Chief Executive Officer
Prior to joining insureon, Ted held a number of senior executive leadership positions
at Aon Corporation, the largest insurance brokerage firm in the world. Most recently
President of Aon Risk Services, which boasts more than $5 billion in revenue and
28,000 employees worldwide, Devine has also served as CEO of Aon Re. Before his
tenure with Aon, Devine spent 12 years as Director of McKinsey & Company, helping
improve the performance of Fortune 500 companies. Devine is also the Founder and
CEO of 1WORLD Sports, a Chicago-based nonprofit dedicated to inspiring at-risk youth
to excel on and off the playing field.
Founder & Chairman
Since founding TechInsurance in 1997, Jim Cochran has built the company to become
the nation's leading online business insurance resource for IT services and computer
firms. In 2000, Cochran launched BusinessInsuranceNow and, more recently, insureon,
as sister companies to bring TechInsurance's proven methodologies to businesses
outside IT fields. His contributions to the application, underwriting, and rating
processes have transformed the world of online insurance, ushering in new standards
of accuracy and efficiency to the online application process.
Executive Vice President, insureon Retail and Chief Financial Officer
Before joining insureon, Jared led financial services investing for Accretive LLC,
a unique early-stage private equity firm with a distinctive track record of designing,
funding and building new businesses. At Accretive, Jared led the New York based
firm's investment in insureon. Prior to Accretive, Jared worked for Goldman, Sachs
& Co. as a financial analyst in their Technology, Media and Telecommunications Group.
Jared, a Michigan native, earned a BBA from the University of Michigan and remains
a die-hard Detroit sports fan. Kaplan sits on the boards of AlphaStaff and insureon.
Executive Vice President, Sales, Programs & Facilities
Peter Breitstone began his career in his family's local insurance agency, which
he built into one of the nation's premier brokerage firms specializing in Environmental
Risk and Insurance Management. In 2006, he oversaw its acquisition by Aon, becoming
Global CEO of Aon's Environment Services Group as well as President and CEO of its
Agency Specialty Product Network (ASPN). In those roles, he collaborated with Ted
Devine on the design and implementation of strategies for data placement optimization,
small commercial client distribution, and program and facilities development. Before
joining insureon in 2013, Peter served as Senior Vice President of Zurich North
America. An attorney, Peter has served on many private and publicly owned boards
and is currently an active member of several hospital boards on Long Island.
Chief Technology Officer
Yuri oversees technology, engineering, development, and quality assurance for insureon.
His 18 years of technology experience include a tenure as Senior VP of Development
with MediaBank (now MediaOcean, owned by the team that built Groupon, InnerWorkings,
and Echo Global Logistics). In that role, he grew the company from its startup phase,
helped it implement a technology platform to suit the needs of the marketing world,
and built MediaBank's first-generation integrated digital workflow system. He joined
the insureon team in February 2012.
Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Customer Excellence
Lou Friedmann brings more than 20 years of entrepreneurial and marketing experience
to his work at insureon. Prior to joining the team, he served as Head of Marketing
at optionsXpress, an online brokerage firm he helped nurture from its startup phase
through its successful public offering. Under Friedmann's leadership, optionsXpress
boasted faster and more cost-effective client acquisitions than any other online