Koby Karp is the Executive Director, Decision Science for the Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA). Koby develops insight-driven commercial solutions, expertly managing data and analytics engagements in Asia to drive growth and spur innovation.
Koby’s extensive background in data science and technology provide him with the ability to strategically approach new business ideas. Based in Hong Kong, he leads ongoing RGAX initiatives such as AI underwriting, propensity modelling, medical document digitization, and more. A passionate intrapreneur, Koby is driven by a desire to develop impactful data-driven solutions and teach others.
Koby is also a Machine Learning lecturer, sparking passion in students and equipping them with the tools and knowledge necessary to drive machine learning innovation. He has mentored over 200 practitioners and taught in Ecole Polytechnique, Citibank and SAP. He enjoys sharing his vast knowledge, connecting the value and utility of data science to a wide range of disciplines and use cases.
Before joining RGA he was leading Data Science teams and developing initiatives at AXA, Swiss Life and CXA Group. From engineering data architecture to consulting, leading, and teaching, Koby developed a range of complementary skills that allow him to apply technical solutions to pressing industry pain points and client challenges. Koby holds a Bachelor degree in Robotics from Tel Aviv University, Master degree from UPMC (Sorbonne University)