It's all about engagement.
In the world of Property & Casualty insurance, there are two kinds of technology solutions: those built for a carrier's internal business process and those built for engaging with the world outside its walls--agents, brokers, MGAs, policyholders, partners and vendors.
Different purposes. Different technologies.
Agencyport Software builds software that the world's top carriers use to engage simply and quickly with their product distribution channels and technology partners--differentiating those carriers from their competition, optimizing efficiency and improving the quality of underwriting.
As co-CEO, Steve focuses on driving Agencyport's go-to market strategy and strengthening relationships with customers and partners. Hauck, co-founded Agencyport in 2000 after nine years in financial services sales and marketing, most recently as a director at The E*Trade Group and head of US Institutional Sales and Marketing. Steve also worked closely with E*Trade Corporate Finance and The E*Trade Venture Group. Prior to E*Trade, he was Director of US Institutional Sales and Marketing for TIR Securities, Inc., a global institutional brokerage boutique. Steve began his career with Shearson Lehman Brothers in 1992. He holds a bachelor's degree from Denison University.
Eric H. Harnden is co-founder and Co-CEO of Agencyport and is focused on leading the organization to deliver innovative insurance solutions to clients around the world. Previously Eric was CTO of Agencyport where he was responsible for Agencyport's Product Development Group and Professional Services team. Prior to launching Agencyport, Eric was Manager of Electronic Commerce Development at John Hancock Financial Services (now part of Manulife), a leading life insurance company, where he led the development and implementation of multiple award winning transactional web systems. Previously, he held several senior consulting positions at Entex, now part of Siemens. Eric holds a bachelor's degree from Connecticut College.
Mike joined Agencyport in 2002. As head of R&D, he is responsible for new product development as well as the company's mobile and design groups. Mike is a gadget guy with a background in web development and design and as an early employee of Agencyport has worked with carriers of all sizes to build modern, easy to use software for agents, underwriters, and policyholders. Mike holds a bachelor's degree from James Madison University.
Allan joined Agencyport in 2007 after working as a consultant to deliver some of the company's earliest solutions. Prior to Agencyport, Allan had roles at several New England area software start-ups writing tons of code and building lots of amazing stuff. Currently, Allan spends his time getting carriers excited about Agencyport solutions and overseeing the day-to-day Product Development engine. Allan has a Master's Degree in Computer Science from Florida State University and Bachelors' degrees in Biology and Chemistry from Providence College.
Julie joined Agencyport as a full-time employee in 2010 after having served as a consultant to the company for more than five years. She is responsible for all marketing and communications functions, including global branding. Julie headed her own marketing and communications firm for eight years, serving industries including industrial manufacturing, financial services, technology, retail and wholesale foodservice, and non-profits. Prior to launching her own firm, Julie served as Marketing Director at Hollister, a leading New England recruiting firm. She began her marketing career at Conover & Company Communications where she worked for more than 15 years. Julie holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont.
Curt worked with Agencyport as a consultant for several years before joining full time in 2007. As head of the Customer Services team, he is responsible for the success of all implementations and the ongoing satisfaction of our production customers. Curt began his career at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and later served as a business/technology liaison at Fidelity Investments. In 1997, Curt founded Back Bay Technologies, a technology consulting firm in the Boston area that he sold in 2001. At BBT, Curt wore several hats including VP of Services and CFO while managing many large projects. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and earned a bachelor’s degree from Colby College.
Chris joined Agencyport in May 2012 and is responsible for legal, corporate, human resources, IT and administrative functions. Most recently, Chris served as Counsel to IBM in the Business Analytics Division of IBM Software Group. Prior to that, he served as Deputy General Counsel to Cognos, Inc., a publicly-held business intelligence and performance management software company acquired by IBM in January 2008. Chris was also in private practice at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, corporate governance and commercial transactions. He graduated from Boston College Law School and received his bachelor’s degree from the College of the Holy Cross.
Norm Baker graduated in 1977 from SUNY Albany with BA in music; summa cum laude. Member Phi Beta Kappa. He turned computer nerd in mid 1980s. He has over 27 years of experience in software engineering / architecture focusing on applications in both insurance and financial services domains. Language of choice is Java. Norm is also an avid fresh water fisherman.