Please join us for a Special Student Seminar with Invited Speakers from Travelers Insurance:
Time and Place:
October 8, 11:00am-11:50am at AUST 313
Refreshments will be served immediately following the seminar in AUST 326.
Speakers: Christopher Parks and Tiran Chen
Title: Creating Insights and Competitive Advantages at Travelers Insurance through Data and Analytics
Travelers Insurance is one of the largest P/C insurance companies in the U.S. The insurance industry is very competitive – what will separate the ones that shrink compared to the ones that thrive will be the quality of their data and how their analysts use it to guide profitable business decisions. At Travelers, business leaders are increasing their reliance on the Actuarial & Analytics community. In this discussion we will cover how Travelers fits into the insurance industry, several detailed examples of how we use advanced analytics throughout the company, and how students can learn about employment opportunities.
Christopher Parks is a 2nd Vice President of Analytics & Research at Travelers Insurance. He has worked at the company for 13 years in a variety of research roles including Insurance Pricing, Direct Marketing, Distribution, and Demand Modeling. He has an MBA from UConn, and undergraduate degrees in Math and Economics from Connecticut College.
Tiran Chen is a Senior Consultant of Analytics & Research at Travelers Insurance. He has worked in claim research for about 2 years. He graduated from UCONN Mathematics Department in 2013 with a master degree in Applied Financial Mathematics. Prior to that, he had a master degree in statistics from UCONN Statistics Department.