”Not only do insurance companies provide a tremendously valuable service, they have a unique ability to encourage – even enforce – the basic cybersecurity hygiene that is so desperately needed. They can also do so at a considerably lower cost than organizations can do themselves.” Joshua Motta – Co-founder and CEO of Coalition
Source: Insurance Journal
About Joshua Motta:
Joshua Motta is CEO & co-founder of Coalition, which brings together technology and insurance with a mission to provide security for all. Joshua founded Coalition in 2017 and the company now serves over 130,000 customers. Coalition has raised $505M in funding (now valued at over $3.5 billion) and was named one of Inc’s Best Places to Work in 2021.
Joshua believes that digital risk is not just a technology problem; it is a risk management problem. He founded Coalition to help organizations prevent cyber incidents and assist them with response and recovery in the event of an attack. Today Coalition applies its technology expertise to help organizations navigate cyber risk, executive risk, and more through the acquisition of Attune Insurance in 2021.
An entrepreneur from the start, Joshua joined Microsoft at the age of 15, where he became the company’s youngest hire. He later played an influential role in the founding of web infrastructure and website security company Cloudflare as its CxO and Head of Special Projects. He’s also worked in intelligence roles for the CIA and in investment banking and private equity at Goldman Sachs and Francisco Partners. Joshua earned his A.B. from the University of Chicago and currently lives in California with his wife and daughter.