Triple-I Appoints Four Non-Resident Scholars to Broaden Expertise


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NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2023—In a move aimed at expanding its knowledge of important industry issues, the Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I) today announced the appointment of four new Non-Resident Scholars (NRS).


“For nearly five years, the Triple-I has worked to create a collaborative, unified partnership between academia and the insurance industry, providing opportunities and benefits for both through our Non-Resident Scholars program,” said Sean Kevelighan, CEO, Triple-I. “We welcome the subject matter expertise and industry knowledge these four individuals bring to our organization. Their skills and experience will bring added value to the Triple-I’s member companies as we strengthen the Insurance Information Institute’s ability to focus on the core issues affecting insurers and policyholders.”


The newly appointed Non-Resident Scholars are:


Director - Insurance Management Program School of Professional Studies, Columbia University


Assistant Teaching Professor, Social Data Science, Arizona State University


American Family Insurance Distinguished Chair of Risk Management in the Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Provost Professor of Business Law and Ethics, Indiana University; Executive Director, Ostrom Workshop, Executive Director, Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research.


Like the Triple-I’s incumbent Non-Resident Scholars, the new appointees will be asked to:


  • Provide expert commentary on timely issues facing the insurance industry.
  • Deliver presentations and moderate panel discussions at webinars and other special events.
  • Conduct media interviews and act as advisors for key Triple-I initiatives.
  • Participate in the Triple-I’s Podcast series with Triple-I executive Dr. Michel Léonard.


“These four new Non-Resident Scholars will provide in-depth expertise on critical issues shaping our industry.  By doing so, they advance one of the Triple-I’s goals, which is to generate insights curated for different audiences, from the media to regulators,” said Dr. Michel Léonard, Chief Economist and Data Scientist, Triple-I, who oversees the NRS program. “The Non-Resident Scholars are thought leaders in their respective fields, and we welcome them to our organization.”


Photos and bios of all the Triple-I’s Non-Resident Scholars can be found here.


For more information about the Triple-I’s NRS program, contact Leonard at



Video: Sean Kevelighan, CEO, Triple-I., discussing the NRS program’s launch

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