Gallagher's recently hosted a seminar with Travelers, which focused on the impact of innovation and technology on businesses. When it comes to technology innovation, the only thing holding companies back should be imagination, not insurance. Sarah Hewitt, Director in Gallagher’s Major Risks Practice hosted the seminar which was delivered by Travelers.



Keynote speaker Richard Harrison, Head of Risk Control at Travelers delivered the presentation and spoke about a range of common issues faced by technology businesses including the life stages involved in delivering a technology product or service, the challenges of trade in a global marketplace and emerging technologies and the associated risks, including:


3D printing

Wearables

Artificial Intelligence & The 4th Industrial Revolution

BYOD

Global supply chain

The risks of innovation

Intellectual Property.



Gallagher is the brand name of the global insurance broker, risk management services and consulting firm Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. In the UK, Gallagher has more than 4,500 employees specialising in risk management and insurance solutions for corporate, commercial and personal customers. Through a regional UK network of customer-focused branches in more than 50 locations and its specialty London market operations, Gallagher offers tailored insurance programmes and coverage for both UK and international clients.

Travelers started trading in 1853, one of the oldest insurance brands in the US an is part of The Travelers Companies, Inc. which is the second largest commercial property liability insurer in the US. In the UK and Ireland, our customers range from small- to medium-sized businesses to large commercial and public service organisations.


The seminar can be viewed
here