Buckle’s Marty Young joins panel, “Transforming the Insurance Experience for the ‘Made for Me’ Economy,” on Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Marty Young, co-founder and CEO of Buckle, a tech-enabled financial services company, is speaking on the panel, “Transforming the Insurance Experience for the ‘Made for Me’ Economy,” at Insuretech Connect – ITC Global, taking place virtually on Monday, October 19 – Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Marty is joined on the panel by Adam Edelstein, COO at Munich Re Specialty and Ben Noble, VP, Experience at Erie Insurance. The panel will be moderated by James Carlucci, SVP at ValueMomentum. These leaders are actively engaged in transforming how value is delivered to the customer. ITC Global is the largest and most comprehensive gathering of tech entrepreneurs, investors, and insurance industry incumbents from around the world.

WHAT: Buckle Co-Founder and CEO Marty Young Speaking on ITC Global Panel, “Transforming the Insurance Experience for the ‘Made for Me’ Economy”

WHEN: Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 2:55 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. EDT

WHERE: https://insuretechconnect.com

The digital economy is a “made for me” economy, and customers are rewarding providers who understand them well and provide experiences, products, and services tailored to their needs. In this panel discussion, three leaders hone in on the customer needs and the experiences they seek, overcoming cultural challenges of innovation and harnessing technology to transform how value is delivered to the customer.

Marty is a globally recognized financial executive and advisor with over 20 years of financial and operational experience in addressing over 75 special situation investments. As the co-founder of Buckle, an inclusive financial services platform company which is incorporating new technologies and data into insurance and credit products, alongside executing an M+A strategy, he is passionate about creating the USAA of the gig economy. He also serves

Andrew Rear, CEO of Digital Partners, a Munich Re company, is appointed Buckle’s new Chairman of the Board

Buckle, a tech-enabled financial services company, announced the appointment of two industry leaders. Kristi Matus, who was Executive Advisor for Thomas H. Lee Partners and CFO of USAA, is now the company’s CFO and COO. Andrew Rear, CEO of Digital Partners, a Munich Re company, and an insurance and insurtech investor, has been appointed Chairman of Buckle’s Board.

“Buckle is rapidly moving in its mission to provide insurance, credit, and advocacy to Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) providers and platforms,” said Marty Young, Co-founder and CEO of Buckle. “As USAA has provided top-rated banking and insurance to military members and their families, we are passionate about doing the same for the gig economy. Kristi’s in-depth experience, from beginning her career as an actuary and quickly moving to the executive ranks of insurance, credit, and investment management will allow us to progress in our charge and navigate the company through rapid growth.”

During nearly a decade with USAA, Kristi also served as President of Life Insurance and Investment Services and as President of the Life Insurance Company. She was also Executive VP and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer at athenahealth, Inc. and Executive VP and Head of the Government Services Segment at Aetna, Inc. Kristi currently serves on the boards of Cerence (CRNC), Equitable (EQH), and Alliance Bernstein (AB).

“Throughout my career, I’ve sought opportunities where there was a genuine drive to create the asset of long-term economic value for shareholders while building a legacy of delighting customers,” said Kristi Matus. “Being part of the Buckle team allows me to utilize 30 years of experiences in a way that can truly transform finance and insurance to support the gig economy, consistent with economic and