Based in Santa Fe, NM, Neil Raden is a mathematician (algebraic topology), founder of a management consulting firm, consultant to large and complex projects internationally, an industry analyst, and widely published author and speaker. His early background was in Property and Casualty actuarial R&D, and he remains active in consulting to the insurance industry. He founded Hired Brains Research in 1985 to provide thought leadership, context and advisory consulting and implementation services in Data Architecture, Analytics, AI, Data Science and organizational change for clients worldwide across many industries. His current portfolio includes data warehouse modernization, AI Last Mile and Complex Supply Chain analytics. Neil is a recognized authority on AI Ethics, author of more than fifty articles on the subject on Diginomica, and the author of the foundational report for the Society of Actuaries, “Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence for Actuaries.” He, with James Taylor, is the co-author of the first book on Decision Management, “Smart (Enough) Systems.” Clients welcome his practical and valuable advice and counsel. He welcomes your comments at [email protected].


Articles by Neil Raden

How does AI and model bias impact DEI in financial services and insurance? Answering the top questions This article is sponsored by:

What is the impact of DEI on the life insurance and financial services industry? Does AI bring new risks due to bias in training data or outputs? What about generative AI? These are some of the top questions I answered for the LIMRA/LOMA/SOA 2023 Supplemental Health, DI & LTC Conference.

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The insurance implications of AI are heating up - reviewing the NAIC's Model Bulletin for the use of algorithms and AI This article is sponsored by:

The NAIC's highly anticipated Model Bulletin for the use of algorithms, predicative models and AI came out in July, but what are the implications? Though the bulletin is still in draft form, those with a stake in the insurance industry should be prepared.


From grid optimization to data management - can AI revolutionize the energy industry? This article is sponsored by:

The complexities of modern energy management combine grid management with the incorporation of renewable energy. Managing energy at scale in a warming climate is by no means a simple mandate, but the real-time demands of these operations are well-suited for AI.

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