The Ethics of Data and Privacy: Take a Page From the Life Insurance Industry

Yaron Ben-Zvi
Nov 17, 2016 · 8 min read

Two Things the Life Insurance Industry Does Better Than Most with Big Data

Careful Attention to Discrimination Issues

Holding Algorithms and Ourselves Accountable to Decisions

Two Things the Life Insurance Industry Could Do Better when it Comes to Big Data

Use the Data We Already Have Access To

Give Customers More Control Over Their Data

Confidential Sharing of Data (By Choice) Doesn’t Mean Privacy is Dead

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Yaron Ben-Zvi

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CEO, Haven Life; Follower of personal finance and economics stuff; Father of two cool kids; Aspiring renaissance man.

Haven Life’s Developer & Technology Blog

We’re a life insurance startup sharing how we solve our technology problems. Perhaps you’d like to join us? Check out our careers page: https://havenlife.com/careers.html