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Team and Culture

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September 20, 2022

Inside Claims & Insurance Support Part 1: What’s different (and great) about working at Open?

We chatted to five of our Claims and Insurance Support team, getting their take on all things work-life related.
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August 4, 2022

Meet our Sunshine Coast Operations team

Our Operations team share their insights on how we work with customers at Open.
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May 12, 2020

Creating a digital workplace

Many companies like Open, are seeing the benefits of teams working digitally even when it’s safe and healthy to go back to the office. But what will it take to create a fully digital workplace where de-centralised teams can outperform their centralised peers?
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May 2, 2020

How we run an engaging, digital all hands

With hubs based across 4 different time zones, taking 30 mins out of everyone’s diary is never convenient. What we strive to do is make that the most valuable, fun and engaging 30 minutes of everyone’s week.
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September 21, 2020

Podcast: 40k policies, 40k lessons with Insurtech Australia

Huddle and Open’s Co-Founders spill the beans on their biggest mistakes and learnings over the last four years.
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May 25, 2020

How we operate efficiently with distributed teams

Open currently has team member distributed across hubs in Sydney, the Sunshine Coast and Queenstown in NZ. With another hub opening in the UK later this year, how we operate across these hubs will continue to be tested and optimized. For now, this is what we’re doing and how we’re doing it.
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The Open tech team from Sydney, Melbourne and New Zealand together in person! Author, John Halls GM of Engineering, front, third from the left.
June 7, 2022

Big ambitions, high performance and psychological safety: Scaling our engineering team at Open

My name is John Halls, I’m the GM of Engineering at Open and I make a lot of mistakes. My mantra about mistakes is simple, I’m open about making them because they’re great learning opportunities and highlight areas where we can improve.
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September 14, 2020

How we’re expanding internationally in the COVID era

There is no doubt that COVID-19 has fast tracked the digital transformation of businesses. In the absence of the ability to travel, here are some of the ways that we at Open continue to progress our international objectives.
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The Open team Sarith Fernando Sam Hoppe Josh Williams
February 11, 2022

Our why – the team building the future of insurance

At Open, we're on a mission to provide the fastest insurance, at the best price, for the world. We ask three of our team members, Sam, Sarith and Josh, how we bring our mission to life.
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Jason Wilby on the Morgo podcast with Jenny Morrell
January 18, 2022

Challenges and surprises of scaling a startup with the Morgo Podcast

Jason Wilby, co-founder and joint Chief Executive at Open speaks with Morgo Podcast's Jenny Morel on scaling a high-tech company, building the future of insurance and the highlights and challenges along the way.
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June 23, 2022

Inspired engineering: celebrating International Women in Engineering Day

We’re always intrigued by our team's career paths to get to where they are today. To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day, four of team shared their journey into engineering and their experience in the Tech team at Open.
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