Management Team

Edward Kenny

SVP Livegenic Strategy, Customer Success and New Business

Ed has spent his entire professional career in the insurance industry. Over 20+ years, he’s worked in several specifications, including Auto and Property Claims (Liberty Mutual/Utica National), and Software Vendors (CCC Information Services/Crawford Contractor Connection). He brings to his current role knowledge of working with industry best processes, client alignment strategy, the impact of technology improvement advancements, and team account management.

Ed’s Livegenic responsibilities include managing US, NA, and Global clientele, growing existing relationships, managing new clients, and ensuring that all partners and policyholders are receiving an exceptional client experience using our solutions.

He holds a BBA in Finance from Radford University in Radford, Virginia.

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Lincoln Grace

Product Manager

Over the last 5 years, Lincoln has been working with a variety of organisations in the Asia-Pacific region to drive the continued growth and success of Livegenic. He brings to his current role expertise in product development, market insights, sales acumen and SaaS implementation aptitude.

As a Product Manager at Livegenic, Lincoln is influential in transforming the product into a cutting-edge SaaS solution, with his knowledge in marketing and product management playing a key role in driving the advancement and success of Livegenic.

He holds a Bachelor of Economics and International Business from the University of Wollongong.

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Brian Siemsen

Founder and Group Chief Executive Officer, Claim Central Group

Brian has successfully overseen the global expansion of Claim Central Group (parent company of Wilbur and Livegenic) into multiple geographies including Australia, the United States, South Africa, and New Zealand – all the while driving the focus of the business towards technology solutions and data insights that provide continuous claims improvement for our clients. He has been instrumental in securing funding and undertaking key acquisitions to support the growth of the business.

A thought leader in the insurance and insurtech industries, Brian is a regular speaker and panel member at events both in Australia and internationally.

Among other awards, Brian was selected as Ernst & Young’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012 and was proud to oversee Claim Central Group’s nomination at #7 in AFR’s Most Innovative Companies in Australia in 2020.

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James Pepplinkhouse

Chief Technology Officer, Wilbur

James was appointed as Chief Technology Officer of Wilbur (parent company of Livegenic) in July 2022.

James is a technology executive with over 22 years’ experience, including over six years in the insurance technology (insurtech) sector. Prior to joining Wilbur, James was the CTO at Codafication, a globally-awarded digital services and software company servicing the insurance supply chain in Australia. James has worked within a diverse set of industries including ecommerce, finance, warehousing & logistics, online trading and marketing.

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