TLDR: Solstice Innovations bolstered its technology leadership team with the appointment of Joe Cooper as Chief Technology Officer. The Seattle-based insurer aims to meet the growing demand for the next generation of property and casualty (P&C) insurance core systems. Cooper will help scale both product and delivery capabilities, as well as overseeing the expansion of the Solstice Equinox project. Additionally, Blake Stout has refocused his efforts on managing various FEMA contracts, while Mike Monk will support Cooper during the transition and become head of Solstice’s sister company Eclipse Technology.
Solstice Innovations has announced that Joe Cooper has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The Seattle-based insurer made the appointment to meet the growing demand for the next generation of property and casualty (P&C) insurance Core Systems, and Cooper will be tasked with scaling both the product and delivery capabilities of the firm, as well as taking the reins of the Solstice Equinox project. He brings over 35 years of experience in the P&C insurance sector, having previously held senior technology management roles at a Florida-based insurance services firm and one of the very first SaaS-based Core Insurance Processing systems, amongst others. Cooper’s appointment follows those of co-founders Blake Stout and Mike Monk, who have redirected their efforts towards managing FEMA contracts and supporting Cooper’s transition into the CTO role, respectively.
Solstice Innovations, Inc. is a Software as a Service (SaaS) company specializing in the development and servicing of a next-generation P&C insurance platform. The Seattle-based firm focuses primarily on homeowners and flood insurance, and its cloud-native platform is designed to handle multiple product lines efficiently across all states in the P&C industry. By streamlining back-office processes, Solstice Innovations’ platform caters to companies of all sizes, including carriers and managing general agents (MGAs).