David Gomez - Founder / CIO - Ocean Inno Tech Fest
David currently serves as Founder and head of Creative Innovation for Ocean Inno Tech Fest, committed to present innovation being developed by the areas top tech companies, startups, entrepreneurs, and students in the New England area & beyond.
An Architect by trade, David is a Founder, Chief Innovation Officer and Brand Visionary with Red DWG Library, DWG Design Group, and OITF, with experience in brand development and strategy, architecture, interior design, and On-Brand communications. Designing and Branding for such luxury brand like L’Oreal, Georgia Armani, Ghurka, Chopard, Sax Hotel, Avia Hotel, Crimson Lounge, Fortress Investment Group. Design that creates inspired, lifestyle and brand-strengthening experiences built around people, processes, technologies, and businessdrivers.
Adam Kostecki - Sr. Assistant VP - Amica Mutual Insurance Co.
Adam Kostecki is senior assistant vice president in the digital experience department at Amica Mutual Insurance Company. In his current role, he oversees Amica’s user research, design and innovation teams, and supports IT projects impacting customer-facing digital platforms. Prior to joining digital experience, Adam held numerous roles in Amica’s claims department, where he led several technology initiatives and launched the claims innovation team.
Jaap de Vries, Ph.D. - VP Innovation Science & Technology - FM Global
Michael Lebovitz leads efforts to evolve FM Global’s market-leading and innovative products and services to meet the ever-changing needs of the company’s policyholders. Lebovitz joined the organization in 1985 as a loss prevention consultant and has worked for AFM since 1995. Lebovitz holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Ga., USA.
FM Global is a leading commercial property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions.
Thomas Chase is currently chief operating officer at Delta Dental of Rhode Island and has been driving change in the healthcare insurance industry for over 20 years. He has completed engagement for some of the largest US-based and international insurance companies including Blue Cross, Aetna, Cigna, Delta Dental and UK-based Royal & SunAlliance. He has also been part of pre-IPO engagements and post IPO ramp ups.
Recently, in the role of CTO for First Circle, Inc. (subsidiary of Delta Dental of RI) he was part of the executive team that launched Chewsi (chewsidental.com), a new concept in providing access to affordable dental care for all.