Benjamin Lewis joins Edge Case Research as Vice President of Insurance
We are excited to announce that Edge Case Research has hired Benjamin Lewis, CPCU, as Vice President of Insurance. Ben will lead efforts to offer autonomous vehicle insurance and risk management products and services that build on the company’s existing solutions.
Ben joins us from Liberty Mutual Insurance, where he most recently served as Senior Director of Automotive & Mobility Strategic Partnerships in the insurer’s Mobility Practice. There, he built and managed strategic relationships with some of the world’s leading autonomy and mobility companies and championed autonomous vehicles as an emerging market, leading Liberty Mutual to write its first risks in the space as an early mover.
With his innovative thinking, years of experience working at the intersection of autonomy and insurance, and his robust industry relationships, Ben brings valuable insurance domain knowledge to complement the safety engineering expertise and technology Edge Case provides.
“We have known Ben for years as a great partner and an insightful professional in the insurance industry. We are now lucky enough to have his experience, expertise, and passion for developing novel solutions for the autonomous vehicle industry at Edge Case, where he will expand our ability to support our customers’ risk management needs.” Edge Case CEO Michael Wagner said.
Beyond serving the autonomy ecosystem, Edge Case is committed to helping insurance brokers better serve their customers while ensuring that carriers have the right information to navigate the complexities of autonomous vehicle technologies and risks.
“I am very excited to join the exceptional team at Edge Case as we define, enable, and encourage safe autonomy in collaboration with customers and partners,” said Ben. “We already offer valuable solutions to autonomous vehicle developers, and I am eager to help us expand on that robust foundation to add insurance and risk management solutions that meaningfully support autonomy customers and insurance partners.”
About Edge Case
At Edge Case Research, we believe that every autonomous vehicle should be built safely from the ground up. We help companies go to market with autonomous mobility that is safe, reliable, and trustworthy. Founded in 2014 by leaders in autonomous vehicle safety, our expert team provides system & safety engineering services, nLoop Live Safety Case software, and risk management solutions to software driver developers, automotive and trucking OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, insurance providers, and the aerospace and defense industries. For more information, visit ecr.ai or ecr-defense.ai.