About REIN

Our Company

REIN’s platform makes it possible - and practical to accelerate insurtech product development, so you can quickly deploy scalable, flexible solutions designed to better select risk, price risk and distribute product.

We’ve assembled a passionate, empowered team of pioneers and experts from the technology and insurance industries. Together, they combine deep product insight with advanced implementation expertise.

Corporate Leadership

Christopher Dean

CEO

Co-founder and former CEO and President of commercial drone technology company PrecisionHawk.

Steve Rabbitt

President/Co-Founder

Founder and former CEO of The Registry, a technology credit business (sold to American Financial, NYSE:FAF).

Jason Griswold

COO/Co-Founder

Founder at Brown Aviation Lease. SVP Sales at Unicast Communications (sold to Sizmek, NASDAQ:SZMK).

Kimberly Richards

General Counsel

Previously an Associate Attorney with Womble Carlyle. Received J.D. with honors from Wake Forest University School of Law.

Dr. Ernie Earon

EVP, AI

Co-founder and former CTO of PrecisionHawk. Recognized in Upstart 100 for technical leadership.

Gagan Dhillon

VP, Partners & Strategy

Former CEO of Cause.it, a venture-backed technology start-up.

Marc Mailloux

EVP, Underwriting and Insurance Operations

Vice President of Underwriting at The Hartford for 20 years; led the Small Commercial Technology Practice at the Hartford.

Rhonda Rodenbaugh

Vice President, Human Resources & Administration

Has served as both VP of HR and VP of Finance for several successful venture-backed start-ups.

REIN Investors & Advisory Board

Kate Sampson

Advisory Board

Former Vice President of Risk at Lyft

Brendan Smyth

Board Observer

Sr. VP and Product Manager, Global Specialty, at Liberty Mutual Insurance

Patrick Coleman

Investor

CEO of GlobalBased Technologies. Formerly with Bank of America, JPMorgan & Credit Suisse

Chris Ellis

Investor

Managing Partner, AvPro Jets

Bob Young

Investor

Co-Founder of RedHat

Dr. Shay Har-Noy

Advisory Board

VP and GM of Platform for MAXAR Digital Globe.
Formerly founder of Tomnod.

Ali Safavi

Advisor

Global Head of Insurtech Program and Principal at Plug and Play Ventures

Bert Roberts

Investor

Former CEO/ Chairman, MCI

Heath Merrill

VP, Financial Controller, Global Specialty, at Liberty Mutual Insurance

Ben Griswold

Investor

Chairman, Brown Investment Advisory Trust

Anderson Bell

Investor

Senior Executive, AvPro Jets

Chris McCann

Investor and Advisor

CEO, XS Direct Insurance

Engineering Leadership

Will

Engineering Leadership Team

Previously the Director of Development at Axial Exchange.

Fathi

Engineering Leadership Team

Previously Lead Engineer at HealthQR and Dadavan.

Paul

Engineering Leadership Team, AI and Data Science

Previous experience includes projects in deep learning, AI and robotic control.

PJ

Engineering Leadership Team

Previously Lead Software Developer at Kolau and API Digital.

Hannah

Technical Project Manager

Formerly a Technical Team Leader and Project Management Officer at IBM. Earned B.S. in engineering and M.S. in Business Management.

Shameer

Engineering Leadership Team, AI and Data Science

Experience in deep learning, natural language and unstructured data. Earned M.Sc in Computer Science from Acadia University.

Cornell

Technical Project Manager

Previous experience includes work at Blackberry, at a major utility and at a major research university.

Reza

Engineering Leadership Team, AI and Data Science

Strong machine learning background. Earned M.S. in Computer Science from Dalhousie.

Chris

Front-end Engineering, Leadership Team

Deep front-end experience, previously with USA Football.

Insurance Group

Will

Vice President, Insurance Product

Previously the Director of Product Management at Agencyport Software.

