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Jan 7, 2020

Welcome to RIMScast. Your host is Justin Smulison, Business Content Manager at RIMS, the Risk and Insurance Management Society.


Today’s episode will explore the risktech space with Josh Riley, who recently won the Drink & Demos pitch session at Risktech 2019. Josh is the Head of Insurance at Paladin Cyber, an insurtech company that makes cyber risk easy for companies by providing insurance, protection tools, and cybersecurity awareness training.


In this episode, Justin and Josh will be taking a look at the risktech space, Josh’s work and career, and what he thinks the future holds for the intersection of risk management and technology.


Key Takeaways:

[:16] About today’s episode!

[:23] Justin makes a quick announcement about the upcoming RIMS 2020 Conference!

[:42] More about today’s episode with Josh Riley!

[1:11] Justin welcomes Josh to RIMScast!

[1:28] Josh highlights some of the key takeaways from Risktech 2019 and what he personally learned from it.

[4:14] Josh speaks about what Paladin Cyber is all about and what it is that they do!

[6:33] Josh speaks about his presentation at Risktech.

[8:27] Based on Josh’s career experience and his success with Paladin, what is his outlook on the present and future state of the risktech space?

[11:26] Is Paladin Cyber itself a smaller company (similarly to those they serve)?

[11:45] When did Josh join Paladin Cyber?

[12:18] Where was Josh before Paladin and what prompted him to take the leap in joining the Paladin team?

[13:06] Josh shares his outlook on how he believes risktech and insurtech will continue to be a big part of the future for the risk management profession.

[14:57] Justin congratulates Josh for winning the pitch contest and thanks him for joining RIMScast!

[15:27] Justin briefly previews a future guest of RIMScast: Jacqueline Legrand of Maptycs who won the morning pitch session at Risktech 2019!

[15:36] About some of the links in this episode’s show notes.


Mentioned in this Episode:

RIMS 2020 (May 3rd–6th in Denver, CO)

Upcoming RIMS Events

RM Magazine

Risk Management Monitor

RIMS-Certified Risk Management Professional (RIMS-CRMP)

New Feature: RIMS-CRMP Stories

RIMS Membership — Discover why 10,000 of your peers from more than 60 countries are a part of the RIMS community!

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RIMS Risktech Forum 2019

Paladin Cyber


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