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Leadership Team

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DAN KAZAN
Chief Executive Officer
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 and Tribune Media Services (now known as Gracenote).
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JEANA DENINGER
Chief Operating Officer
Jeana Deninger has more than 20 years of experience growing B2B and B2C business at insurance and financial companies. She specializes in developing effective strategies across marketing, partnerships, sales, and customer success. She previously served in senior leadership roles at CoverHound, Motif Investing, and Charles Schwab.
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YURI TER-SAAKYANTS
Chief Technology Officer
Yuri Ter-Saakyants oversees technology, engineering, development, and quality assurance at Insureon. He has more than 20 years of technology leadership experience, including previously serving as Senior VP of Development with MediaBank (now MediaOcean). He joined the Insureon team in February 2012.
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STEVE LORENC
Chief Product Officer
Steve Lorenc 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, and Hewlett-Packard, and several other technology firms.
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JEFF KROEGER
Executive Vice President, Strategy & Business Development
Jeff Kroeger has more than 10 years of experience in commercial insurance working with agents and brokers to help small business owners. He focuses on Insureon’s long-term strategy and B2B and SaaS businesses. He previously served as head of Strategic Partners and Programs at The Hartford.
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JEANETTE JOHNSON
Vice President of People
Jeanette Johnson has more than 15 years of experience leading HR at high growth technology companies. She is a strategic leader and a subject matter expert on company culture, performance, and talent development. At Insureon, she leads talent acquisition, organizational development, and performance management programs.

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, 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.
TED DEVINE
Co-chairman of the Board, Co-founder
Ted Devine is an Insureon co-founder and previously served as CEO. Prior to joining Insureon, Ted held senior executive positions at Aon Corporation, including president of Aon Risk Services and CEO of Aon Re, and served for 12 years as a director 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.
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