News: Smart Risk Management

AI and IoT in Commercial Insurance: An Interview with Sy Foguel

October 27, 2019

By David Schapiro Sy Foguel, CEO and President of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies discusses AI and IoT in Commercial Insurance with David Schapiro, co-founder of Planck – a provider of AI based data analytics for commercial insurance. Interviewer’s note: I have known Sy for many years, but this was the first time we exclusively discussed his thoughts on cutting edge […]

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Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Announces Partnership with Auto-Out®

July 25, 2019

According to the National Fire Protection Association, a home fire occurs every 88 seconds and cooking is the leading cause of home fires. Auto-Out Venthood is a stovetop fire suppressor that, upon flame-activation from a grease fire automatically opens, releasing a safe and environmentally-friendly powder that smothers the flames.

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Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Takes on Distracted Driving in Commercial Fleets

July 23, 2019

The number of auto accidents is increasing, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data. Carriers are looking for ways to mitigate risk, and many are turning to technologies to help their insureds better manage their fleet and offering capabilities to improve driver safety.

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Triple+ and GUARD Partner on Smart Water Leak Prevention Pilot Project

February 28, 2019

Triple+, a leader in IoT technology solutions for water leak damage prevention, has announced a pilot project with Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies. Water damage is the second most common insurance property claim in the US after hail and wind damage, and billions of dollars are spent in claims and repairing damages annually. GUARD aims to reduce these costs for customers and the company through the utilization of unique end-to-end water leak damage prevention systems. In the pilot project, GUARD will offer new and existing customers Triple+ product lines at discounted prices.

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