Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Underwriters

by Hank George, FALU

After three forgettable years as a competition analyst in the agency department, I became a novice life underwriter at Northwestern Mutual on October 10, 1973.

The ensuing 522 months have afforded me the privilege of witnessing first hand the evolution of our profession and in so doing to marvel at the ever-accelerating pace of change.

Clearly, there are reasons – and reasons within reasons – why this frenetic process will intensify over the near-term future with profound implications for us, both individually and collectively.

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