An in-person, POST-VIRTUAL Insurance EVENT Unlike any other

OCTOBER 23 - 25, 2022

Hotel Californian, Santa Barbara

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Featuring Kara Swisher

Silicon Valley's "Most Feared" Technology Journalist

Kara Swisher is the co-founder and editor-at-large of Recode, producer and host of the Recode Decode and Pivot podcasts, and co-executive producer of the Code Conference series. She also has a special series on MSNBC called Revolution on the impact of technology on work, society, and more, and is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. 

Max Drucker
CEO, Carpe Data

Max Drucker

For two decades Carpe Data CEO Max Drucker has led innovation for the insurance industry as a data visionary, always at the forefront of technological change. Before Carpe Data's launch in 2016, Max excelled as both executive and entrepreneur—in 1998 he served as CIO and co-founder of eCoverage, the nation's first online auto insurance company. Looking again toward the future Max founded Steel Card, one of the world's first InsureTech companies, which was acquired by ChoicePoint in 2006 and now owned by LexisNexis, earning him recognition by Insurance & Technology Magazine as one of the Top 10 Innovators of the Decade.

Shefi Ben Hutta
Co-Founder, Coverager

Shefi Ben Hutta

Shefi Ben-Hutta is the co-founder of Coverager, the go-to source for insurance innovation that both creates and curates coverage on the most pressing topics relevant to insurance executives. Shefi holds a B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from Bar-Ilan University and an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business with a specialization in strategy and marketing.

David Connolly
Global Insurance Technology Leader, EY

David Connolly

David is based in Silicon Valley, California, leading EY’s Global IT Insurance Practice, and EY’s Digital Innovation practice. 

He and his global team of 6,500+ professionals have vetted over 1,250 InsurTechs, and continue to do so with a goal of aligning the best-of-breed vendors into innovative solutions that enable carriers to achieve business objectives that in some cases before were not possible.  David and team help carriers define their digital strategy, and then support the implementation of digital solutions, through various means including migrating the carrier’s legacy systems into the cloud to be used as callable services, rapidly designing and building new products and digital capabilities for carriers, running the products and digital offerings for carriers via a “platform as a service” model called Nexus, and/or providing a completely outsourced offering from a business process, IT application and hosting perspective.


Stay on site at the Hotel Californian, Santa Barbara's  premier urban destination. Featuring dazzling spaces from celebrity designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Hotel Californian is mere steps from Santa Barbara's iconic Stearn's Wharf, miles of beaches, and elegant culinary experiences.


Data in Paradise registrants can now book their stay at a discounted rate using the reservation portal here. On top of these savings, an additional $100/night discount will be applied to the nights of 10/24 & 10/25 at check-in, compliments of Carpe Data!

Early Adopter
May 14th - July 31st


Insurance Innovator
August 1st - October 22nd


Onsite Registration
October 23rd & 24th


**Considerations for COVID-19: Register with Confidence**

 Please note that all registrations can be fully refunded due to company- or government-imposed travel restrictions. Refund requests should be submitted no later than 48 hours before the start of the conference. 

All passes include entry to all conference sessions and networking functions. There are no partial attendance rates.

Bringing a group to Data in Paradise? Register 3 or more attendees at once with the code GROUP to save 20% on the entire order!

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