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, Jason Cass and Jeff Shi interview Matthew Sutika, Chief Insurance Officer at Obie. Matthew talks about how they have integrated their own technology to help companies be able to achieve their ideal results. Matthew also talks about some of the future projects they have lined up. 

Episode Highlights:

  • Matthew tells us that he loves to win and loves the idea of winning more than he hates to lose. (4:48)
  • Matthew explains why he thinks skill has been a big factor in his career. (5:14)
  • Matthew explains what Obie is and why he decided to join, and the interesting things he likes about it. (12:11)
  • Matthew opens up about a project Obie is currently working on. (18:26)
  • Matthew explains that insurance is all about data and it is really important to embrace the new technology for the industry. (22:39)
  • Matthew tells us that the power of being able to organize data based on the needs of the business is very significant. (28:25)
  • Matthew shares his insights about cryptocurrency and how it can be related to the progress of a company. (33:21)
  • Matthew tells us more about the Co-Founders of Obie, Aaron and Ryan. (41:51)
  • Matthew mentions that his father has been his greatest mentor in the business. (45:09)

Key Quotes:

  • “We’re talking about InsurTech but there’s also PropTech, right? Like the property tech companies, the property manager digitising. And so, our number one thing is we wanted to have a product that actually makes sense for what’s going on right now.” – Matthew Sutika
  • “I always say, let’s keep building great technology.” – Matthew Sutika
  • “The unique thing about our InsurTech company is we’re actually built by insurance people and we have a pretty large brokerage in the back of it…So, you know, we have a good mix of actual insurance people at our company.” – Matthew Sutika

Resources Mentioned: