David Shapiro, Co-founder, Plank - How to build transparent and effective AI solutions for insurance? | Breakfast Bar Podcast Series
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How to build transparent and effective AI solutions for insurance?


David Shapiro

David Shapiro


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In this episode of Breakfast Bar Podcast Series, Oleg Sadikov, the co-founder and CEO at Devico & DeviQA, as he sits down with David Shapiro, the co-founder of Planck, a leading provider of AI-based data analytics for the insurance sector. David sheds light on common misconceptions and challenges in the adoption of AI in insurance, discussing the delicate balance between automation and human oversight. He also explores the growing emphasis on customer-centricity and personalized experiences in the Insurtech landscape. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned business leader, or simply curious about the intersection of AI and data analytics, this episode offers a wealth of knowledge and inspiration.

Join us as we discuss:

  • David's journey from conceptualizing the idea to establishing Planck as a leader in AI-based data analytics for insurance.

  • Strategies for staying informed about Insurtech trends and drawing inspiration from professional networks.

  • The impact of AI and data analytics on the future of the insurance industry, along with common misconceptions and challenges in adoption.

  • The balance between leveraging AI for automation and maintaining human oversight.

  • Insights into talent acquisition, including addressing scarcity in AI and data analytics fields and potential strategies like IT outsourcing.

  • Successful collaborations with external partners and the advantages and disadvantages of IT outsourcing.

  • Anticipated trends in increased reliance on IT outsourcing and their impact on talent acquisition and management.

  • Strategies for fostering collaboration and synergy between in-house development teams and external IT outsourcing partners.

Join the Breakfast Bar to listen to engaging discussions guided by a prominent industry expert who willingly imparts a treasure trove of knowledge and experience.

Oleg Sadikov


Oleg Sadikov

Co-founder and CEO at Devico & DeviQA

As a tech entrepreneur and founder of Devico and DeviQA, Oleg excels in shaping business strategy, forging partnerships, and driving innovative transformation.

David Shapiro


David Shapiro


A visionary and veteran director and CEO with over 35 years’ experience with data analytics and Insurtech companies.

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