Life.io, a leader in digital consumer engagement for life insurance, today announced the company has been selected as a 2017 Gartner Cool Vendors in Insurance (Gartner subscription required).

Gartner, a leading global information-technology research and advisory firm, highlighted Life.io in its annual Cool Vendor report, “Gartner’s Cool Vendors in insurance apply a broad range of emerging technologies to provide innovative products and services, and support innovative business models.” The report notes that, “Life and P&C insurance CIOs use this research to learn from the entrepreneurial spirit of these cutting-edge startups.”

“We are thrilled to be recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in Insurance. Life.io will be joining an elite group of companies that have been recognized by Gartner in the past five years, such as Box, Dropbox, Nest, Evernote, Cloudera, Palantir and Instagram. We believe this recognition is further validation of the strength of our industry leading engagement platform, the expertise of our team, and the value we provide to life insurance digital transformation,” said Jon Cooper, CEO of Life.io. “Life.io is emerging as a major player and thought leader for policyholder engagement in the insurance space. Our technology not only helps life insurance carriers gain a key competitive advantage, but also connect to their policyholders like never before.”

This announcement follows Life.io’s recent strategic partnership with LIMRA, a worldwide research, consulting, and professional development organization for insurance and finance industries.

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