Spike LipkinCEO & Co-Founder | Newfront Insurance
Spike Lipkin is the CEO and Co-founder of Newfront, one of the fastest growing insurance brokerages in the nation. Prior to Newfront he was one of the first employees at Opendoor.com, where he helped grow a five-person company into a business now valued at more than $10 billion. Prior to Opendoor, Spike worked as an investor at Blackstone. At both Opendoor and Blackstone, Lipkin was tasked with buying insurance, which first exposed him to the deep systemic challenges facing the insurance industry. These experiences led him to found Newfront - a business that combines insurance experts with proprietary technology to make the buying process less cumbersome and more transparent for its clients and brokers. Lipkin received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and graduate degrees from both Cambridge University and Stanford University.