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The Evolution of the Actuary in a World of Automated Machine Learning

Actuaries stand at the intersection of a vast expansion in the availability of data, an exponential increase in data storage capacity, and an acceleration in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI).


RGA's Jeff Heaton, Vice President, Data Science, and Jaqui Wassenaar, Vice President, Market Development Director, RGAX, discuss whether the insurance industry is at the precipice of an AI revolution, and, if so, what are the implications for actuaries? Explore how automation is transforming insurance and the actuarial profession in this lively, in-depth presentation for aoc2020.

This video was a keynote presentation developed for the actuview online conference aoc2020. Under the overall theme “future | actuary”, the event features a series of sessions on current developments in the actuarial profession and addresses future challenges in an age of digital change.

actuview (www.actuview.com) is a global multimedia platform for actuaries and industry professionals. RGA is actuview’s sponsoring partner. 

If you would like to discuss this video further, please contact Jeff and Jaqui or RGA's global research team

For related topics, see also: Past, Present and Future of Risk Factors

The Presenters

  • Jeff Heaton, Ph.D.
    Vice President and Data Scientist,
    Global Data and Analytics

    RGA
  • Jaqui Wassenaar
    FIA, FASSA
    Vice President,
    Market Development Director
    RGAX EMEA

Summary

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This video was a keynote presentation developed for the actuview online conference aoc2020. Under the overall theme “future | actuary”, the event features a series of sessions on current developments in the actuarial profession and addresses future challenges in an age of digital change.

actuview (www.actuview.com) is a global multimedia platform for actuaries and industry professionals. RGA is actuview’s sponsoring partner. 

https://player.vimeo.com/video/457854052
  • actuary
  • AI
  • AML
  • artificial intelligence insurance
  • automated machine learning
  • Heaton
  • Jaqui Wassenaar
  • Jeff Heaton
  • machine learning
  • predictive modeling insurance