David Wagner

Venture Manager

David is on loan to CDL from American Family Insurance, the founding corporate sponsor for CDL Risk. His insurance career spans four decades, focused on innovative technology and analytics-based solutions. David spends his time looking for ventures who can transform the way society manages risk; and helping those ventures succeed.

At American Family, David provides the Adjacency Holdings Build team with expertise on a wide variety of their initiatives. Prior to AmFam and this assignment, David spent time with two predictive analytics startups, ran a small P&C insurance software company, and held many other roles. He has worked for insurance companies, software firms selling core systems, advanced analytics vendors, and consulting. It is David’s deep domain expertise that is his superpower; and his desire to share what he has learned.