Agency Intelligence

Agency Intelligence


Agency intelligence podcast, is your top insurance podcast with two unique series that let you hear from and learn from both agency owners and industry influencers. Agents Influence is your weekly guide to the latest and greatest thought leaders the industry has to offer. Agency Intelligence covers real data from real agents in real agencies.

In this episode of Agents Influence podcast, host Jason Cass interviews Chris Cheatham, Vice President of Product and Content Marketing at Bold Penguin. Jason and Chris discuss what’s ahead for the Insurtech industry, the importance of cyber liability, and the new products that Bold Penguin is developing for agents.


Episode Highlights:

  • Chris explains what Risk Genius was all about. (2:34)
  • How did Chris become the Luke Skywalker of insurance? (3:29)
  • Is Chris an Android or iPhone user? (3:56)
  • Jason shares about his 75 HARD journey. (6:45)
  • Does Chris love to win or hate to lose? (8:49)
  • What does Chris attribute to his success, skill or luck? (15:48)
  • Chris discusses what Bold Penguin does for agents. (17:23)
  • Chris talks about their new product, consumer quote start. (20:42)
  • Could Chris consider himself well enough in the world of insurtech? (21:48)
  • Chris expresses interest in seeing what the next wave of insurtech will be. (22:20)
  • Jason and Chris discuss the significance of cyber liability. (24:25) 
  • Chris mentions that he plans to launch a podcast eventually. (31:18)
  • Chris shares that they are the lead sponsor of Insurtech Connect. (32:07)
  • Chris explains why the insurance industry was referred to as the “Wild West”. (32:48)
  • What is Chris currently watching? (35:58)
  • Jason explains how he manages to embrace a bunch of habits all at once with the 75 HARD. (38:43)

Key Quotes:

  • “What will trigger cyber for small business insurance, like a policy coverage, and who’s going to buy them?” – Chris Cheatham
  • “My number one mission at Bold Penguin is declared by what we do. So I’ve been up since 5 am, working on a new website. I think that’s gonna go really, really far in clarifying what our products do.” – Chris Cheatham
  •  “I’ve actually been working quietly on a podcast… I want to do one where I go and talk to agents about their origin stories. What were you doing before? What was the kind of origin of the idea? How’d you launch it? What was the low point? And then where are you at now?” – Chris Cheatham

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