Michael Fitzgerald, CPCU, MBA, PMP
Mike brings extensive industry experience to the analyst role. Prior to joining Celent, he was vice president of enterprise underwriting solutions at Zurich North America, where he led the evaluation of technology alternatives to support a new underwriting product development process. He held a number of positions at Royal & Sun Alliance, including a field operations regional executive role. His technology implementation experience includes the installation and maintenance of billing, automobile policy administration, and workers compensation automation. In the 1990s, Mike led an initiative which delivered one of the first global online technical underwriting and claims learning platforms in the industry.
Mike's research focuses on innovation, emerging technologies (blockchain, artificial intelligence), billing, business process and operations, social media, and distribution management.
Mike has a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Davidson College and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He is a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
February 13 2018The pressure on insurers to become digital businesses has switched up a gear. Celent research quantifies the expected benefits and identifies pra…
January 24 2018Celent invited innovation professionals from insurance firms to provide their outlook for 2018 in an online survey. The participants are all inno…
October 04 2017Accelerators have been in existence for some time. They have increased in numbers in recent years. Corporations and investment firms are partneri…
July 19 2017The risk of non-adoption is higher than the risk of early adoption. Insurers are encouraged to specific use cases with which to test the technolo…
25 April 2018
Des Moines, United StatesMichael Fitzgerald will be a panelist for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at this year's Global Insurance Accelerator Symposium on A…
8 - 10 May 2018
Boston, United StatesMichael Fitzgerald will be a Panelist on The Analyst All Stars Challenge - Which Tech Will have the Biggest Impact?at this year's Insurtech Risin…
14 - 16 May 2018
Austin, TX, United StatesMichael Fitzgerald will be moderating a panel called Insurance Visionaries: Looking Ahead at this year’s Dig In Conference on 5/16/2018. Dig|In 2…