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Insuretech Connect Asia 2024

P. Nandagopal

P. Nandagopal

CEO & Founder, Upsure

Founder & CEO of Upsure, a new age, full stack, unified Digital Insurance Platform for Life and P&C businesses. Upsure helps carriers and distributors transform their ageing Sales & Core policy systems to be customer friendly, capital efficient and future ready, leveraging a smart blend of  Digital technology & Data Sciences.    

Had an exceptional record of starting, building and leading some of the largest tech enabled, Insurance businesses in India. In the last two decades, founded  and grew,  from inception to leadership - 3 large Life Insurance Companies - IndiaFirst  Life Insurance, Reliance Nippon Life Insurance ( Founder & CEO) and  Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance (Founder & CxO)

Introduced path-breaking technological and process re-engineering initiatives to significantly improve capital deployment and operating costs. First to introduce and ramp up diverse models of Bancassurance, partnering with Citibank, Deutsche Bank, HSBC Bank, BNP Paribas, Abudhabi Commercial Bank, HDFC Bank, IDBI Bank, DCB, KVB, CSB, Bank of Baroda, Andhra Bank, IDFC First Bank etc.  

First to launch Online Insurance SalesPlatform (Birla Sun Life 2003), Insurance on Mobile Apps ( Reliance Nippon Life 2006) Automated Point of Sale systems Magic Board in 2010, RAPID in 2014, Unified Digital Insurance Platform, Upsure in 2017) that helped change the insurance business paradigm.

Contributed to Thought Leadership, Process Re-invention, Regulatory Reform- Worked as Chairperson of National  Insurance Council  Assocham for 5 terms 2009-2014, Indian Pension Congress in 2012 & 2013 and Committee on Digital Insurance Processes, IRDA and as Member of Committees on Pension  & Insurance of FICCI and CII and represented the Industry at the meetings on Parliamentary Standing Committee debating the Insurance Amendment Bill. Chosen by the Finance Ministry (2013) to work on special initiatives for Micro Insurance and   Financial Inclusion.