Ottawa, Ontario – July 25th, 2022 – Global IQX announced today that President and CEO Mike de Waal has been named as a Top 100 Insurance Innovator in the 2022 Insurance Innovator Awards which recognizes Insurance professionals who have made significant technological contributions to their company and the industry.
Mike de Waal, President & CEO of Global IQX
“It is an honour to be nominated by my industry peers as a top insurance innovator,” said de Waal.
The awards, sponsored by Lightico and The Lighthouse Collective, come on the heels of significant innovation in the Insurance industry during the last two years and are divided into four categories: carriers, brokers, media/influencers and insurtechs.
“We’re incredibly excited to see such a strong cadre of Insurance professionals leading innovation of the industry at a critical time,” said Zviki Ben-Ishay, CEO and Cofounder of Lightico. “Leaders like Mike de Waal are an excellent example of technological innovation truly revolutionizing their company.”
Mike de Waal founded Global IQX in 2000. The company specializes in new business and renewal automation for employee benefits carriers.
Under de Waal’s leadership, Global IQX has been named a “dominant provider” in its space and has built a client base of over twenty major insurers across North America. In the last two years, Global IQX added eight new insurance carriers as clients.
“With various artificial intelligence R&D initiatives underway at Global IQX, we expect even more transformation in the group insurance industry in the coming years,” adds de Waal.
About Mike de Waal
Mike de Waal is president and founder of Global IQX, an Ottawa-based software provider of AI-driven sales and service solutions to employee benefits insurers. He has deep experience in both software development and business management skills. Early in his career, he worked as a computer programmer and then went on to become a financial planner and a benefits consultant with giant Manulife Financial before becoming a tech entrepreneur. He can be reached at [email protected].
About Global IQX
Global IQX is a dominant provider of AI-driven employee benefits sales and underwriting solutions, helping insurers write more business in less time. Global IQX offers a suite of business-configurable modules and microservices that digitize, streamline, and automate new business and renewal processes for group and voluntary benefits. The IQX Sales & Underwriting Workbench streamlines quoting for all benefits products sold in North America and experience rate small groups up to 100,000+ lives with dozens of divisions and classes. Global IQX serves some of the world’s largest insurance companies.
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