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McKinsey at ITC DIA

ITC DIA Europe | June 27-29, 2023 | Barcelona

McKinsey is proud to partner with ITC DIA in Barcelona to convene thousands of insurance carrier executives, insurtech leaders, and private-equity groups to address topics around innovation, productivity, sustainability, and the future of the industry.

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ITC Vegas 2022

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Interview host: Kia Javanmardian, senior partner, McKinsey & Company

Broadening the industry’s relevance in turbulent times

September 21, 9:30-10:00 a.m. PT, Main Stage

An interview with Juan Andrade, CEO of Everest Re

Panelist: Elixabete Larrea, partner, McKinsey & Company

Touchless claims processing: Why insurers should embrace this

September 21, 10:30–11:05 a.m. PT, Claims Track

Panelist: Nick Milinkovich, partner, McKinsey & Company

From living longer to living better: Tracking devices to predictive analytics

September 21, 10:30–11:05 a.m. PT, Life & Health Track

Interview host: Deniz Cultu, partner, McKinsey & Company

Ask me anything: Shaping the industry’s response to climate change with data and analytics

An interview with Michael Steel of RMS and Rakhi Kumar of Liberty Mutual

September 21, 2:00–2:35 p.m. PT, Innovation in Action Track

Co-presenter: Grier Tumas Dienstag, partner, McKinsey & Company

PE investing in insurance

September 21, 4:10-4:30 p.m. PT, C-Level Excellence Track

Co-presenter: Ramnath Balasubramanian, senior partner, McKinsey & Company

PE investing in insurance

September 21, 4:10-4:30 p.m. PT, C-Level Excellence Track


We will have demonstrations and presentations throughout the conference. Please stop by booth 2815 for the latest schedule.

Schedule of presentations at our booth

Wednesday, September 21

11:15am – 11:35am PT
The Business Value of Digital Trust
Presented by Liz Grennan & Kia Javanmardian

11:40am – 12pm PT
Twins are always special, digital twins are no exception. Let's solve hardest problems by "what-if" scenario plays
Presented by Cenk Tunasar & Brad Mendelson

1:00pm – 1:20pm PT
Machine Learning in Operations: the missing ingredient to go from Data Science to Customer Impact 
Presented by Mathieu Dumoulin & Nick Milinkovich

1:30pm – 1:50pm PT
Unlocking AI use cases through automated data quality remediation
Presented by Bryan Richardson & McGregor Faulkner

3:00pm – 3:20pm PT
Insurtech evolution: path to scale
Presented by Katka Smolarova & Doug McElhaney

3:30pm – 3:50pm PT
Taking a forward-looking approach to understand the impacts of climate change
Presented by Christie McNeill & Sebastian Kohls

4:00pm – 4:20pm PT
Capturing the climate opportunity in insurance
Presented by Christie McNeill & Sebastian Kohls

Thursday, September 22

9:30am – 9:50am PT
Connected Revolution: Perspectives on the future of personal mobility insurance
Presented by Gavin McPhail & Doug McElhaney

10:00am – 10:30am PT
Navigating the evolving ESG landscape to establish competitive advantage 
Presented by Christie McNeill & Sebastian Kohls

11:30am – 11:50am PT
Delivering sustainable and inclusive growth with new business building 
Presented by Ido Segev

12:00pm – 12:20pm PT
Rising above the Market: Risk & Resilience for Insurtech Disrupters
Presented by Gavin McPhail & Sebastian Kohls

Meet Us at ITC

Tanguy Catlin
Senior Partner, Boston
Works with major financial institutions and leads McKinsey Digital hubs across North America
Alex D’Amico
Senior Partner, Stamford
Guides clients to create long-term value by setting enterprise strategy and pursuing rapid performance improvement while strengthening organizational health
Celia Huber
Senior Partner, Bay Area
Leads our North American board services sector and advises organizations on strategies to help thrive within the context of global industry change and the evolving role of the board
Asheet Mehta
Senior Partner, New York
Leads the Financial Services Practice in the Americas and coleads globally, helping clients on their most complex strategic and organizational problems leading to sustainable performance improvement.
Fritz Nauck
Senior Partner, Carolinas
Advises financial services executives as they set new strategies and pursue M&A, operational excellence, and optimal organizational design
Alex Singla
Senior Partner, Chicago
Global leader of QuantumBlack, AI by McKinsey; advises clients on strategy, digital and analytics, operations, enterprise transformation, and value creation across industries with a focus on financial services and insurance
McGregor Faulkner
Partner, Toronto
Serves global public sector and financial service institutions on digital and analytics transformations, with a focus on ensuring organizations reach full adoption and scale.
Jay Gelb
Partner, New York
Works with insurers to link their strategy to value creation and the investor story
Jonathan Godsall
Partner, Toronto
Coleads McKinsey's wealth and asset management work in North America, serving life insurance, wealth management, and asset management companies on strategy, corporate finance, performance transformation, and innovation and growth programs
Elias Goraieb
Senior Partner, São Paulo
Advises leading Latin American financial institutions on challenges related to strategy, data and advanced analytics, and enterprise risk management
Matt Higginson
Partner, Boston
Leads our customer assistance work in North America and distributed-ledger technology (blockchain) initiatives globally
Khushpreet Kaur
Partner, New York
Helps companies undertake large-scale digital and analytics transformations to realize new business value
Krish Krishnakanthan
Senior Partner, Stamford
Generates significant improvements in clients’ application-development efforts through use of lean and other management techniques
Mathew Lee
Partner, Miami
Empowers organizations to transform performance and deliver superior customer experience
Matt Leo
Partner, New York
Serves financial services companies on strategy, distribution, and digital and analytics
Doug McElhaney
Partner, Washington DC
Leads transformational programs in AI and analytics for insurance companies
Brad Mendelson
Senior Partner, Ohio - Cleveland
Collaborates with insurance, wealth, and retirement companies to build institutional capabilities that deliver significant improvements in performance and organizational health
Nick Milinkovich
Partner, Toronto
Serves health and life insurers on topics of advanced analytics and AI
Tolga Oguz
Senior Partner, New York
Supports leading institutions globally on transforming businesses and meeting sustainability goals
David Schiff
Partner, Austin
Advises consumer-facing companies on marketing, sales, and growth topics
Ido Segev
Partner, Boston
Helps clients understand their Digital Quotient and implement digital programs to improve financial performance
Shannon Varney
Partner, Boston
Counsels financial services companies on distribution, growth, and transformation
Holger Wilms
Partner, Washington DC
Works with private and public financial institutions in the Americas, Europe, and Africa on strategy, operations, organization, and digital transformations
Leda Zaharieva
Partner, London
Advises insurers, wealth managers, and private equity and principal investors in the UK and Continental Europe, with extensive experience in corporate strategy, performance transformations, and transactions

Read our featured insights


Connected revolution: The future of US auto insurance

– Autonomous mobility has the potential to dramatically transform the automotive insurance market, from underwriting to claims and beyond.

Climate and insurance: How carriers are preparing for a net-zero future

– Decarbonization means a new risk landscape and new strategic skill sets for insurers. McKinsey subject matter experts from around the world discuss the shifts they’re seeing and the road ahead.

Capturing the climate opportunity in insurance

– The world’s transition to net-zero emissions will cost trillions of dollars and present new kinds of risks. Here’s the role insurers can play.

Claims 2030: Embracing the future

– As technological change accelerates and customer preferences diverge, the future of claims organizations centers on four key trends.

What every insurance leader should know about cloud

– Successful cloud migrations depend on knowing where the value for insurance lies in cloud and on business and IT working together.



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