This webinar was Recorded on:

Wednesday April 28, 2021

2:00PM - 3:00PM ET



Elaine Mannix

Elaine Mannix,
Insurance Leader,

Elaine is an Insurance industry change leader with over 20 years of experience. Her breadth and depth of experience include driving change at Fortune 500 insurance carriers as both an internal leader and as an external consultant. Familiar with the entire Insurance value chain from Broker and MGA to Insurers and Reinsurers, she has led global teams in delivering large-scale transformation initiatives.

Elaine brings critical insights about using emerging technologies such as intelligent automation and blockchain to deliver differentiated customer experiences. She is equally astute at informing operational efficiency initiatives which have significant regulatory considerations. She is well known in the Insurance industry for helping customers transition from automation experimentation to the development of mature automation visions and strategies to achieve customer, risk, growth, and cost objectives.

Elaine currently leads the Insurance Practice at UiPath, the leading Robotics Process Automation (RPA) AI company. Elaine advises customers on how to develop strategic RPA initiatives and builds industry solutions for intelligent process automation.


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Robert A. Snyder,
Associate Vice President, Transformation & Data Science,

Rob Snyder has over 15 years of experience as an audit and risk management professional, with areas of technical expertise specializing in emerging technologies, including cyber and information security, data automation, agile development, mobile device management, network architecture, and cloud engineering.

In 2018, Rob was selected to lead the transformation and data science efforts for Unum’s Enterprise Audit (EA) organization. In this role, he is responsible for the strategy definition, as well as oversight, delivery, and measurement of the strategic roadmap for the organization. Rob leads the transformation and data science teams supporting EA and is responsible for driving innovation and change. This focuses on using a mix of low- or no-code digital capabilities, as well as advanced technological capabilities in automation, data science, and machine learning. Prior to this role, Rob was director of the internal audit leading the information technology team.

In 2012, Rob co-contributed to a published and industry-leading book on securing mobile devices. Prior to Unum, he held roles at various companies including TD Bank, Ernst & Young, and Arthur Andersen, and worked in the technology startup and consulting sector prior to that.


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Jean M. Younger, J.D., CPCU,
VP, Chief Digital Officer and Six Sigma Leader
Security Benefit

Jean’s varied career (chemist, computer programmer, patent attorney, product development, business leader, GE Master Black Belt, Six Sigma Leader and now Chief Digital Officer and Six Sigma Leader) clearly illustrates her belief that accepting and leading change is the most important business credential for both your personal career and the company for which you work.  Throughout her 20+ years in the insurance industry, she has led the evolution from snail mail/manual processes to full digital capabilities.   In her role as the Six Sigma Leader for Security Benefit, she identified early in the RPA life cycle its benefits and how it could help speed up the automation journey both economically and efficiently.  Through the utilization of both Six Sigma and RPA skillsets, her teams are transforming processes throughout the business from operations to marketing to finance to HR and everything else in between based on a consummate “wing to wing” philosophy.   Meaning, don’t just automate one small piece of the process, automate the whole process.

Through Jean’s leadership, Security Benefit was an early purchaser of RPA technology and one of the first customers on the UIPath RPA Cloud in the U.S.   Her team has been a constant member of Preview sessions, including Cloud, Insights, Studio X and Task Manager.   Jean believes that finding the next best tool in the UIPath toolset leads to an even better customer experience and RPA ROI.

Security Benefit is a leader in the U.S. retirement market with $41.1 billion in assets under management and a focused, effective, and strategically driven distribution structure


Jeff martin

Jeff Martin,
Innovation Strategist,
Encova Insurance

Jeff Martin is the Innovation Strategist at Encova Insurance and has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Computer Science.  Throughout his 20 years in insurance he has held various roles focused on technology.  He brought Robotic Process Automation to Encova two years ago and created a center of excellence.  Currently, he is working to scale RPA to every department and bring more intelligence to the automations being created. 

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