ITC Vignettes: Chris Bennett, President, Core Insurance Solutions, Origami Risk

Chris Bennet talked about how Origami’s single instance, multi-tenant core solution is meeting P&C carrier needs for cost-effective technology solutions that facilitate greater speed-to-value.

(Chris Bennett, President, Core Insurance Solutions, Origami Risk. Photo by author.)

When going over the news, week after week, we’ve seen an impressive quantity of announcements from Origami Risk, a Chicago-based risk, safety and insurance Software as a Service (SaaS) provider. Among its recent new customer/contract announcements this  have been Buckle (Jersey City, N.J.), Harford Mutual (Bel Air, Md.), Service Lloyds (Austin, Texas), Mission Underwriting (Scottsdale, Ariz.) and Salus (Nashville, Tenn.). The company has also announced a steady stream of partnerships, solutions and key hires. At ITC 2022, we had the opportunity to meet Chris Bennett, president, Core Insurance Solutions, Origami Risk to ask him about the company’s mission.

“Today, P&C carriers are aggressively implementing cost-effective technology solutions that facilitate greater speed to value,” Bennett remarked. “Origami’s single instance, multi-tenant core solution is meeting those needs.

Bennett Noted that Origami Risk had achieved record growth in 2022,  with new engagements from several tier 2 and 3 carriers, as well as a prominent Fortune 100 account.

“We’re seeing exciting new opportunities from the unprecedented MGA formations; our proven ISO content enables MGA startups to go live in weeks instead of months or years, so we’re getting the lion’s share of this new business,” Bennett added. “We’re also growing in the MPL space and continue to expand our Core Solutions with new products, strategic investments in Core R&D, and proven industry veterans. Origami now has 600 employees—from 400 just 16 months ago), with our rapid growth expected to continue in 2023 and beyond.”

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at or (503) 936-2803.

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