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Sunil Sharma, IAI president from Kotak Life

The Institute of Actuaries of India elects Sunil Sharma as its President

The Council of The Institute of Actuaries of India (IAI) in its council meeting held on 22nd September, 2018 elected Sunil Sharma as its new President. He will serve a two year term as the President of IAI. Sunil Sharma is currently the Chief Actuary and the Chief Risk Officer for Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance Company India Ltd (Kotak Life).

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Actuaries of the Future: What Role Will actuaries Play in Shaping the AI-Led Insurance Companies of Tomorrow?

Tomorrow’s insurance success stories will qualify the outputs of AI tools with good old-fashioned actuarial judgement, pricing in assumptions and instigating the appropriate checks and balances. This kind of actuary-machine combo will generate prices and products superior to those either one could muster


Basic difference and similarity in actuary and data scientist

While they both revolve around data, there are certain lines drawn between these two. For instance, actuaries are found primarily in the insurance industry and risk management. On the other hand data scientist can be found in virtually any industry. If we have a comparative lookout of actuarial science and data science, prior is about the study of finance and related fields and activities and latter is about studying different data sets, their relationship and analysis.