About Octo


Innovation, Insight and Intelligence

Octo’s IoT Platform blends the benefits of a horizontal IOT platform with dedicated vertical use cases built for the complete insurance industry value chain. This is how we deliver the analytics solutions that are transforming the insurance industry.

Our technology is powered by the largest telematics database in the world. It captures and analyses behavioral, contextual and driving data to provide innovative solutions for our partners. 

This creates winning strategies for insurers in how they price risk, manage and pay claims and maximize their customer relationships.

Our mission

‘To harness the power of our platform to provide smart solutions for the connected world’

Innovation is what we do

Through our connected car software platform and unique technological capabilities we are able to develop and manage a comprehensive and integrated portfolio of telematics solutions.

Our connected car software platform is built to address the challenges facing the automotive insurance industry and integrates with our business partners’ IT systems.

Building the Best IOT for insurance platform solution

The largest global telematics database

We have created and continue to grow the world’s largest insurance telematics database. We have analyzed 228 billion miles of driving data and 456,000 crashes to support the delivery of our services.

Operation across devices

Our platform operates across a wide variety of devices, which enables our insurance partners to choose the device type that is most appropriate for a particular customer segment and service proposition. This spans smartphone apps, traditional telematics devices and connected cars.

Proprietary predictive algorithms

Our platform analyzes and correlates the behavioral, contextual and driving data of an individual policyholder against similar driving profiles in our dataset to formulate an accurate prediction risk profile. In addition, our proprietary algorithms enable crash notification and reconstruction.

Continuing to lead through technology strategy

Our Technology Strategy team ensures the continued innovation of both our technology and platform, in addition to exploring adjacent market sectors where our data-analytics capabilities can provide an advantage for our partners.

From conception to market leadership

Fabio Sbianchi founded Octo in 2002 to provide telematics to the motor insurance industry.

Fabio saw that the way insurance quotes are typically calculated, against a set of static metrics, didn’t represent an accurate risk profile for drivers; with no way of rewarding good drivers and helping all motorists become safer on the road.

By introducing telematics to the industry, Octo has helped auto insurers to accurately calculate risk and manage and pay claims based on data analysis; making insurance pricing fairer and more transparent for drivers.

Today, Octo has grown into the leading global insurance telematics provider, with more than 100 partners and 5.6 million connected users worldwide.

Our roots in behavioral, contextual and driving data analysis allow us to deliver analytics and connected car solutions to the automotive industry as well as the large rental and fleet sectors.

Our People

Fabio Sbianchi

Chief Executive Officer (Co-Founder)

Leads Octo Telematics globally and is responsible for the company’s business vision and global strategy. Is an experienced leader, entrepreneurial ...

Giuseppe Zuco

Chief Mobility Executive Officer (Co-Founder)

Giuseppe Zuco is the Chief Mobility Executive Officer at our Group and until 2015, he was the Chief Information Officer, a post he held since joining ...

Gianfranco Giannella

Chief Operating Officer / General Manager

Gianfranco Giannella is the Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of Octo and has been with Octo since 2013. Mr. Giannella started his ...

Gionata Tedeschi

Chief Product Portfolio and Ecosystem Officer

Gionata Tedeschi joined Octo in 2018 as Chief Product Portfolio and Ecosystem Officer. Over the years from 1990 to 2017 Mr Tedeschi supported ...

David O’Malley

Chief Revenue Officer

David T. O’Malley joined Octo in 2017 as Chief Revenue Officer. As a Global Enterprise Technology and Business Information Services Executive Leader, ...

Geoff Werner

VP DriveAbility and Consulting

Geoff Werner has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, where he has specialized in pricing and product management. Werner joined ...

Hans Marteau

General Counsel

Hans Marteau joined Octo in 2015 as General Counsel. Mr. Marteau obtained his law degree from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 1987, after which ...

Alessio Calisti

Chief Customer Success Officer

Alessio Calisti joined Octo in May 2018. He spent his up-to-now career serving Customer value in Telcos, Media, Retail and Technology Companies. In ...

Octo around the world

A global network of offices and service providers.

Protecting the environment

We are working with the ENEA (National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development) to develop predictive pollution algorithm.

Our smart driver navigation already helps to reduce pollution through improved traffic flows and we are now developing unique algorithms which identify pollution patterns to create driver efficiency initiatives for eco-driving. 

Better driving for everyone

We work with governmental bodies to help improve driving conditions.

Traffic Management

Road Safety Planning

Eco Driving Projects

Automatic Payment Collection For Parking And Tolls

Pollution Reduction Schemes

Industry News

Webinar: The Future of Dynamic Risk Analysis and Rating Is Here: Insurers Must Be Ready to Move or Be Left Behind.

  We are excited to announce that together with our partner AITE we will be presenting the interactive webinar:The Future of Dynamic Risk Analysis ...

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