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Best-Selling Author and Global Leader on Simplification and Innovation, Lisa Bodell, to Join Duck Creek’s Formation ’24 as Keynote Speaker

March 12, 2024

Bodell will discuss techniques to eradicate complexity and return to meaningful work that drives innovative change. 

Boston – March 12, 2024 – Duck Creek Technologies, the intelligent solutions provider defining the future of property and casualty (P&C) and general insurance, welcomes Lisa Bodell as its Formation ’24 keynote speaker. Formation, Duck Creek’s annual user conference, attracts the world’s brightest minds in the insurance and technology industries and takes place in Dallas, Texas, May 21-23, 2024. Bodell is a thought leader, serial entrepreneur, and best-selling author of “Kill the Company” and “Why Simple Wins,” whose transformational messages of eradicating unnecessary complexities and focusing on simplicity inspire global leaders.

Formation ’24 will empower the P&C and general insurance community with the insights, technology, and inspiration to build more simplified experiences. As the industry comes together to collaborate and pave the way for a simplified, agile, and innovative future, the conference’s theme, “simplifying together,” is meant to capture the importance of creating meaningful interactions that foster trust, earn loyalty, and create lasting value. The agenda is filled with general and breakout sessions led by company leaders, customers, partners, and industry analysts, who all share the passion and expertise to accelerate the evolution of our industry together.

“Lisa Bodell’s affinity for simplification and innovation is a perfect fit for Formation,” said Jess Keeney, Chief Product & Technology Officer, Duck Creek Technologies. “We are thrilled to have her share her provocative yet practical approach, inspiring the attendees to focus on simplicity and improved collaboration and operations across teams, resulting in more meaningful work.”

“Simplification is the strategic advantage of the future. It shifts a team’s approach to work from defense to offense, shaping the change they want rather than just reacting to it,” said Lisa Bodell. “I’m incredibly excited to be a part of this conference and to share the secrets to making simplification happen.”

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About Duck Creek Technologies 

Duck Creek Technologies is the intelligent solutions provider defining the future of the property and casualty (P&C) and general insurance industry. We are the platform upon which modern insurance systems are built, enabling the industry to capitalize on the power of the cloud to run agile, intelligent, and evergreen operations. Authenticity, purpose, and transparency are core to Duck Creek, and we believe insurance should be there for individuals and businesses when, where, and how they need it most. Our market-leading solutions are available on a standalone basis or as a full suite, and all are available via Duck Creek OnDemand. Visit to learn more. Follow Duck Creek on our social channels for the latest information – LinkedIn and Twitter

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