Sharecare Co-Founders Dr. Oz and Jeff Arnold to Headline First IIS Webinar On COVID-19 Pandemic

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Dr. Mehmet Oz and Jeff Arnold, co-founders of Sharecare, will deliver a webinar on the COVID-19 global pandemic and what insurers can do to respond to customer needs as we work to navigate this unprecedented health crisis. This is the first in a series of webinars hosted by the International Insurance Society (IIS) and The Institutes.

"The insurance industry’s response to [the COVID-19] challenge is critical to mitigating loss and supporting recovery. The neutral platform of the IIS positions it as a platform to deliver expert guidance that will inform our industry leaders’ decisions,” said Mike Morrissey, CEO of IIS.

Dr. Mehmet Oz, ten-time Daytime Emmy® Award winner, professor of surgery at Columbia University and co-founder of Sharecare, and Jeff Arnold, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Sharecare, will deliver the first in a series of webinars hosted by the International Insurance Society (IIS) and The Institutes. The series, Leadership Perspective: Global Pandemic, is in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic that has disrupted society across the globe.

Focused on the impact of COVID-19 from the perspective of the insurance sector, the weekly series will highlight thought leadership from a wide range of viewpoints on an array of pandemic issues. These issues will span topics such as wellness and prevention, corporate response and reputational management, underwriting exposures, and investment portfolio management.

The first of this weekly webinar series featuring Dr. Oz and Jeff Arnold will be presented on Monday, March 30th at 1pm EST. In this one-hour session, Arnold and Oz will deliver expert guidance on understanding how the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping our world and what insurers can do to respond to customer needs as we work to navigate this unprecedented health crisis.

“Few challenges in recent history have required a collective, coordinated response more than the COVID-19 pandemic. As a fundamental pillar of society, the insurance industry’s response to this challenge is critical to mitigating loss and supporting recovery. The neutral platform and convening power of the IIS, comprising all stakeholders of the insurance industry, uniquely positions it as a unique platform to deliver expert guidance that will inform our industry leaders’ decisions in the coming weeks and months,” said Mike Morrissey, CEO of IIS.

About International Insurance Society
IIS serves as the inclusive voice of the industry, providing a platform for both private and public stakeholders to promote resilience, drive innovation, and stimulate the development of markets. The IIS membership is diverse, with members hailing from mature and emerging markets representing all sectors of the re/insurance industry, academics, regulators and policymakers. As a non-advocacy organization, the IIS serves as a neutral platform for active collaboration and examination of issues that shape the future of the global insurance industry. Its signature annual event, the Global Insurance Forum, is considered the premier industry conference and is attended by 500+ insurance leaders from around the globe.

Founded in 1965, the IIS is a 501(c) 3 not for profit organization based in New York, NY. IIS is an affiliate of The Institutes.

About The Institutes | Risk and Insurance Knowledge Group
As the industry’s trusted and respected knowledge leader, The Institutes are committed to meeting the evolving professional development needs of risk management and insurance professionals through innovative research, networking, and career resources. The Institutes offers 28 designations, including the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®). Other offerings include certificate and introductory programs, online and continuing education courses, leadership education, custom solutions and assessments, and industry consortiums such as the RiskBlock Alliance. TheInstitutes.org.

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