AXIS Capital and NCSA partner to reimagine insurance data

09.18.18 -

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at Illinois has signed on a new partnership with AXIS Capital, a global provider of specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance.

AXIS Capital, whose regional branch is located at the University of Illinois Research Park, is collaborating with NCSA Industry, a program at NCSA designed to solve industry’s most advanced technical challenges. AXIS will be leveraging NCSA's world-class high-performance computing resources, and domain expertise in areas such as modeling and simulation, data analytics, code optimization, cybersecurity and visualization.

"We are proud to partner with NCSA and know that together we can identify fresh, innovative solutions to issues facing the (re)insurance industry," said Eric Gesick, Group Chief Underwriting Officer at AXIS Capital. "Technology is driving transformative change in our industry and our work with NCSA will help us shape that future. We're delighted to evolve and expand our work with the University of Illinois."

"We're thrilled for the opportunity to partner with AXIS Capital in their efforts to create solutions for their most pressing data and cybersecurity needs," said Brendan McGinty, Director of NCSA Industry.