About Root Inc.

A classic disruption story

Root Inc. is a technology company revolutionizing personal insurance with a pricing model based upon fairness and a modern customer experience. 

We started by tackling the archaic car insurance industry with Root Insurance. Through data and technology, we base rates primarily on how people actually drive. The result is a more fair, more personal, and much simpler experience—thanks to it all being in an app. With the addition of renters and homeowners insurance, we provide the convenience of bundling in the app for seamless, affordable coverage. Our drive to revolutionize a multi-billion dollar industry has also extended into Root Enterprise. We’re using our telematics-based solutions to provide carriers and fleet management with more accurate pricing models and risk assessment. 

With its technology-forward products, Root Inc. is fundamentally changing an industry—for companies and for individuals—for the better.

Our leadership team

Alex Timm

Co-Founder & CEO

Dan Rosenthal

Chief Revenue & Operations Officer/CFO

Hemal Shah

Chief Product Officer

Matt Bonakdarpour

Chief Data Science & Analytics Officer

Michele Streitmatter

Chief People & Organizational Effectiveness Officer

B.C. Silver

Chief Marketing Officer

Lauren Gruenebaum

Chief Growth Officer 

Frank Palmer

Chief Insurance Officer

Kelly Ruoff

Chief Impact Officer 

Our values

Be curious and

push boundaries

Question the norm

Embrace the love of the problem

Filter temptation to do the obvious

Tackle challenges head-on

Be courageous and

build trust

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Have uncomfortable conversations

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Judge on the merits of the work

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Celebrate ambitious teamwork

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Lead with empathy

Be focused and

deliver impact

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Start with the customer

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Invest, don’t spend

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Lead with grit and determination

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Get shit done

Careers at Root

Learn about the opportunities to join our Root Insurance and Root Enterprise teams.

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Root Inc.
80 E. Rich Street
Suite 500
Columbus, OH 43215

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