigan Adopt NAIC Model Law; Five Other States Set to Do the Same
P&C Ohio and Michigan Adopt NAIC Model Law; Five Other States Set to Do the Same
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) established its own s...
April 4, 2019
Marsh, Insurers Seek to Provide Cybersecurity Guidance through New Partnership
P&C Marsh, Insurers Seek to Provide Cybersecurity Guidance through New Partnership
With a glut of cybersecurity products and "more than 3,000 providers" of cyber r...
April 4, 2019
AM Best Aims to Quantify the Unquantifiable: Innovation
Industry AM Best Aims to Quantify the Unquantifiable: Innovation
The insurance industry rating agency acknowledges the critical role innovation p...
March 28, 2019
UK Insurtech Board Eases the Way for Startups with Legal Toolkit
Industry UK Insurtech Board Eases the Way for Startups with Legal Toolkit
The Board has rolled out a toolkit of legal documents intended to help startups ...
March 28, 2019
California Looks to Broaden Customer Protection Law; Congress Takes Tentative Steps Towards Nationwide Privacy Baseline
P&C California Looks to Broaden Customer Protection Law; Congress Takes Tentative Steps Towards Nationwide Privacy Baseline
Built into the CCPA was one year for legislators to make any necessary revisions...
March 7, 2019
Cyber Insurtech Dissected in CB Insights’ Q4 2018 Insurtech Briefing
P&C Cyber Insurtech Dissected in CB Insights’ Q4 2018 Insurtech Briefing
Industry incumbents can leverage emerging technologies to enhance cyber insuranc...
March 7, 2019
Cyber Insurtech Under the Microscope in CB Insights’ Q4 2018 Insurtech Briefing
Industry Cyber Insurtech Under the Microscope in CB Insights’ Q4 2018 Insurtech Briefing
CB Insights and Willis Towers Watson released their quarterly insurtech briefing...
March 1, 2019
Cyber Insurer Coalition First to Offer GDPR Coverage to Small and Midsize Businesses
P&C Cyber Insurer Coalition First to Offer GDPR Coverage to Small and Midsize Businesses
The MGA will offer "full-spectrum coverage" to help businesses comply with regul...
February 25, 2019
WTW Quarterly Insurtech Briefing Highlights Injection of Tech into Parametric Insurance Offerings
Industry WTW Quarterly Insurtech Briefing Highlights Injection of Tech into Parametric Insurance Offerings
Highlights from Willis Towers Watson's and research firm CB Insights' Quarterly ...
January 31, 2019
Advisen, Zurich Release Eighth Annual Information Security and Cyber Risk Management Survey
P&C Advisen, Zurich Release Eighth Annual Information Security and Cyber Risk Management Survey
Responses showed that there has been a growing reliance of firms of all sizes on...
January 10, 2019
A Bird’s Eye View of the Insurtech Landscape
Industry A Bird’s Eye View of the Insurtech Landscape
Earlier this month, the Milken Institute released a detailed qualitative and qua...
December 13, 2018
A Bird’s Eye View of the Insurtech Landscape
Industry A Bird’s Eye View of the Insurtech Landscape
Earlier this month, the Milken Institute released a detailed qualitative and qua...
December 13, 2018
“Insurance Brokers Evolving to Become ‘Ever More Important’”
Industry “Insurance Brokers Evolving to Become ‘Ever More Important’”
Insurance Business magazine sat down with Patrick G. Ryan, founder, chairman and...
November 29, 2018
Q&A with Chris Downer of XL Innovate
Industry Q&A with Chris Downer of XL Innovate
Leader's Edge caught up with Chris Downer of XL Innovate at Plug and Play Broker...
November 16, 2018
Plug and Play’s First Annual Broker Age Event Gathers Brokers and Insurtechs Together
Industry Plug and Play’s First Annual Broker Age Event Gathers Brokers and Insurtechs Together
We participated in the first-ever Plug and Play Broker Age event in Silicon Vall...
