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Daniel Peate - CEO

Dan Peate


Dan Peate is Founder and CEO of DRIAV. Prior to founding DRIAV, he was Founder and CEO of Kleiner Perkin’s portfolio company, Hixme, and Founder of Peate Ventures. Dan has previously held senior executive roles at Arthur J. Gallagher and Aon. He sits on the boards of DRIAV, CardiacDirect and Boom Studios.

Michael Cassanego – General Counsel

Michael Cassanego

General Counsel

Mike is the former Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of 21st Century Insurance Group, a direct to consumer writer of automobile and homeowner’s insurance, as well as General Counsel of American International Group’s Personal Lines Division upon AIG’s acquisition of 21st Century in 2007. Prior to his employment with 21st Century, he was the Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of Industrial Indemnity Company, a multi-line commercial insurance company in San Francisco. He is currently the managing member of Cassanego Enterprises, LLC. He is admitted to the State Bar of California and is a former member of the Board of Governors of the California Insurance Guarantee Association.

Randy Adams – CTO

Randy Adams


Randy Adams is the CTO at DRIAV. Prior to DRIAV, Randy has held C-Level positions at Adobe, Yahoo and the Home Shopping Network. Along with that, he has extensive experience as a C-Level founder of eight venture backed technology companies including three software-publishing companies, two Internet technology companies, an e-commerce company and two celebrity-based digital media companies and published more than 30 consumer software applications that collectively have sold more than 20 million copies worldwide. He has raised more than $250 million in venture capital and helped return more than $25 billion to investors.

Steve Bentz – VP Claims

Steve Bentz

VP Claims

Steve is the VP of Claims at DRIAV. Previously, Steve was the VP of Claims for Explorer Insurance Company. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the insurance industry in a variety of roles within claims. Steve has managed claims operations across multiple states, system development for claims and policy while at 21st Century Insurance Company. He oversaw the auto, home and personal excess policy home analyst team while at Automobile Club of Southern California. In his new role, he will be leading the claims business development and integration.

Ed Combs

Ed Combs

Ed Combs is the Principal of G. Edward Combs Consulting, a California-based consulting firm serving the Property-Casualty Insurance industry. In addition to leading his own firm he serves as an Adviser to DRIAV

He is an Adjunct Instructor at Santa Monica College. Earlier in his career Ed held leadership positions at 21st Century Insurance and Progressive Insurance. He is a former Board Member of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) and Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety. He holds the CPCU and ARM designations.

Wesley Bancroft

Wesley Bancroft

VP Design

Wesley is the VP of Design at DRIAV. Prior to DRIAV he was the Head of Design at Hixme, a KPCB portfolio company and has held Senior Design roles with various companies, such as Clover, Spokeo and PennyMac. As the VP of Design, he oversees all aspects of design for DRIAV, including products, designing business strategies and brand.

Wesley Bancroft

Justin Saltzman


Justin is the Controller at DRIAV. Prior to joining DRIAV he was responsible for finance at Castle & Cooke. Justin also spent a number of years in various finance and accounting roles with the Arizona Cardinals. Justin began his career at Thomson Reuters as well as Near North Insurance. He holds a BS in finance from the University of Arizona.

Joshua Warren

Joshua Warren

Creative Director

Josh Warren is the Creative Director at DRIAV. Prior to DRIAV he was the Art Director at Hixme, a KPCB portfolio company. He has worked alongside brands such as Patagonia, Chase Bank, Vox, and National Geographic. Josh currently resides in Camarillo, CA with his wife, son, and three dogs.

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