Akur8

Sam has been CEO of Akur8 since the company’s incorporation. Sam studied Journalism and holds a Master’s in business. He started his career at IBM, where he held multiple sales and sales management positions in various countries. He left IBM to join French Insurtech success Shift Technology as Head of International sales, before co-founding Akur8 with the ambition of creating a new French Unicorn!

After graduating in engineering in Barcelona and Paris, Ramon obtained a PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Southampton. He has gone from studying black holes to joining the data scientist team at Akur8. A small and fast-growing startup, the job at Akur8 includes a broad spectrum of the business from software development to practical training of the clients, "a very exciting motivation" he says. A passionate of sports as a spectator and practitioner, "data is changing sports and its strategies completely, we, in Akur8, will change insurance pricing".

After her software engineering studies, Clara discovered the insurance world by working on the development of a data crawling platform. She then joined Akur8 at its very beginning to tackle the challenge of disrupting insurance pricing and to build Akur8 SaaS platform. She loves being part of a growing startup and continuously improving her technical skills.

In her spare time, Clara enjoys playing tennis and spending time in her native mountains.

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Presentation

Akur8 is revolutionizing insurance pricing with transparent AI. Akur8 developed a unique AI-based insurance pricing solution that automates risk modeling for insurance companies while keeping full transparency and control on the models created, as required by regulators worldwide.

Akur8 is the only solution on the market reconciling Machine Learning and Actuarial worlds. With Akur8, insurance carriers’ modeling time is divided by 10 and loss ratio is improved by 2%-4%.

What they are looking for

Akur8 is a young, dynamic and fast growing insurtech startup. The Akur8 team is expanding across a broad range of roles that will be instrumental in ensuring its sustained success. Akur8 is the right place for professionals who love challenges and young, fast moving organizations.

If you like to get things done, are a team player, know how to make complex things feel simple and are eager to learn, get in touch with Akur8 and join our international and welcoming team!

Good to know

Akur8 is every morning, getting up and going to work with a smile on your face because there is not a day without a good laugh.

Pleasure and benevolence naturally guide our days, punctuated by the exercise of agility. These same days that providentially end with a surprise aperitif on our terrace.

A little extra: they also offer lunch vouchers!

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