November 16, 2018
Plug and Play Broker Age Business Program Bytes
Brokerage Ops Plug and Play Broker Age Business Program Bytes
In a panel on how brokers will stay relevant in a world inundated with new techn...
November 16, 2018
Q&A with Jay Weintraub, Co-Founder and CEO, InsureTech Connect
Industry Q&A with Jay Weintraub, Co-Founder and CEO, InsureTech Connect
We always wanted, from day one, for this to be an insurance show.
October 4, 2018
Q&A with Ali Safavi, Global Head of Insurtech, Plug & Play
Industry Q&A with Ali Safavi, Global Head of Insurtech, Plug & Play
It didn’t take us that long to realize how important brokers were in completin...
October 4, 2018
Q&A with Adam Demos, CEO of TowerIQ
Brokerage Ops Q&A with Adam Demos, CEO of TowerIQ
Improving the purchase and servicing of policies, streamlining communication and...
October 3, 2018
Q&A with Chris Cheatham, CEO of RiskGenius
Brokerage Ops Q&A with Chris Cheatham, CEO of RiskGenius
We are focused on partnering with brokers that want to bring automation to back-...
October 3, 2018
Spotlight on Small Commercial
P&C Spotlight on Small Commercial
Small business is said to be over a 40 billion dollar market, and still remains ...
October 3, 2018
Moving Beyond Legacy
Industry Moving Beyond Legacy
No matter how much tech we have and how we evolve, we will always be in a people...
October 3, 2018
Fireside Chat with Inga Beale
Industry Fireside Chat with Inga Beale
Insurance is just too complex, too daunting.
October 3, 2018
Q&A with Debb Smallwood, CEO & President, Strategy Meets Action
Industry Q&A with Debb Smallwood, CEO & President, Strategy Meets Action
Our strategy is twofold – gauge the pace of change happening in our industry a...
October 2, 2018
Q&A with Kacie Conroy, Director of Information Technology, M3
Brokerage Ops Q&A with Kacie Conroy, Director of Information Technology, M3
Our strategy is to focus on three areas: customer experience, effectiveness, and...
October 2, 2018
MGAs Are Transforming the Market
Industry MGAs Are Transforming the Market
To illustrate the trend of insurtechs partnering with industry incumbents, marke...
July 3, 2018
Insurtech Investment Jumps 155% YOY in Q1
Industry Insurtech Investment Jumps 155% YOY in Q1
According to Willis Towers Watson’s Quarterly Insurtech Briefing, Q1 saw explo...
May 25, 2018
The Council Attends DigIn Insurtech Conference
Industry The Council Attends DigIn Insurtech Conference
Last week, The Council attended Digital Insurance’s DigIn Conference. While th...
May 25, 2018
May 25, 2018 Insurtech Market Insights
Industry May 25, 2018 Insurtech Market Insights
According to Venture Scanner’s Insurtech Overview, insurtechs have raised $976...
May 25, 2018
Data and Technology Mentions in Brokerage Firms’ Earnings Calls Increase 4x in Six Years
Industry Data and Technology Mentions in Brokerage Firms’ Earnings Calls Increase 4x in Six Years
Publicly traded U.S. broker firms appear to be focusing more of their attention ...
April 19, 2018
The Council Attends DC Blockchain Summit
Industry The Council Attends DC Blockchain Summit
Need to know from the annual DC Blockchain Summit, hosted by the Chamber of Digi...
April 5, 2018
Enter the Titans
Healthcare Enter the Titans
Big players from across industries are moving into healthcare.
February 15, 2018
Artificial Intelligence Evolution
Industry Artificial Intelligence Evolution
In a previous spotlight newsletter, we asked readers to identify the technology ...
January 5, 2018
A Blockchain Q&A
Industry A Blockchain Q&A
Blockchain has the potential to be a game changer.
October 16, 2017
Getting Smart on Blockchain
Industry Getting Smart on Blockchain
Blockchain is a technological advancement showing strong signals it could transf...
July 28, 2017