Chris Haley

Chris Haley

Chris serves as LegacyShield's CEO. He is a veteran in both SaaS and financial technology having started his journey into fintech over 10 years ago as CFO of Black Diamond (now owned by SS&C Advent). Chris's past experience includes working as COO, advisor, and board member of multiple SaaS companies, an investment banker and a corporate and tax attorney.

Recent posts by Chris Haley

Stay Connected with Clients

By Chris Haley on Mar 25, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Providing superior service has been and always will be the key to building your client base in the life insurance industry.

Topics: Best Practices Business Building Advisor Insights

Insurtech: The Disrupted and the Disrupter

By Chris Haley on Feb 7, 2020 12:25:40 AM

With technological disruption all around us, it’s a wonder more insurance companies aren’t readying themselves for an assault—or at least some stiff competition. The reality is that innovation is painful.  I was part of the disruptive technology scene that occurred in wealth management over a decade ago and I can attest to the challenges and benefits of technology disrupting a highly regulated industry.  However, as my business partner, Michael Babikian reminds me, life insurance is a bit different.  It requires upending decades upon decades (centuries, in some cases) of processes and redefining a deep-rooted business model. It means overhauling complex infrastructure or investing in an external solution.

Topics: Digital Distribution