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Lockton’s digital insurance broker Mylo makes KC Techweek100 for second year

Monica WilkensKANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 04, 2018 – Monica Wilkens, chief marketing and digital officer for digital insurance broker Mylo, has been named to the 2018 Kansas City Techweek100 in recognition of her leadership in transforming the insurance shopping experience. This is Monica’s second consecutive appearance on the Techweek100, an annual list of trailblazers who make a significant impact on the technology and innovation ecosystem in their cities.

Mylo is a digital startup from Lockton Companies, the world’s largest privately held insurance broker. In 2015, Monica partnered with a high-caliber team of engineers, developers, digital marketers and other experts to disrupt the insurance industry. Mylo was launched to provide a quick, convenient way for businesses and individuals to compare and purchase insurance products online, get customized advice and consult with licensed agents.

“We wanted to take Lockton’s 50-plus years of expertise and put it into the hands of shoppers,” said David Embry, Mylo President. “Monica led the creation of an innovative experience that leveraged data and customer insights. This recognition is well deserved and highlights her contributions to advancing technology in the insurance space.”

By activating design thinking, AI technology and customer insights, Mylo has continued to improve its shopping experience, resulting in significant month over month revenue growth in the past year. Mylo has also equipped partners like LegalZoom, Pacific Union Financial and Insperity to enhance customer engagement by integrating Mylo’s easy insurance shopping into their own customer experiences.

Monica’s Techweek100 listing demonstrates that she plays “an instrumental role in the growth of an accelerating market-specific technology company” and consistently leads with originality, courage and drive. Mylo is located in Kansas City, Missouri and employs 110 digital marketers, engineers and licensed insurance agents.

About MONICA WILKENS
Monica Wilkens is chief marketing and digital officer for Mylo, with 20 years of experience building brand equity, creating superior customer experiences and driving success through technology and innovation. A veteran of Willowbrook Partners, Helzberg Diamonds and Lockton, Monica has directed Mylo’s marketing strategy, brand development, digital media, customer experience, lead generation and marketing automation.

About MYLO
MYLO is a digital insurance agency that makes it easy for businesses and individuals to get expert advice, compare top-rated insurance products from multiple carriers and easily purchase coverage for business, group health, home, auto, life and individual health. Launched in 2015 by Lockton, the world's largest privately held independent insurance broker, Mylo offers expert insurance recommendations online or over the phone with licensed agents. Mylo can be easily integrated into a partner's customer experience, providing a proven boost in customer engagement.  For more information, visit https://choosemylo.com/

About TECHWEEK
Techweek is an annual event created to celebrate technology hubs in major cities across the country, growing billion dollar businesses and spreading innovation. Launched in Chicago in 2011, Techweek now hosts conferences in multiple cities and was featured as one of the top 30 conferences for entrepreneurs in 2017 by Inc. The Techweek100 list recognizes each city’s tech trailblazers. For more info, check out Techweek KC.

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Steve King, Creative Director, 913-626-9172

    
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