Kevin P. Kalinich, Esq.

Kevin P. Kalinich, Esq.

Intangible Assets Global Collaboration Leader at Aon plc

Kevin Leads Aon’s global practice to identify exposures and develop insurance solutions related to intangible assets, including Intellectual Property, Technology Errors and Omissions, Miscellaneous Professional Liability, Media Liability and coordination of multiple lines of insurance related to cyber.

A 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012(Finalist), 2014 and 2016 (Finalist) Risk & Insurance “Power Broker,” Kevin writes frequent articles, blogs and the cyber insurance book chapter for two books in 2017: “Cyber Insurance For Law Firms and Legal Organizations,” Chapter 15 of The American Bar Association Cybersecurity Handbook: A Resource for Attorneys, Law Firms, and Business Professional (2nd Edition); “Treating Cyber Risks – Using Insurance and Finance.” Chapter 10 of John Wiley and Sons Book: The Cyber Risk Handbook: Creating and Measuring Effective Cybersecurity Capabilities.  Kevin is also quoted in numerous publications, including Ted Koppel’s 2015 book, Light’s Out (with Ajit Jain of Berkshire Hathaway), the Wall Street Journal, Time and Bloomberg, and a frequent speaker regarding Professional Liability related issues in various venues, including CNBC, RIMS, American Bar Association, American Bankers Association, FERMA, World Economic Forum, Stanford  Program in Law, Science and Technology, CCH Computer Law Advisory Council,  and Association of Financial Professionals.

Kevin joined Aon in September 2000, from Altima Technologies, where he served as Chief Executive Officer and led the successful launch of an Internet of Things intelligent visualization of network equipment software product with respect to telecommunications, data, cables, and computers. Prior to Altima, Kevin was a partner at Chapman and Cutler Law Firm, where he represented domestic and international technology focused public and private entities in general corporate matters, intellectual property, M & A, venture capital and institutional investor transactions.

Kevin creates and coordinates Aon’s global intellectual capital thought leadership insurance capabilities to identify and address the evolving legal, operational and financial statement exposures related to intangible assets and the digital transformation and increased reliance on technology and information assets, including cloud computing, distributed ledger technology, artificial intelligence, big data and algorithms.

Kevin earned a B.A. degree in Economics and Mathematics, Cum Laude, from Yale University (1984) and a Juris Doctor from The University of Michigan Law School (1987).

Chicago, IL