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Eddy’s Own Shkya Ghanbarian Selected to Speak at RIMS 2019 Annual Conference

Eddy is proud to announce the selection of our Director of Sales, Shkya Ghanbarian, as a speaker at the RIMS Conference in April of 2019.
The annual conference is a four-day event and exhibition scheduled for April 28th – May 1st at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The event provides networking opportunities, educational sessions and hosts more than 400 exhibitors. Each year, the RIMS event sees 10,000 risk and insurance professionals from more than 70 countries. RIMS is preeminent organization the educates, engages, and advocates for risk professionals, representing more than 3,500 corporate, industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities globally.
Shkya will be speaking on “Smart Leak Protection: IoT Solutions to Reduce Claims,” which will discuss and detail how smart/intelligent water monitoring can reduce claims in both residential and commercial applications. The session is set for 10 am on Tuesday, April 30th.
“It’s no secret to risk and insurance professionals the significant and growing risk of water,” commented Ghanbarian. “IoT technology that combines data, sensors, and shutoffs provides overall mitigation to an industry that is in desperate need for solutions.”
A part of the Eddy team since inception, Shkya Ghanbarian has more than ten years in the home services sector. Shkya leads business development in Eddy’s insurtech space, educating and training on the benefits of risk reduction through intelligent water monitoring.
For more details on Shkya’s presentation, please click here.
About Eddy
Eddy is an innovative North American provider of smart water metering products and related technologies, helping property owners protect, control, and conserve water usage by combining water sensing with the Internet of Things. Recently awarded the 2018 Toronto Construction Association’s Innovation award and the 2018 AI Innovation award, Eddy provides substantial protection to single family homes as well as commercial and residential buildings (MURBS). For more details on Eddy’s products or company information, please contact us at 1 877 388 3339 or email us at info@eddysolutions.com.

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