05/13/2022 · 2 min read
As connectivity continues to improve and already pervasive technology becomes faster and more efficient, companies are exploring the opportunities that exist within the metaverse. It’s a seemingly limitless concept that is frequently referenced, but its boundaries are not always fully understood.
In this episode of Marsh’s Risk in Context podcast, Trevor Smith, senior vice president and casualty leader of Marsh’s Sharing Economy and Mobility Group, talks to Ben Hoster, who leads the transformative technologies agenda for the Marsh McLennan Advantage Insights team and Jaymin Kim, director of commercial strategy for technology, cyber, and digital at Marsh McLennan Advantage. They will explore what the metaverse is, the potential business opportunities, and the risks that organizations should be aware of as they consider investing in this new frontier.
Senior Vice President, Casualty
Trevor Smith leads Casualty for Marsh’s Sharing Economy and Mobility Group. His team is responsible for working with some of the firm’s most innovative clients and insurers to invent new forms of insurance, or remix existing ones, to protect the businesses of the future.
Director, Transformative Technologies, Marsh McLennan Advantage
Ben Hoster leads the transformative technologies agenda for the Marsh McLennan Advantage Insights team. Based in Austin, his role includes exploring technology-driven seismic shifts across industries and the resulting business imperatives for executives, policymakers, risk leaders, and, more broadly, societies across the globe.
Senior Vice President, Cyber Risk Practice
Jaymin Kim is the director of commercial strategy within Marsh McLennan Advantage, where she drives global commercial strategy with a focus on technology, cyber, and digital. In her role, she advises companies on the emerging metaverse and related fields, including NFTs, blockchain technology, and decision-making structures.