The Dig In Podcast 002: How insurtech unicorn Hippo is responding to virus crisis

Rick McCathron, chief insurance officer of the digital home insurance carrier Hippo, talks rapidly ramping up work-at-home and virtualizing home inspections as the coronavirus fallout spread.

Nathan Golia, Digital Insurance editor in chief and chair of the Dig In: The Digital Future of Insurance conference, chats with Rick McCathron, chief insurance officer for Hippo. The insurtech unicorn provides home insurance; last year it bought a home-inspection service called Sheltr. The insurer has rebranded that offering and implemented a virtual option.