Jaqueline LeSage Krause

Managing Director, Munich Re (Group)/ Hartford Steam Boiler

Jacqueline LeSage Krause is the Managing Director of Munich Re / HSB Ventures, investing and partnering with innovative companies to develop growth opportunities for Munich Re and its subsidiary HSB, in areas including insurtech, IoT, and cybersecurity. She has 20+ years of experience creating the future in companies large and small. Most recently, she led the Innovation Management practice at Jump Associates, a 15 year old boutique growth strategy & innovation consulting firm. Prior to that, as VP of Innovation & Corporate Venture Capital at The Hartford, she founded the team that invested in start-ups and incubated new businesses, including launching The Hartford’s first vehicle telematics offerings for consumers and commercial fleets and IoT efforts in the cold chain and other B2B areas. In 2011, her team received Global Corporate Venturing’s award for Best Practices in Financial Services for their unique approach to combining investing and incubation. Jacqueline is an inventor on a number of patents related to new technologies and business models in insurance. She previously served on the advisory board for the National Venture Capital Association’s Corporate Venture Group.