YIPT Talks is back!

Wednesday, October 20
5:30 - 8:00pm
Virtual on Remo
Free Registration

Colette Taylor

Vice President

 Commercial & Specialty Sovereign General

Joshua Motta

CEO and Founder


Marykate Townsend

President, Canadian Association of MGAs

Ryan Spinner

Head of Mobility

Liberty Mutual

Solving Cyber Risk: The Growing Urgency for Insurance

6:15pm –  Joshua Motta

Coalition, provides cyber insurance and security to more than 45,000 organizations in the US and Canada. Prior to Coalition, Joshua was the CxO and Head of Special Projects at Cloudflare (NYSE: NET), a $25bn web infrastructure and security company, following roles at Goldman Sachs, the Central Intelligence Agency, and Microsoft, among others.


Building & Implementing a Winning Team

6:35pm – Collette Taylor 

Colette leads and coordinates the underwriting teams to offer specialized insurance solutions that protect the financial security of Sovereign’s Canadian customers. She has been in the Specialty insurance industry for over 20 years in a variety of roles including technical underwriting and insurance brokering. She found her passion when she entered the world of team leadership and believes that the best thing about her job is empowering her teams to do what they do best, while ensuring customers receive the most expert advice and creative solutions that meet their needs.

The Future of Mobility and Impacts on Insurance

6:45pm – Ryan Spinner 

Under Ryan's leadership, his team is partnering with new mobility providers that offer new and innovative transportation business models within Canada.


The Increasing Role of MGA’s in Canada’s Insurance

7:05pm - Marykate Townsend 


Marykate Townsend is the Senior Underwriter and Manager of Pacific Marine Underwriting Managers Eastern Canadian Region and President of the Canadian Association of Managing General Agents (CAMGA). MK, as she is known, represented, and advocated for brokers as a board of director for the London Insurance Brokers Association (LIBA) including the role of President. 

7:30 - 8:00 pm - OPEN NETWORKING ON REMO

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