Ryan Smith

Ryan Smith is Product Marketing Manager for Guidewire Marketplace and the Guidewire Developer ecosystem, responsible for creating messaging, go-to-market strategy, and engagement programs that help to grow the ecosystem and foster innovation among Guidewire customers, partners, and the developer community.

I’ve had the pleasure of collaborating with many folks here at Guidewire who are working to fulfill one of our key missions: enabling a vibrant ecosystem that insurers can harness to accelerate innovation and differentiate. This is a goal we have not just as a company but as a participant in the P&C industry. Recently there’s been a tremendous amount of momentum in this area. The introduction of new integration approaches and developer tools, along with the pace at which new partners are signing on to participate in the Guidewire Marketplace, has resulted in a huge increase in the number of apps available. We’ve also introduced entirely new categories of solutions such as virtual claims inspections and AI-powered fraud detection. ... Read More >
My friend and colleague Laura Drabik, Chief Evangelist at Guidewire, published a blog in January encouraging the P&C industry to set a goal to make 2020 the year we “make insurance convenient.” With the Aspen 2020.1H release in June, Guidewire customers gained new capabilities that are giving them a completely new path to achieving that goal. ... Read More >
“Is my data more secure in the cloud than it is on premises―or less secure?” That’s one of those million-dollar questions, isn’t it? Fortunately, we can easily answer that question in a single blog post…... Read More >
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