Brian Poppe serves as the Senior Vice President of Departing Well Solutions at Mutual of Omaha, a business unit focused on serving older-aged, middle-income Americans.  Previously, he spent a year as VP of Innovation Strategy, working to harness both internal and external innovation.  His role worked on monitoring the InsureTech landscape, identifying partnership opportunities, and building pilot projects.  Under his guidance, Mutual of Omaha joined the Global Insurance Accelerator and established a remote office on Nebraska Innovation Campus. He’s also served in ERM and several pricing and product development roles as an actuary, both at Mutual of Omaha and Lincoln Financial Group.  He’s been a frequent panelist and speaker, presenting at the Global Blockchain Business Council’s “New Kids on the Blockchain” event, the inaugural InsurTech Connect event in 2016, and at several insurance conferences throughout his career.