“Digitalisation: Innovation Realised” – Assurant Insight 2020 Event with British Astronaut Tim Peake and Author of ‘Digital Innovation’ Lindsay Herbert

News Release

  • Assurant to explore innovation, creativity, and digitalisation in forthcoming Insight 2020 virtual event, taking place on Thursday 8 October  

  • Speakers include European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake and Author of ‘Digital Innovation’ Lindsay Herbert 

Assurant, a leading global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases, is inviting industry leaders to join its virtual Insight 2020 Event on Thursday 8 October 2020: “Digitalisation: Innovation Realised”. 

Insight 2020 will explore the accelerated pace of innovation and creativity which has been driving the scale of digitalisation across global industries. Taking part in this year’s event will be keynote speakers Tim Peake, Britain’s first ESA astronaut, and Lindsay Herbert, Author of ‘Digital Innovation’. The pair will explore themes including embracing innovation, digital transformation, and advancements in technology, science and space, whilst also taking questions from the audience. 

Insight 2020 will also feature a thought-provoking panel discussion, with speakers from Assurant, RAC, Toyota and Lloyds Bank. The panel will explore how their respective companies have embraced digitalisation, the benefits and pitfalls of a digitalised business, and what the future holds for digitalisation across all industries. 

Commenting ahead of the event, Rich Green, president, UK & Automotive Europe, at Assurant, said: “As digitalisation becomes ever more entrenched into the day-to-day operations of businesses, it has become inextricably tied in with creativity and innovation. The Assurant Insight 2020 Event will provide a platform for its participants to discuss how digitalisation can best be harnessed to ignite creativity, innovation, and resilience in businesses.  

“At Assurant, we place the customer at the heart of what we do. Having world-class speakers for Insight 2020 like Tim Peake and Lindsay Herbert - who constantly break ground in their respective fields - reflects Assurant’s forward-thinking and innovative business nature, as we keep pace with the changes in the digital world while supporting our clients to do the same.” 

Insight 2020 will take place on Thursday 8 October, with Assurant’s Rich Green opening and closing this year’s virtual event.  

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About Assurant 
Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) is a leading global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases. Anticipating the evolving needs of consumers, Assurant partners with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative products and services and to deliver an enhanced customer experience. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant offers mobile device solutions; extended service contracts; vehicle protection services; pre-funded funeral insurance; renters’ insurance; lender-placed insurance products; and other specialty products. The Assurant Foundation strengthens communities by supporting charitable partners that help protect where people live and can thrive, connect with local resources, inspire inclusion and prepare leaders of the future. 

Learn more at assurant.com or on Twitter @AssurantNews.  

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