Alok is co-founder and CEO of Assured Risk Cover (ARC), leading the journey of the startup from a dream to idea inception, to team-building, and raising venture capital investment for ARC. Alok led ARC to its current stage, where products are launch ready, with market research completed, and industry partners lined up to launch ARC's insurance product into the market place. To achieve this, Alok brings in 16+ years of experience in productization of risk and reliability analytics to solve industry problems. He has a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering specializing in Risk and Reliability from Stanford University and has published several journal and conference papers on a variety of related topics. He has also reviewed journal papers (including the National Academy of Engineering publication) for submission by other authors. Before committing fulltime to ARC, Alok was an Associate at MMI Engineering focusing on providing risk and reliability analytics to the insurance and energy sector.
Prior to MMI, Alok was a Senior Director at Risk Management Solutions (RMS), a world leader in providing catastrophe risk solutions, where his work focused on risk analysis (methodology and product development) for a range of natural and man-made hazards, for use by the insurance industry.
Alok brings in a deep passion to bring ARC's solution to society, via immediate financial relief to people, in time of their most need following a hurricane.
Kanwal is the Managing Director at Inventus Capital Partners, a Venture Capital firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. He is a highly visible and successful venture-angel investor, financing more than 50 early-stage technology companies in the 16 years prior to Inventus resulting in an 83% IRR. He was CEO of three technology companies resulting in excellent returns for their venture investors, and was the first Indo-American entrepreneur to start a venture-backed company in Silicon Valley and take it public on the NASDAQ. Kanwal is a Co-Founder and President of The Indus Entrepreneurs, a global network to encourage entrepreneurship. Kanwal earned a BSEE from IIT-Bombay and a MSEE and Honorary Doctorates in both Business and Engineering from Michigan Tech. Kanwal is a board member on the IIT Bombay Heritage Fund (IITBHF), and founded the Kanwal Rekhi Schools of Information Technology at both IIT-Bombay and Michigan Tech.
Kanwal brings an astute business acumen to ensuring that ARC successfully converts the dream into a reality and goes on to become a stable and robust organization for a long time to come.
Kevin is a senior insurance executive providing independent consulting services to the insurance industry. He is an innovative and results-focused executive with success in success in driving both top and bottom line growth in numerous segments of the insurance brokerage industry. Kevin was one of the founding Managing Partners of Ryan Specialty Group. He developed and lead Aon's small commercial strategy in the US as its President, and was the key leader of Aon's US personal lines business. Kevin was the architect and developer of Aon's internet and management software platforms in their personal lines, wholesale, MGU, facultative reinsurance, and small commercial businesses. Prior to this, he was the key leader in the consolidation of Aon's Wholesale business.
Kevin brings in a tremendous experience base to draw from and guide ARC in achieving its mission to launch an innovative hurricane insurance product in the US market.
Dealing with the stress of a hurricane can be overwhelming, especially in the first 24 to 48 hours. Now there's insurance to help residents pay to clear fallen trees and get the power back on -- even pay their homeowners deductible.
StormPeace™ is an innovative insurance product that protects from losses not covered by a homeowners or renters policy.
Purchase requires just name and address, and claims are paid within 48 hours via electronic deposit in the case of a loss associated with a storm of given strength and proximity. read more...
Assured Risk Cover (ARC) is marketing a new parametric hurricane insurance cover to Floridian buyers. The Insurance Journal reported that the StormPeace product has been launched by the group, using insurance paper from Topa Insurance Company.It has backing from a top five global reinsurer with ratings of A+ from AM Best and AA- from Standard & Poor's. read more...
† StormPeace policies provide comprehensive coverage for losses from hurricanes. If you have a homeowners insurance, StormPeace pays for losses not normally covered such as: tree and debris removal, repair or replace landscape, swimming pool, boat docks, detached property, evacuation, power restoration, any losses below your deductible, and others. If you are uninsured, StormPeace covers you for any losses caused by a hurricane, up to the limit. Some exclusions apply.
StormPeace policies are underwritten by insurance carrier with an A.M.Best rating: A- (Excellent), and backed by a global reinsurer with A.M. Best rating: A+ (Superior).
StormPeace is administered by ARC Hurricane Insurance Agency, Inc. (Florida lic: L096334). © 2017 Assured Risk Cover, Inc. All rights reserved. Patents Pending.