Chris Folkman is a senior director of product management at RMS, where he is responsible for specialty lines including wildfire, terrorism, casualty, marine cargo, and industrial risk. He has extensive experience on both the broker and carrier sides of insurance, where he has led many aspects of property and casualty operations including underwriting, pricing, predictive analytics, regulatory affairs, and third-party commercial coverage and claims. Prior to RMS, he was a managing director at CompWest Insurance Company, a workers’ compensation start-up that was acquired by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Chris holds a BA from Stanford University. He is a licensed insurance broker and a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU).