Podcast Interview: RIMScast w/ Jacqueline Legrand


Originally released by RIMScast: January 28, 2020

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

This week on RIMScast, Justin is talking risktech with special guest, Jacqueline Legrand! Jacqueline is the founder and CEO of Maptycs — a risktech and insurtech company that provides an advanced risk analytics platform to help risk managers and insurance professionals get actionable insights from their data. Jacqueline has over 25 years of experience in business management and sales, primarily in the insurance and risk management industry. She also recently won the morning pitch session at RIMS Risktech 2019!

Today Jacqueline and Justin are discussing the risktech industry, RIMS Risktech Forum 2019, Maptycs, and more. Jacqueline shares her outlook on the future of the risktech industry, gives her advice on how she thinks risk professionals and business leaders could consider an investment in technology, and speaks about some of the challenges she faces as the CEO of a small risktech and insurtech company that has an international clientele and reach.

Key Takeaways:

[:01] About the RIMS Benchmark Survey and the RIMS Membership.

[:49] About today’s guest and topic!

[1:01] Justin reminds listeners that registration is open for RIMS 2020.

[1:20] More about today’s guest, Jacqueline Legrand.

[1:39] Justin welcomes Jacqueline to RIMScast.

[1:44] Jacqueline speaks about her career and what led her to creating Maptycs.

[3:10] Has being trilingual helped Jacqueline in her career?

[4:05] Jacqueline explains what Maptycs is and what it does.

[5:42] Jacqueline speaks about what it was like to present at RIMS Risktech 2019 and how it felt to win the pitch contest.

[6:38] Jacqueline provides her overall impression of the RIMS Risktech event in general.

[7:52] Justin shares one of his big takeaways from RIMS Risktech.

[8:00] Does Jacqueline feel there’s still a lot of room for growth in the risktech industry? And what is her general outlook on the future of the industry?

[9:39] In Jacqueline’s opinion, how should risk professionals or business leaders consider an investment in technology?

[11:20] How many employees work at Maptycs?

[13:03] Jacqueline shares some of the challenges she faces as the CEO of a small risktech and insurtech company that has an international clientele and reach. She also shares how she overcomes said challenges.

[14:55] Justin thanks Jacqueline for joining RIMScast and highlights some of the fantastic links to check out in today’s show notes!

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