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Jeffrey Blecher | Chief Strategy Officer

Jeffrey Blecher | Chief Strategy Officer
Jeffrey Blecher's talent, enthusiasm, and track record for identifying and evaluating both organic and acquisitive growth opportunities make him a key player in Agero’s growing reputation as an industry leader. He joined us after a decade as a consultant to senior executives from Fortune 500 companies, private equity firms and startups on strategic, operational and technology related issues.

Recent Posts

From Roadside-as-a-Service to Software-as-a-Service for Roadside

[fa icon='calendar'] Oct 2, 2019 12:42:00 PM / by Jeffrey Blecher | Chief Strategy Officer

After 45 years in the business, we know what it takes to define roadside at scale. We know how to enable easy digital intake, empower agents with the tools they need to assist customers, digitally dispatch to a curated network, provide tracking tools for the consumer and the provider, and layer on reporting and analytics needed to optimize. Delivering seamless service requires tremendous expertise and powerful tools and resources to meet the range of requirements and conditions that arise every day. To create this service, we built Agero Roadside Managed Services on three key components:

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Agero Honored with North American Product Leadership Award from Industry Analyst Firm Frost & Sullivan

[fa icon='calendar'] Jun 4, 2019 1:58:00 PM / by Jeffrey Blecher | Chief Strategy Officer

Since our inception, Agero has been on a mission to safeguard consumers on the road through a unique combination of intelligent technology and human-powered ingenuity. With a focus on transforming the roadside assistance consumer experience to become increasingly transparent, connected and efficient, we have consistently brought leading innovations, such as the first location tracking capability, to market.

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Agero + Swoop: The Digital Transformation of Roadside

[fa icon='calendar'] May 28, 2019 2:20:00 PM / by Jeffrey Blecher | Chief Strategy Officer

Delivering a roadside service and peace of mind to over 115 million drivers is no small feat and one that we take incredibly seriously at Agero. We have been building the pieces and evolving with the needs of the industry for over 45 years. We are proud to service more than 12 million events per year but there is always room for improvement.

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Holistic Accident Solutions Are Not Just Smart, They're Becoming Necessary

[fa icon='calendar'] Nov 7, 2018 12:00:00 AM / by Jeffrey Blecher | Chief Strategy Officer

By combining Agero’s Accident Scene Management (ASM) processes with Agero’s Driver360® smartphone-based automatic crash detection algorithms, insurers are able to save up to $3 Billion of unnecessary costs while also improving the policyholder experience. In fact, this was the theme of a keynote address that Luis Quiroga, our VP of Product Strategy and Marketing, and I gave at the TU Automotive Connected Car Insurance show in Chicago this fall.

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4 Key Insights Into Changing Driver Behavior In An Increasingly Autonomous World

[fa icon='calendar'] May 25, 2018 4:03:00 PM / by Jeffrey Blecher | Chief Strategy Officer

Semi-autonomy is coming FAST. It’s creating driver confusion, changing driver behavior, and potentially changing driver risk. This has sparked enormous interest among insurance professionals.

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Quantifying the Impact of Autonomous Vehicle Technology - A Safe Path to Autonomy

[fa icon='calendar'] Mar 8, 2018 4:10:00 PM / by Jeffrey Blecher | Chief Strategy Officer

Talk of fully autonomous vehicles are grabbing headlines everywhere these days. The whole idea of driving around in a robo-taxi, once just science fiction, seems to be approaching with ferocious speed. The reality, however, is that semi-autonomous vehicles will have much more of an impact in the next 5-10 years than fully autonomous cars, and these vehicles are creating more questions than answers. Today, semi-autonomous vehicles from companies like Tesla, GM and Volvo are already on the market, and as we humans tend to do, we’re already crashing them. Some of these accidents have created spectacular fodder for the media, but these events are largely anecdotal. If we really want to understand how these systems are performing and what impact they are having on driver safety then we need an unbiased research study with naturalistic driver behavior data.

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