About Parachute

Our mission is to build climate resilience and support consumers and businesses suffering financial disasters from hurricanes and other natural catastrophes with innovative risk management solutions.

We founded Parachute Insurance to redefine what insurance for natural catastrophes stands for: To provide fast, easy and reliable financial protection in times of need. Our analytics-powered risk models, our cutting-edge parametric approach and our smart contracts allow us to offer protection at affordable premiums.

Joerg Proeve

Co-founder & CEO

Joerg is an insurance veteran with over 20 years of industry experience. Prior to founding Parachute Insurance in 2020, he held senior leadership positions with Chubb and CNA Insurance.
He has a track record of building strong partnerships, driving change and advancing innovation in the insurance industry. He earned his MBA from London Business School and holds a Master’s in Electrical Engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

Sasha Gutfraind

Co-founder & CTO

Sasha brings a wealth of data science, analytics and technology experience from the insurance, healthcare and emergency response sector with him. His mission is to transform the industry with data science and AI methods.
Sasha earned his PhD in mathematics from Cornell University, worked as a researcher at the Los Alamos National Laboratory and as a Principal AI and ML scientist with Anthem.

Edwin Campos

VP of Meteorology

Edwin offers vast experience in meteorology and AI. He earned his PhD in Atmospheric Science from McGill, worked as a meteorologist for the government of Costa Rica, as visiting Meteorologist at the National Hurricane Center and at the modeling center of the Canadian Meteorological Service. He was part of the weather services team for the Vancouver Winter Olympics & Paralympics, and worked as scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, US Dept. of Energy. More recently, Edwin has served in various Data Science senior positions for industrial and financial companies.