Ryan Ogaard, Senior Vice President, RMS Inc.

Ryan Ogaard is the senior vice president of Model Product Management for RMS Inc., the world’s largest provider of insurance-related catastrophe model software and solutions.  In this role, he oversees the strategy for developing RMS’ global suite of catastrophe risk models and leads the change management programs that help RMS clients transition to new models and software.

Prior to joining RMS, Ryan spent more than 20 years with reinsurance intermediaries.  At Sedgwick Re he was one of the founders of the Instrat Analytics group, which pioneered the application of simulation modeling to risk and capital management decisions.  At Guy Carpenter he served as head of the Global Analytics group from 2002 through 2009. During his time in that role, he oversaw the development of many risk management software tools, including cutting edge catastrophe management and economic capital modeling applications. Through most of his career Ryan has been closely involved with (re)insurers, advising on risk and capital-related analytics and management strategies.  He began his career at Accenture, where he was a systems integration consultant.