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Dan Magnes

Root Insurance
Co-founder & CTO
Dan serves as Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Root Insurance, leading the engineering team. Using telematics and machine learning, Dan built the platform that enabled Root to enter the market as the only mobile-first car insurance carrier that gives drivers a price based primarily on how they actually drive. His team is leveraging modern technology to streamline and improve the insurance experience for Root’s customers. Before joining Root, Dan was the founding CTO of Braintree, an online payments company that was acquired by PayPal in 2013 for $800M. He began his career in software development with JPMorgan Chase, building software to support SOX Compliance. Dan then served as a senior consultant for ThoughtWorks, where he provided software delivery for innovative organizations. Dan is based in Columbus, Ohio.

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