AI in Action E231: Jason Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-CEO at Young Alfred

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Welcome to episode 231 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and Europe.

Today's guest is Jason Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-CEO at Young Alfred in New York. Founded in 2016, Young Alfred unlocks access to home insurance for both homeowners and businesses. With over 40 direct insurance carrier partners, they are on a mission to turn the five-hour nightmare of shopping for home insurance online into an informed 15-minute transaction.

Young Alfred's technology analyzes billions of data points for every customer to find the best-priced insurance options available. The team empowers their clients with data so they have all the information needed to make an informed purchase decision. Young Alfred strives for perfection and being the smartest, most customer-friendly agent on earth.

In today's episode, Jason discusses:

What makes Young Alfred unique in the home insurance sector

Problems they are solving by applying AI and Data solutions

Experience building data teams from high-frequency trading to insurance

Advice to data scientists on how to make an impact

The importance of communication skills

Exciting opportunities and what the future holds for Young Alfred

To find out more about Jason and the interesting work happening at Young Alfred, check out the website or follow them on Twitter @theyoungalfred. You can also connect with Jason on Linkedin.

What did you think of Jason's podcast? Where do you see the future of AI and Data Science in the Insurance industry heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

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