Former DealerPolicy exec brings technology, startup, and insurance experience to the role.
BOSTON – Veruna, developer of the insurance industry’s leading agency management system (AMS) built on the Salesforce platform, is pleased to announce that Chris Marcus has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer.
As CTO, Marcus’s immediate focus will be optimizing the company’s development and implementation processes while providing technology leadership to drive the company’s ongoing solution innovation and business growth. Longer term, Marcus will lead strategic efforts to expand and evolve Veruna’s product offerings to continue bringing new features, functionality, scalability and flexibility to help insurance agencies thrive in an industry undergoing rapid change.
Prior to joining Veruna, Marcus most recently served as CTO and VP R&D of DealerPolicy, an insurtech startup focused on embedded insurance in the automotive distribution channel. He has also held leadership roles in research and development (R&D), software development, and engineering at companies including Mediware Information Systems, Vertek Corporation, CONIX and GE Healthcare.
“The insurance industry is ripe for innovation, and Veruna is way ahead of the pack in terms of delivering game-changing capabilities to help agencies optimize operations and grow their business,” Marcus said. “Their solution is the only one in the marketplace today that is built on the Salesforce platform and integrates essential functionality agencies need within a single system, while being easily customizable for each agency’s unique business model.
“I’m excited to be part of this visionary team and look forward to helping them continue to drive innovation that moves the industry forward,” he said.
Veruna’s innovative technology couples the exceptional customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities of Salesforce with capabilities tailored specifically to the insurance industry, enabling exceptional mobility, flexibility, customization and ease of integration. Veruna is the industry’s only agency management system (AMS) designed by independent agents on an open platform architecture for the superior flexibility agents and brokers need to sell more and relate with customers better.
“Chris seamlessly bridges the gap between business and technology, and he has a wealth of experience developing high-performance teams,” said Jennifer Carroll, CEO of Veruna. “We’re thrilled to be gaining both his deep technology expertise and his strong vision and leadership, which will help us continue to lead and innovate in a dynamic industry. We are excited to have him on board.”
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Veruna, founded in 2015, enables insurance agencies and MGAs to sell more insurance and retain valued customers. By providing a state-of-the-art agency management system built on Salesforce, Veruna empowers agencies to serve customers better and grow their business. This includes building custom configurations to capture your unique value propositions and integrate with numerous solutions. Create automated tasks and reminders for managing customer relationships, remarketing, lost business, or expanding coverage to meet insureds’ needs. Delivering highly innovative insurance technology, Veruna allows agents to focus on one thing – their customers. For more information, please visit www.veruna.com.