Dustin Yoder is an insurtech entrepreneur dedicated to creating the next generation of insurance sales, service, and policyholder engagement. The son of a top Silicon Valley insurance broker, Dustin found his passion during his high school days working at the family brokerage and quality testing early benefits software. That experience brought him into the insurtech arena in 2012, making him an early leader in the space.
As a young business visionary, Dustin built, and eventually sold, Vendus Product Labs, an enterprise product development company that served clients such as Genentech, Stanford University, and Honda.
Following that success, he formed Sureify with a goal of revitalizing life insurance for the end consumer. This endeavor took him through twists, turns, and the occasional fall, but it ultimately landed him in a position of influence in the insurance space, enabling leading insurers digitally from the inside out.
Dustin’s passion for bettering the life insurance industry has not waned. He continues using his entrepreneurial spirit, product mindset, and insurance enterprise experience to meaningfully impact the industry his father started in 40 years ago.
Dustin holds a BS in finance from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. He lives with his wife and daughter in San Jose, CA.
Ben Brantley has fifteen years of experience in the enterprise software arena, most recently in advisory roles with software startups in the domains of retail finance, automotive, and energy. Before joining Sureify as CTO in 2021, Ben was Head of Technical Sales, and then CTO, at Guidewire. In that position, he blended his sharp insight, innovative talent and smooth customer skills into a successful mix that helped the company grow and forge its influence as an insurtech leader.
Ben studied computer science at Caltech and served as a faculty member there for five years after graduating. He lives with his wife and daughter in California.