Aug 9, 2022
Ty Harris is the CEO & Co-Founder of Openly, an insurance company that provides premium homeowners insurance products. They have a unique, cutting-edge platform for independent agents that allows them to obtain a quote in just 15 seconds. Before starting Openly, Ty was part of Liberty Mutual Insurance for over 12 years, with eight years as Vice President of various departments. At Liberty, he led multiple pricing, product, innovation, and underwriting programs. He is also a fully-credentialed actuary.
Ty joins us to describe how Openly distinguishes itself from competitors and how its system can produce quotes in 15 seconds. He shares his thoughts on flights, his passion for debates, and why he founded Openly. He explains the difficulties of finding your first investor and how it gets more accessible. He discusses how COVID-19 has shifted various industries to adopt hybrid working conditions and its effects on commercial spaces. Ty also explains why they built their platform for agents even though both consumers and agents can use it.
"I want to minimize the number of times a human being has to go out and see a claim and disturb the customer as part of it." - Ty Harris
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