Presenters

Ben Brantley Suriefy

Ben Brantley

Chief Technology Officer, Suriefy

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Ben Brantley

Ben Brantley

Chief Technology Officer, Suriefy

Ben Brantley has fifteen years of experience in the enterprise software arena, most recently in advisory roles with software startups in the domains of retail finance, automotive, and energy. Before joining Sureify as CTO in 2021, Ben was Head of Technical Sales, and then CTO, at Guidewire. In that position, he blended his sharp insight, innovative talent and smooth customer skills into a successful mix that helped the company grow and forge its influence as an insurtech leader.

Ben studied computer science at Caltech and served as a faculty member there for five years after graduating. He lives with his wife and daughter in California.

Ann Mengelson-Clark  Kuvare Holdings

Ann Mengelson-Clark

Vice President Of Technology, Kuvare Holdings

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Ann Mengelson-Clark

Ann Mengelson-Clark

Vice President Of Technology, Kuvare Holdings

Ann Mengelson-Clark recently joined the team at the Kuvare platform level. She was previously the Corporate Technology Officer for Guaranty Corporation, and joined GILICO in 1998. Ann earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in science from Louisiana State University, and her broad technical leadership background includes more than 21 years of experience in the life insurance and annuity industry.

Chad Hersh AWS

Chad Hersh

Global Life Insurance Industry Lead, AWS

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Chad Hersh

Chad Hersh

Global Life Insurance Industry Lead, AWS

John Keddy Security Benefit

John Keddy

Chief Technology Officer, Security Benefit

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John Keddy

John Keddy

Chief Technology Officer, Security Benefit

John Keddy has over 20 years of IT experience in Financial Services. Over the course of his career he has led application development & maintenance teams for insurers with very complex infrastructures.

Currently, he is CTO & CISO at Security Benefit leading their cloud migration and journey.

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