Chief Insurance Officer, Advisor
Joe Orr’s extensive experience in insurance development throughout his career has informed his expertise in digital insurance. Orr is currently the founder and president of Harvest Moon Innovations, a consulting firm focused on the insurance industry that works hand-and-hand with retail insurance agencies, general agencies, carriers, and web-based information verticals to deliver strategic business focus and planning, product development and distribution, and retention programs.Earlier in his career, Orr advised the insurance start-up Answer Financial, where his prototype for insurance offering got him heavily involved in the digital insurance space and informed his career ever since. There, he became SVP of Product and was responsible for e-commerce strategy, web product development, IT, interactive marketing, and product management for all LOBs.Orr later acted as COO of Snap Insurance and was involved in all operations of the insurance process, from marketing and web development to strategy and offshore call center implementation. He was also the EVP of Insurance at Clearlink Insurance Agency, managing all insurance operations and increasing the agency footprint from four agents to over 250 licensed professionals.
Andrew Wynn is a two-time insurtech entrepreneur and the co-founder and co-CEO of Ascend, an all-in-one payments solution created for insurance. Prior to Ascend, he built a home maintenance startup called Sheltr, which provides homeowners with routine preventative maintenance service and diagnostics to offer data-driven proactive care to catch issues before they become costly repairs. Sheltr became the first acquisition made by the insurtech unicorn Hippo because of its intuitive and technological approach to building an insurance product that went beyond customer interaction. Prior to Sheltr, Andrew was an early employee at Instacart, leading the company’s product and data integration team.
Laura Adams is one of the nation’s leading personal finance, insurance, and small business authorities. She’s an award-winning author, speaker, and the host of "Money Girl," a top-rated weekly podcast. She’s frequently quoted in the national media, and millions of readers and listeners benefit from her practical financial advice. Laura’s mission is to empower consumers to make smart money decisions every day through her spokesperson and advocacy work. She received an MBA from the University of Florida and lives in Vero Beach, Florida.