Abel Travis

Vice President, Fundamental Underwriters, AF Group

Abel Travis is currently the Vice President, Fundamental Underwriters & Product Innovation at AF Group, a multiline carrier located in Lansing MI.  Abel Travis has deep subject matter expertise in the Insurance Industry, with over 15 years of experience. Travis is an expert in Innovation, designing new products and business models to drive growth and transformation. Travis, is no stranger to the startup world also built and sold an Insurance Technology company before the “InsurTech” phenomenon. Travis has provided leadership and guidance in all aspects of the Insurance Industry from Technology, Underwriting, Product Management, Innovation, Strategy and Product Development. Travis has a deep affinity for Insurance Innovation and seeing the proliferation of innovation change this Industry. He hosts the Insurance Innovators Unscripted podcast to provide and engage in thought leadership with Innovators, Influencers, and Executives in Insurance. Travis serves as an advisor to regional technology startups, provides consultation for private equity firms investing in the insurance sector and mentors future industry leaders and innovators.