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Ilya BodnerBold Penguin

Ilya Bodner

Bold Penguin

Ilya Bodner has changed the way people buy, sell, and think about commercial insurance. A startup enthusiast and InsurTech pioneer, he is the founder and CEO of Bold Penguin, a rapidly growing tech company based in Columbus, Ohio.

Ilya started his career on the front lines as an agent and has been on a mission to upgrade the industry through one successful startup after another. Recent recognitions include “Executive of the Year” by BizTech and Best in Biz, “People’s Choice Innovation Leader of the Year” by the Insurance Innovation Awards, and Columbus Business First’s “40 Under 40” Class of 2019.


Bold Penguin

We’re the tech company that unites a fragmented market with the largest, most, efficient commercial insurance Exchange. Our software helps accurately match more agents, brokers, and carriers with the right small business owners, to make quoting and binding faster, simpler, and more profitable than ever-all from a single, intelligent, rules-based platform.