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The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative™

The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative™ is an unprecedented, industry-led consortium collaborating to unlock the potential of blockchain across the insurance industry. We are accelerating time to market and adoption through real-world applications and impactful blockchain use cases.
We are currently accepting new members. Join forces with The Institutes and over 30 current members to realize the potential of blockchain.


Why Join The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative™?

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Lower operating costs and increased efficiency
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Streamline the flow and verification of data and transactions
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Scalable, open-source, and multi-use foundational architecture

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Upcoming Events

Mar. 19-20, 2019
London, England
Insurtech Insights

The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative™ Leadership Team

Christopher G. McDaniel
Christopher G. McDaniel, President
Christopher joins The Institutes with 25+ years of financial services experience, including organizational transformation and data analytics. Most recently, Christopher led the Life Institute for Deloitte Consulting LLP, focused on innovation across the insurance space and enabling technologies. 
Patrick G. Schmid, PhD
Patrick G. Schmid, PhD, Vice President
Patrick G. Schmid is an economist with a passion for blockchain. He oversees The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative™ products, operations and technology departments. Dr. Schmid also coordinates the The Institutes RiskStream Collaborative of insurers, brokers and reinsurers and provides thought leadership for The Institutes. He has worked in the risk management and insurance industry for over a decade, researching trends on important market issues.

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The Institutes Blockchain Learning Library

Q&A: The Blockchain Insurance Revolution

Patrick Schmid answers common blockchain questions and identifies key considerations for the insurance industry.

Blockchain’s Impact on Insurance

A detailed webinar on blockchain and the associated benefits of the technology for insurers.

First Reinsurance Product Heads to the Blockchain

Read about how Patrick Schmid believes the early adopters of blockchain will realize the benefits of its technology.

The Institutes RBA Alliance will Advance Insurance Use Cases

Learn about The Institutes RBA Alliance’s approach to developing use cases and the partners that will help guide the production.

Why is the Blockchain Important to Risk Management and Insurance?

Understand the evolution of blockchain from a presentation Patrick Schmid gave for RIMS.