Gina Minick, formerly of Lemonade and Arity, joins Zendrive as VP of Product and Design
The latest strategic hire for Zendrive further bolsters its leadership team to manage growth
SAN FRANCISCO, January 12, 2023 – Zendrive, a mission-driven company making roads safer with data and analytics, announced today that Gina Minick, a senior insuretech executive with experience leading product teams at Lemonade, Arity, and Progressive, has joined the company as VP of Product and Design.
For Zendrive, this strategic hire supports its efforts to bolster its leadership team to manage massive growth. In 2022, the company announced that Pankaj Risbood, co-founder and former CTO, was stepping into the CEO role to help Zendrive expand in auto insurance, continuing to make insurance fairer while making roads safer globally. Under Risbood’s leadership, the company added an additional 50M users to its network in the US alone and recently announced that it has joined forces with CCC to provide its best-in-class claims solutions to carriers in the US and across the world.
Minick joins Zendrive following its President, Dennis Ellis, who was also brought on under Risbood’s leadership.
“I am ecstatic to be joining forces with Gina as we continue building the Zendrive Ecosystem. Her wealth of hands-on experience, entrepreneurial mindset, and unwavering dedication to product management make her an invaluable asset to our leadership team,” said Ellis.
“I couldn’t have joined Zendrive at a better time. The depth and breadth of solutions offered by Zendrive are helping auto insurers leverage groundbreaking technology while finding customers where they are through Zendrive’s strong cross-industry partnerships,” said Minick.
Minick has long built her career in telematics, which she considers an integral part of her personal life as well. She’s been testing driving behavior data collection since 2005 in her own family, and safe driving has always been the first priority when behind the wheel for the Minick family. For Minick, choosing to further her career in telematics at Zendrive is fitting on every level.
Under Gina’s leadership, Zendrive will continue to expand its one-of-a-kind IQL network and iterate on its cutting-edge claims and digital insurance solutions These solutions have proven to help insurers reduce loss frequency and severity and will continue to bring telematics to the forefront of insurance products for consumers.
Zendrive’s mission is to make roads safer through data and analytics. Its award-winning Mobility Risk Intelligence (MRI) platform — powered by 200 billion miles of data gathered from 100s of millions of drivers across the globe — helps insurers understand and mitigate mobility risk, reducing the likelihood of collisions by 49%. The platform also helps insurers find and acquire preferred risk, engage policyholders with unique digital insurance programs, and provide instant support in the moments of truth. With 100s of thousands of verified collisions detected through its patented technology, the MRI platform offers the most accurate and scalable smartphone-centric solutions for claims automation. The company has been recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies and was recently included in the global Insurtech 100 list of most innovative companies.