Buckle CEO Marty Young Invited for Keynote Interview at Insurance M&A Symposium
Buckle’s Marty Young to be interviewed about redefining customer experience at S&P Global Market Intelligence event on Thursday, November 12, 2020
Keynote Interview Guest: Buckle Co-Founder and CEO Marty Young at Insurance M&A Symposium
Thursday, November 12, 2020, 1:00 p.m. ET
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Nov. 9, 2020 — Marty Young, Co-founder and CEO of Buckle, a tech-enabled financial services company, is the guest for the afternoon keynote interview, “Redefining the Customer Experience,” at the Insurance M&A Symposium on Thursday, November 12, 2020. In its 11th year, the S&P Global Market Intelligence event is taking place virtually and tackling the future of insurance M&A while exploring how the rules are being re-written. The moderator of the session is Mark Purowitz, Senior Partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice of Deloitte Consulting.
Recent IPO activity by technology-driven upstarts seeking to redefine the customer experience has brought the concept of insurance industry disruption to the mainstream. Through its acquisition, recapitalization, and relaunch of an insurance company subsidiary in June, Buckle is leading the transformation in its shared economy niche.
Marty is a globally recognized financial executive and advisor with over 20 years of financial and operational experience addressing over 75 special situation investments. As co-founder and CEO of Buckle, he is guiding the company to incorporate new technologies and data into insurance and credit products, alongside executing an M&A strategy. He is passionate about creating the USAA of the gig economy. He also serves as Managing Director at M-III Partners, the top Wall Street boutique restructuring firm and on the Advisory Board of the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering of Georgia Tech.
Marty holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from the United States Military Academy at West Point, a master’s degree in operations research from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a master’s degree in business administration from New York University, among others.
With the pandemic forcing the insurance industry to change the way it operates, M&A within the sector is facing an imminent evolution. The definition of traditional deal-making could be altered as operators make adjustments to their distribution strategies and rely more on technology in the day-to-day running of their businesses. This opens a new scope for insurers as they reach a crossroads with having to choose their offensive and defensive strategies in the aftermath of COVID-19. For more information on the event, go to:
Buckle is a full-stack insurance company and credit platform specifically focused on rideshare, delivery, and other gig economy services, providing both providers and TNC platforms innovative insurance and credit products. Connect with Buckle on Facebook and LinkedIn and visit www.buckleup.com.
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