The First Business of its kind in Social Media

"With rise of social media, which provides a massive platform of participation and a social infrastructure that is finally catching up with the commerce infrastructure, the social element is reentering commerce and business with a vengeance."

Brett Meyers, CIC

 

Business, professional, and technology experience for over 30 years as an insurance industry leader.

 

Experience

 

Vice President A. H. Meyers & Co., manager of Commercial Lines and Information Systems

 

Senior Consultant Nexgenix, Inc., ecommerce strategies for Fortune 100 and insurance companies and specialty carriers.

 

Project Manager BusinessEdge Solutions, Inc.; ecommerce strategies for a specialty insurance company.

 

Career Highlight Participated in a pre-Internet feasibility study sanctioned by Zurich Insurance Companies to determine the efficacy of selling property and casualty insurance to small businesses without face-to-face contact utilizing only telephone, fax and mail. The three-month POC outcome - 80 new small commercial customers were sold in 90 days - setup to shutdown. The direct-writing division of Zurich declared the study an overwhelming success.

 

Accreditations

 

Society of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC)

 

IBM Expert - Smart Commerce Technologies

 

Insurance Licenses: Property, casualty, life, health

Rao Gollapudi

 

Rao Gollapudi possess a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT) in India, and a Masters Degree in Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai, India. Mr. Gollapudi is a creative and influential technical development manager with proven experience leveraging technical architecture and application development expertise to catalyze, lead the development of, and launch E-commerce solutions. Throughout his career, Mr. Gollapudi has worked on numerous projects for well known companies, such as 1800Flowers and Novartis Pharmaceuticals. He has envisioned, developed, and launched a customized e-commerce, order management, and customer service solutions website for the 1800Flowers. For Novartis, he led successful transition and architectural improvement projects including build and deploy automation, performance tuning, troubleshooting, and architectural/application refactoring. In addition, Mr.Gollapudi also has experience working for the insurance industry. He engineered and developed a policy administration system including a rating engine for a property and causality insurance software provider.

 

Education

 

Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering, IIT, India

 

Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Regional Engineering College, India.