CarInsurance.com and Chief Strategy Officer Jeff Blecher provide and in-depth look at roadside assistance options available to consumers, including the oft-overlooked programs from insurance providers and auto OEMs.Read
Agero is taking advantage of its position as a roadside assistance and accident management leader to thrive in a newly dynamic automotive market. In this piece from the Boston Business Journal, Chief Strategy Officer Jeff Blecher explains.Read
Rising auto-physical claims severity has prompted insurers to increase personal auto premiums – with limited success. An additional approach is the use of proven tools to better manage controllable loss costs through accident management (AM) - to the tune of $3 billion in savings.Read
When disasters strike, policyholders expect insurance agents to be by their side during the aftermath. But how can insurers ensure their service partners are able to meet those same expectations? Chief Operations Officer George Horvat shares his perspective in this contributed piece for PropertyCasualty360.Read
WIRED talked to experts in the field of Autonomous Driving, incl. Agero's Chief Strategy Officer Jeffrey Blecher, to explore distracted driving and its consequences. Their conclusion: Distracted driving is out of control, and there's no single cure. Read
We are learning more about distracted driving and semi-autonomous vehicles thanks to Agero's collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Automotive News covered the newly announced results in their First Shift TV newscast.Read
How much do we know about driver distraction and vehicle automation? A lot more now, thanks to collaborative research by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Agero. This Consumer Reports article, featuring MIT's Bryan Reimer and Agero's Jeffrey Blecher, reveals interesting insights into driver behavior.Read
Agero's Bernie Gracy was one of four CIOs revealing how their organizations have implemented artificial intelligence, and offering their perspectives about risks and opportunities in the Transformation Nation column on CIO.com. Read
In the first episode of the CIO’s new Leadership Live series, Maryfran Johnson, executive director of CIO programs for CIO Events and the CIO Executive Council, invited Agero’s Chief Digital Officer, Bernie Gracy, for an in-depth interview focused on leadership, innovation and business strategy.Read
Too often, insurers must make a tradeoff between cost and the quality of service that they offer. Wouldn’t it be great if an insurer could deliver a program that improves the quality of service and reduces loss costs?Read More
As countless new innovative disruptions extend to nearly every corner of our economy, now is the time for many industries, roadside services included, to transform themselves and fully embrace the digital business model. Read More
Semi-autonomy is coming FAST and it’s creating driver confusion. Here is a brief overview of four key insights that really connected with insurance professionals at the AIR National Conference and sparked great discussions.Read More
A full auditorium of local tech students and professionals recently filled Agero’s auditorium for a NewCo Boston learning session. NewCo celebrates companies that create positive and purposeful transformation in their industries.Read More
Agero was recently awarded the Digital Edge 50 Award for our Proactive ETA (estimated time of arrival) Risk model, which leverages machine learning to monitor roadside services in real-time and predicts when service providers will be late. Agero's innovative technology is getting noticed.Read More
Talk of fully autonomous vehicles are grabbing headlines everywhere these days. The whole idea of driving around in a robo-taxi, once just science fiction, seems to be approaching with ferocious speed. The reality for the next 5-10 years, however, is creating more questions than answers.Read More
In their keynote speech, Agero's Chief Strategy Officer Jeff Blecher and VP of Product Strategy & Marketing Luis Quiroga spoke about the need to streamline claims severity processes, and potentially saving up to $3B of claims with automated accident scene management.
Semi-autonomy is coming FAST. It’s creating driver confusion, changing driver behavior, and potentially changing driver risk. This has sparked enormous interest among insurance professionals. Jeff Blecher, Agero's Chief Strategy Officer, shared the first look at our findings on April 22 at the AIR National Conference.
Agero presented on the topic of preventing and detecting vehicle accidents in real time using AWS (Amazon Web Services) at Amazon’s AWS re:INVENT conference in December 2017. In addition, Agero was featured in Amazon’s executives’ keynote presentations, as an early adopter of AWS services.