Paul Carroll
CEO, Editor-In-Chief
Insurance Thought Leadership

Paul Carroll, CEO & Editor-in-Chief of InsuranceThoughtLeadership.com (ITL), a platform for industry thought leaders that support innovation and transformation. Paul is co-author of The New Killer Apps: How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups and Billion Dollar Lessons: What You Can Learn From the Most Inexcusable Business Failures of the Last 25 Years. He also spent 17 years at the Wall Street Journal as an editor and reporter. 

Joan Zerkovich
Sr. Vice President
AAIS

Before coming to AAIS in 2012, Joan Zerkovich worked for several organizations in information technology positions, including more than eight years as CIO of ICAT Holdings LLC, a catastrophe insurance intermediary. Her work at ICAT earned Joan recognition in 2006 as one of the insurance industry’s “Elite 8” technology professionals by Insurance & Technology magazine. Prior to her years at ICAT, Joan spent more than 13 years in information technology positions with the University of California system. Her work there included projects that contributed to the initial public access to the Internet and to the digitalization of the university’s library system.