Travis

Corporate Counsel and Vice President of Regulatory Compliance

Formerly attorney with Womble Carlyle and IAT Insurance Group.

Mallory

Corporate Counsel and Director of Policy Design

Formerly with Mintz Levin, Marsh and Travelers.

Our Culture

We thrive in a fast-paced, exciting work environment that fosters productivity and inspiration. Yes, we work hard and have deadlines to meet, but we also empower our team to value and celebrate life, family, and fulfillment. Inclusion and collaboration are key; they’re two of the main reasons behind our open work areas with comfortable furniture.

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Our People

Everyone at REIN works hard to make things happen and is passionate about what they do.

Our team is composed of pioneers and experts from the technology and insurance industries. Together, we operate synergistically to learn, grow and succeed. The people at REIN enjoy the challenge and excitement of making new products, features and tools.

We’re growing and looking to add great people to our team.

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Our Offices

We strategically positioned our offices by factoring in cost of living, quality of life and convenient access.

Chapel Hill,
NC

Chapel Hill, NC

Our Chapel Hill office is perfectly situated next to the beautiful UNC campus on iconic Franklin Street. Named after historical icon Benjamin Franklin, Franklin Street is rich with history and known for having delightful restaurants, vibrant culture, season-round festivities and a thriving nightlife.

Chapel Hill is ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S., has great weather and access to the arts, sports, museums, an international airport and abundant natural spaces.

Area Amenities

  • Across the street from the University of North Carolina
  • Open modern office overlooking UNC and the region.
  • Walking distance to three hotels and some of the best restaurants in Chapel Hill.
  • Duke University and UNC both ranked as top Computer Science programs by US News and World Report in 2017.
  • The Triangle was recently ranked 4th most educated market in the US and 2nd in quality of education.
Halifax,
Canada

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Nestled in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, is the Canadian office of REIN (REIN Technologies Inc.). Ranked as one of Canada’s most friendly cities, Halifax also ranks in the top 10 of North American cities for lowest overall business operating costs. It has a vibrant downtown full of great restaurants, shopping, culture and activities. The 10 universities in Nova Scotia make it one of the highest educated work forces per capita in North America!

Area Amenities

  • Only a short distance to Dalhousie University and St. Mary’s University, both of which have nationally-ranked computer science programs
  • Office is within walking distance to dozens of great restaurants, the waterfront, and ten first class hotels
  • Near the 4km long waterfront boardwalk
  • Easy access to international airport
Maynard,
MA

Maynard, MA

Originally called home by Monster and Digital Equipment Corporation, our Maynard, Massachusetts office is situated inside the brick and beam architecture of the old textile mill that’s rich with historical significance. You won’t feel cramped under ceilings that soar to 16 feet with enormous windows that flood the offices with sunlight.

MIT, Harvard, Boston University and Northeastern University are less than an hour from the office, making the area the 6th most-educated market in the in US.

Area Amenities

  • 25 miles west of Boston
  • Easy access from Routes 128, 495, and the Greater Boston area
  • Nearby MBTA commuter rail stations in South Acton and West Concord
  • Direct connection via the Assabet River Rail Trail
  • Adjacent to local businesses in downtown Maynard

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Our Story

Year 2015

Company Founded

Year 2016

Closed seed round

Year 2016

Opened office in
Maynard, MA

Year 2017

Announced DroneInsurance.com project with Liberty Speciality Markets

January 2018

Opened office in
Chapel Hill, NC

Opened office in
Halifax, CA

June 2018

Launched DroneInsurance.com

Launched REIN insurance platform

September 2018

Launched an AI driven underwriting engine to handle emerging risk data.

January 2019

Selected as the only insurtech in Volvo Financial Services accelerator

We're working on the next chapter.

Our Licensed Subsidiary

The REIN platform is used by our clients to build and evolve new insurance products. REIN’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Acend Insurance Solutions, LLC, is a licensed producer that also leverages the REIN platform to build insurtech platforms and distribute cutting edge insurance products.

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