Bunker, a San Francisco-based insurance technology startup, today announced that Kevin Kiser has been named Head of Brand Strategy & Communications.
In this role, Kiser will be responsible for driving Bunker’s global brand marketing and communications in support of the company’s strategic plan. Reporting to Chad Nitschke, Bunker’s Co-Founder and CEO, he will work closely with the Bunker team to provide go-to-market guidance, client support and oversee the development, direction and implementation of all communication activities.
“I am excited to join such a talented group of individuals in their mission to bring simplicity and transparency to an industry on the cusp of transformation”, said Kiser. “As a former independent contractor, I know first hand the barriers to acquiring insurance and look forward to reducing those barriers for all types of independent contractors.”
“We’re thrilled to be growing the Bunker team and know Kevin’s combination of marketing agency and B2B experience in a variety of industries will bring tremendous value to our customers and investors”, said Nitschke.
Kiser’s expertise in business-to-business marketing spans over 10 years and includes creative development, organizational design, integrated marketing, CRM, sales channel optimization, and digital marketing.
Kiser previously served as Director of Marketing for SOLOMO Technology, a location-based marketing company. At SOLOMO, he helped to identify the strategic demands of the retail and event industries to build a scalable software solution. Prior to SOLOMO, Kiser led the marketing for a national technology provider through two acquisitions, while accumulating numerous industry accolades, like appointment to Cisco's Global Marketing Council and multiple ADDY awards for campaign creativity and effectiveness.
“We are at the forefront of massive change in our industry as customers are expecting simpler, faster transactions and more transparency from their insurance partners.”, Nitschke explains. “We’re building a first class team – people with big ideas and even bigger execution skills - to ensure this transformation happens. Kevin brings all of those characteristics and a deep understanding and a passion for client-focused software and communications. We are delighted to have him in the lead marketing role for Bunker.”
Kiser will operate out of Bunker’s Madison, Wisconsin office.
About Bunker: Bunker, headquartered in San Francisco, CA with a second office in Madison, WI, was founded in 2015 to redefine the insurance value chain. Through the creation of the first ever contract-related insurance marketplace, Bunker is changing the way insurance products are provided, managed, and designed.