Brad Smith: Co-founder & Actuary, JaSure
Brad is an actuary with a Business Science Honours degree cum laude in Actuarial Science,
Statistics and Computer Science, and a Business Science Masters degree in the applications of machine learning techniques to risk management.
His early career focused on the life insurance industry where he was involved in building and deploying web-based ERP systems for insurance companies in Africa. Subsequently he founded the data science and artificial intelligence firm BusinessOptics which creates sophisticated solutions primarily in the financial services industry.
Brad is interested in how digitisation and artificial intelligence can drive automation in the insurance industry thereby enabling new models of insurance and enhanced customer experiences.