Slice Labs Adds Hutton to Board of Directors
Staff Writer | May 03, 2016
Slice Labs Inc., an insurtech startup set to launch an on-demand insurance platform to support the on-demand economy, announces that Tom Hutton, managing partner of XL Innovate, has joined Slice’s board of directors.
“Tom’s experience is unparalleled in the world of insurance and analytics, as well as fintech startups. He provides the most strategic mind in the industry; key to scaling our new insurance products,” says Tim Attia, CEO at Slice.
Prior to establishing XL Innovate in 2015, Hutton held several leadership roles in the financial and technology industries. He was CEO at Risk Management Solutions and White Mountains Re. He has also directed multiple private and public insurance and reinsurance companies including Safeco, Montpelier Re, and New Energy Risk.
Hutton has served on the XL Group board of directors, a $10 billion global insurance company, and currently serves on the board of SoFi, a finance company with a different approach to lending and wealth management.
“XL Innovate invests in high-value opportunities for assessing and pricing risk, particularly those addressing emerging trends in technology. Slice does just that. There is a very real need to provide fair and transparent insurance specifically created and priced for the new on-demand workforce,” says Hutton. “I have great respect for what Slice is building, and am honored to be joining their board.”
Tom Hutton will be joining the current Slice co-founders and Frances Kang of Horizons Ventures, who is also on the boards of Friendsurance and Blockstream.
Slice is backed by Horizons Ventures and XL Innovate, and is headquartered in New York City.
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