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What a bootstrapped entrepreneur thinks of AI with James Benham

James Benham is the Co-Founder and CEO of JBKnowledge, a multinational technology and consulting company that develops industry-leading software for the largest insurance companies across the globe. He is also the Co-Founder of two insurance tech products: SmartCompliance and Terra.

Prior to insurance, James built multiple technology products for the construction industry. His most successful, SmartBid, became the leading construction bidding software for general contractors worldwide, culminating in a multi-million dollar acquisition. With over 10,000 followers on LinkedIn, James is a sought after consultant and speaker at the forefront of innovation, sales and business leadership. He is the host of The InsureTech Geek Podcast and has spoken at over 400 conferences in the last 15 years. He released his first book, Be Your Own VC: 10 Bootstrapping Principles to Generate Cash and Keep Control, this past fall.

00:00 – Intro
01:35 – What is the value of AI right now?
03:54 – What are you seeing practically in the field?
07:18 – What are your biggest concerns?
09:06 – What is your position on the doomsday spectrum?
12:01 – How does bootstrapping apply here?
16:01- How can listeners learn more?

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