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Leadership Team

DAN KAZAN
Chief Executive Officer
Dan oversees all strategic and operational aspects of Insureon’s business. Throughout his career, Dan has helped transform and grow companies in a wide range of industries, including financial technology, media, marketing, and information services. Before joining Insureon, he served as CEO and member of the board of directors of Rewards Network and Tribune Media Services (now known as Gracenote, a Nielsen company). View LinkedIn
JEFF KROEGER
Chief Commercial Officer
Jeff is responsible for Insureon’s sales, marketing, and operational functions along with long-term strategy. He has more than a decade of commercial insurance experience, most recently as Insureon's EVP of Strategy and Development. Prior to Insureon, he held a number of leadership positions at The Hartford. View LinkedIn
STEVE LORENC
Chief Product Officer
Steve leads product development activities at Insureon. He has spent more than 25 years building technology products for multiple industries, including financial services, advertising, and e-commerce. Prior to joining Insureon, he held senior product, marketing, engineering, and operations roles at SPINS, Network Solutions, Hewlett-Packard, and several other technology firms. View LinkedIn
NICOLE FARLEY
Senior Vice President Enterprise Relationships
Nicole is the primary liaison between Insureon and its carrier and enterprise partners. She works closely with Insureon’s partners to facilitate productive and successful relationships. Nicole has been with Insureon since February 2015. View LinkedIn
JEANETTE JOHNSON
Senior Vice President People
Jeanette leads all people-related activities at Insureon, including talent acquisition, organizational development, and performance management programs. With 20 years of HR experience at high-growth technology companies, she is a strategic leader and subject matter expert on all aspects of people management including company culture, performance, and talent development. View LinkedIn
JIM SCOTT
Senior Vice President Product
Jim is responsible for product development of the business insurance application and carrier rating processes at Insureon. He has spent the past 20 years leveraging technology to enable business processes and operations in small commercial insurance. Prior to joining Insureon, he powered small commercial automation solutions for agencies and brokers as a leader at CNA and The Hartford. View LinkedIn
CURT VONDRASEK
Senior Vice President Revenue
Curt leads new business revenue generation for Insureon. He has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry and has held senior-level positions at insurance brokerages, insurance carriers, and a consulting company. He has also served on several boards and is the former President of the Chicago chapter for AA-ISP. View LinkedIn
AARON HANNA
Vice President of Engineering
Aaron oversees Insureon’s architecture, engineering, and quality assurance teams. He has over 25 years of experience with technology startups in a variety of fields including media, recruiting, and insurtech. At Insureon, he is a subject matter expert on highly scalable distributed systems, software as a service, and building passionate technology teams. View LinkedIn
CARLO MARCELINO
Vice President IT Infrastructure & Security
Carlo leads Insureon’s data, Devops, internal IT, and security teams. He has 20 years of experience in a variety of industries, including big data, banking, and digital B2C domains. Carlo is also a subject matter expert for our enterprise clients on IT security. View LinkedIn
ROBERT STROZAK
Vice President Strategy & Finance
Robert leads Insureon’s finance and accounting functions, and has more than a decade of experience in the insurance industry. He joined Insureon in 2019 as Senior Director of Carrier Management and Strategy. Prior to Insureon, he held a number of leadership positions at CNA. View LinkedIn

Board members

MICHAEL CLINE
Chairman of the Board, Co-founder

Michael Cline is the founder and a managing partner of Accretive, a venture capital and private equity firm. In addition to co-founding Insureon (the parent company of TechInsurance), he has founded several companies, including Fandango, R1 CRM, Accolade, Everspring, and Accumen. He was previously a general partner at General Atlantic and an associate at McKinsey & Company.

DAN KAZAN
Board Member, CEO

Dan Kazan has helped transform and grow businesses in a wide range of industries, including financial technology, media, marketing, and information services. Before joining Insureon, he served as CEO and member of the board of directors of Rewards Network. Prior to that, Dan was CEO of Tribune Media Services and held various senior roles at Tribune Company.

PATRICIA KEMP
Board Member

Patricia Kemp is a co-founder and general partner at Oak HC / FT and a board member at several successful technology and fintech companies. She has nearly 20 years of experience investing in growth and early-stage venture companies, primarily in financial services technology. She previously held roles at Cendant, Hewlett-Packard, and Merrill Lynch.

JIM COCHRAN
Board Member, Co-founder

Jim Cochran is an Insureon co-founder and member of the board. Jim played an integral role in creating affiliated brands TechInsurance and Business Insurance Now before Insureon was founded in 2011. He has led the industry in developing innovative technology that streamlines the business insurance application, underwriting, and rating processes.

JOHN STRONG
Board Member

In addition to being a member of Insureon’s Board of Directors, John Strong is the chairman of the board and CEO of Bankers Financial Corporation. He has held executive-level positions in the insurance industry for nearly a decade. He was previously the president and managing partner of Greensboro Radiology, where he served as a practicing physician for 15 years.

EDGAR BRONFMAN, JR.
Board Member

A board member of Insureon, Edgar Bronfman, Jr. is also a managing partner at Accretive and serves on the boards of several companies, including Accolade and Everspring. He is the former chairman and CEO of Warner Music Group.

KABIR SYED
Board Member

Kabir Syed is a highly successful executive in the insurance and insurtech sectors. He is the founder and former CEO of RiskMatch, a leading market relationship management and analytical platform for the insurance industry. Prior to founding RiskMatch, Kabir held various senior positions at Marsh, Inc. Earlier in his career, he held roles at NCCI and Johnson & Higgins.

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