Assaf Wand, ’05

Chief Executive Officer and Cofounder
Hippo Insurance

DAA Assaf Wand

Assaf Wand is the cofounder and CEO of Insurtech startup Hippo. Based in Palo Alto, California, Hippo has been reimagining home insurance through the lens of homeowners: building policies with more comprehensive coverage for consumers at up to 25 percent less than competitors. The high-growth company is valued at more than $1B, and has expanded its footprint to offer products to more than half of the US homeowner population in less than 2 years.

Prior to Hippo, Wand was founder and CEO of Sabi, which designed and produced elegant everyday products (Sabi was acquired in 2015), a consultant with McKinsey & Company, and an investor with Intel Capital. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA in finance and LLB in Law from the IDC Herzliya in Israel.