Kirstin Marr is President of Valen Analytics and oversees all aspects of the company.
Kirstin has a passion for building companies that invent leading-edge technologies to improve customers’ lives and solve the inefficiencies that exist in many traditional marketplaces. Prior to becoming President, Marr served as Valen’s Chief Marketing Officer. For six years, she fostered top-of-mind brand awareness and innovative thought leadership to complement Valen’s reputation of going the extra mile for its customers. Her efforts helped grow the company, establishing Valen as a pioneer in predictive analytics for insurers focused on meeting customer demands for transparency, responsiveness and fairness in risk management and business operations. The company consistently grew more than 50% YoY prior to being acquired by Insurity.
Marr was also founding member of the Insurance Careers Movement, a grassroots organization that’s grown to include more than 1,000 companies globally. In previous roles, she ran business-to-business marketing for internet technology pioneer, ServiceMagic.com (now HomeAdvisor), and launched a consumer brand that promoted energy-efficient products for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Additionally, Kirstin has a long-standing commitment to philanthropy and community leadership. She currently serves on the board of the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame. She was also the Board President for Colorado MESA, a non-profit that serves underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students pursuing careers in STEM. Kirstin also co-founded a non-profit to benefit the Teen Lounge at Children’s Hospital Colorado, which helps teens enjoy a fun and relaxing space to spend their time while seeking medical treatment. Kirstin is past-president for American Society for Training & Development – Rocky Mountain Chapter (now Association for Talent Development), and has volunteered as a mentor for I Have a Dream Foundation as well as several other organizations.