Denim® Announces Technology Event for Insurance and Financial Services Thought Leaders


DES MOINES, Iowa (September 11, 2018) – Denim®, provider of an intelligent mobile advertising automation platform for financial services companies, has announced it will host Denim Summit 2018 in downtown Des Moines on Oct. 24 and 25. This unique event will bring together leaders from the insurance, banking, financial services, and technology industries to experience thought-provoking speakers and out-of-the-box networking opportunities.


“The Denim team is excited to host our annual Denim Summit for the financial services community,” said Gregory Bailey, CEO and founder of Denim. “We received a tremendous response from last year’s attendees. Today’s leaders are navigating a new, digital era of consumer expectations in financial services; events like Denim Summit provide an excellent opportunity for leaders to join in the conversation, share best practices, and learn from one another.”


Denim Summit 2018 speakers will bring leading viewpoints on topics relevant to the financial services industry: fintech and insurtech innovations, artificial intelligence, customer experience, digital marketing, and more. The current lineup includes:


  • Scott Campbell, senior VP and chief client officer at American National Insurance Company, a Denim customer;
  • Tim Hoskins, president of Des Moines-based innovative market research firm Quester;
  • Jason Andrew, co-founder and CEO of Limelight Health, an employee benefits tech company with locations in San Francisco and Des Moines; and
  • Derek Hyde, CTO and SVP business development at AscendIA, the holding company of, formed earlier this year to advance the independent agency channel with investments in innovative insurtech ventures.


Bailey will share the annual “Denim Outlook,” Denim’s point of view on the year ahead and a peek into Denim’s product roadmap. Charlie Turri, Denim’s CTO, will lead a panel discussion on the API economy.


Tiffany Tauscheck, chief strategy officer at The Greater Des Moines Partnership, will serve as the program’s emcee. Additional speakers and event details will be announced in the coming weeks.


New this year, Denim will be hosting an opening reception on the evening of Oct. 24. The reception will be held at the Denim Headquarters in Downtown Des Moines. Day two of Denim Summit 2018 starts at 8 a.m. on Oct. 25 at The River Center.


Business, marketing, technology, and innovation leaders from insurance, banking, and financial services companies should register at Space is limited; attendees should register soon to take advantage of early-bird pricing.


Key event details:

Denim® Summit 2018

Opening Reception
Wednesday, October 24 – 6 to 8 p.m.
Denim Headquarters, Partnership Building
700 Locust Street, Suite 304
Des Moines, IA 50309

Educational Program
Thursday, October 25 – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The River Center
340 SW 3rd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Tickets are available for $50 for a limited time; once early-bird pricing ends, the ticket price will increase to $95. Tickets include access to the opening reception and all educational and networking sessions, as well as breakfast and lunch on Oct. 25.

Register at




About Denim®

Denim is reimagining the way financial services companies market, engage, and sell with intelligent, data-driven technology. Designed with today’s mobile and social consumers in mind, Denim’s patent-pending platform saves time and money by enabling marketing teams to scale micro-targeted, hyper-local mobile and social media ad campaigns on behalf of any number of agents or advisors. With a focus on delivering a simple and intuitive platform, Denim not only delivers results, it’s enjoyable to use. To learn more, visit

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