CONVERSATIONS WITH LEADERS, ENTREPRENEURS, AND VISIONARIES
Inside the ICE House, a podcast produced by Intercontinental Exchange, takes listeners behind the historic façade of the New York Stock Exchange and inside the global financial marketplace. The episodes, recorded in the Library of the NYSE, features conversations with leaders, entrepreneurs and visionaries who walk through our doors with a dream of building businesses and changing the world. Their stories have made the NYSE, now part of ICE’s ecosystem of markets, clearing houses, data providers, and listings services, an indispensable institution for over 225 years.
Microtrends Squared, a conversation with Mark Penn
Mark Penn, author of Microtrends Squared, The New Small Forces Driving the Big Disruptions Today, joins the podcast to breakdown the trends that are driving the modern world. Microtrends and countertrends often make up only one percent of the American public, but create massive social movements capable of changing the commercial, political and social landscapes.
Entrepreneurs have a vision for the future. They have the ability to create a movement that radically changes business models and consumer behavior. In this episode, we invite the NYSE’s Jose Cobos back into the ICE House with Tyler Sloat, CFO of our newest tech listing, Zuora, a company that is driving the subscription economy. Coming off a rigorous road show and a successful IPO, Tyler discusses this once in a lifetime experience, including how to prepare for an IPO and grow as a business, while maintaining a strong corporate culture.
Navigating the evolution from being a private company to a public one is never easy. Tech companies from Silicon Valley have their own set of challenges. A trusted guide through the minefield is Jose Cobos, the NYSE’s West Coast-based Head of Technology Capital Markets. A former Navy SEAL and investment banker, Jose leads the Exchange’s efforts to help the next generation of innovators raise capital so they can bring their innovative ideas to the world.
More than one out of every five dollars under professional management in the United States is now being invested according to a sustainable, responsible, and impact investing or SRI strategy. Our guest today, Richard Cea, is leading UBS’s first foray in the U.S. ETF market with a couple ETFs aimed at SRI investors with the launch of InsightShares Patriotic Employers ETF and InsightShares LGBT Employment ETF.
Big Show visited earlier this week to ring the Opening Bell and sat down Inside the ICE House to talk about his efforts to return to the ring in time for WrestleMania 34. Now a Giant with Abs, we talk about the lifestyle changes he made to make sure he will entertain us for years to come. Show talks about his reaction to Bill Simmon’s documentary ‘Andre the Giant’ by HBO Sports, WWE, JMH Films and Ringer Films.
There were a lot of eyes watching as the New York Stock Exchange listed Spotify, the eagerly anticipated introduction of the music platform to the public markets, using a new mechanism called the NYSE Direct Floor Listing. Here with us today on the ICE House is the NYSE&s Global Head of Listings John Tuttle, to break down the Spotify’s direct listing experience and how it all came together.
In the early 2000s, Intercontinental Exchange Chairman and CEO Jeff Sprecher introduced electrification and transparency to the trading of energy commodities. In quick succession, he took on the futures, credit, and equities markets, building ICE from a little known exchange that he paid a dollar for to a global Fortune 500 Company. He joins the podcast to talk about how he did it, and the future of data as the life blood of trading.
Tonight at Citi Field in Queens, it’s Opening Day of the 2018 Season, the 57th for the New York Mets against the St. Louis Cardinals. Building a major league team, season after season, bears striking similarities to trading stocks on the floor of the NYSE, a mix of analytics and human judgement to make the right moves at the right time. The team’s architect, Sandy Alderson comes Inside the ICE House to enlighten us on how he balances the Sabermetrics behind performance and health with real-world chemistry.
A true conversation around the water cooler. Doug Brown, founder & CEO of AquaVenture Holding (NYSE: WAAS), joins the podcast on World Water Day to geek out on all things H2O, from crises facing California, Cape Town and Flint, to new purification technologies that could render the five gallon jug obsolete and allow us to reuse all of the water that flows through our tap. For more information: worldwaterday.org. AquaVenture through its subsidiaries, Seven Seas and Quench, is taking a two prong approach to meet the water challenges of today and the future.
John Lothian, one of the legendary chroniclers of the futures markets as founder and chairman of John Lothian News, joins the podcast from the International Futures Industry Conference to talk the business of futures and commodities. He describes his newest project, CryptoMarketsWiki , that he announced at FIA Boca. John also reflects on the evolution of trading from open outcry to the blockchain and reveals what were the biggest stories he ever broke.
Michael Casey, co-author of The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything, joins ICE Founder, Chairman and CEO Jeff Sprecher for a conversation recorded at the International Futures Industry Conference. A former Wall Street Journal journalist covering global economics and finance, Casey’s written five books and is now a special advisor at the MIT Media Lab, where he works on applications of the decentralizing technology behind bitcoin and other digital currencies.
Walt Lukken, CEO of the Futures Industry Association, joins the podcast to talk about the future of futures, cryptocurrency, and blockchain from the annual International Futures Industry Conference. FIA brings financial leaders and innovators together to exchange ideas to craft the global derivatives marketplace that underpins the world’s financial activity. Walt also discusses his experience guiding the CFTC through the 2007-2008 Financial Crisis as its Acting Chairman.
Bruce Bond, Co-founder and CEO of Innovator Capital Management, first made his mark in the early 2000s with PowerShares and now he is back in the game. One of the genuine pioneers of the ETF industry joins the podcast to explain why he thinks that “there is so much more that can be done” in ETFs and how he is going to do it.
Jon Steinberg, Founder and CEO of Cheddar, Inc., founded a media company with its anchor studio on the NYSE Trading Floor just two years ago to reach a new generation of business and technology savvy viewers. Now a Fast Company’s Most Innovative Company for two years running, Jon explains how he has broken the classic media mold to reach millions of viewers and what the future is for digital content.
Nancy Mellard, Executive VP and General Counsel for CBIZ’s Benefits & Insurance Services Division, joins the podcast to share her lessons learned, future goals as National Leader of CBIZ’s Women Advantage, and the importance for companies to become change agents. In 2007, the Chairman of CBIZ charged Nancy with starting CBIZ Women’s Advantage, a program to recruit, retain, and develop female talent within CBIZ and support the women employed by the company and across the country.
Carl Quintanilla, anchor of CNBC’s Squawk on the Street, sits down Inside the ICE House to recount his week at the PyongChang Olympics, the debut of new Fed Chair Jay Powell, and Comcast’s aggressive bid for Sky Sports. Marking the sixth anniversary of broadcasting his show from Post 9 at the New York Stock Exchange, Carl traces the arc of his career, tells tales the last five Olympics he’s covered, and shares the only way he knows to beat Jim Cramer to breaking business news in the early morning hours.
Kenny Polcari, Managing Director for O’Neill Securities, ventures Inside the ICE House to give listeners a behind-the-scenes look at how the capital markets function from his unique perch on the NYSE Trading Floor. Over four decades, Kenny has had a front row seat for the transformation of the NYSE, from paper slips to today’s hi-speed trading, and a life’s worth of memorable moments both high and low. Kenny also talks about Headstrong, the charitable organization that he and his wife, Evelyn, a former broker herself, help lead to support veterans suffering from the hidden wounds of war.
Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 Dow Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing (RCR), steps Inside the ICE House to break down his recent triumph at the Daytona 500 and the next chapter for the storied legacy #3, written 20 years after Dale Earnhardt won the Great American Race in the same ride. Host Josh King and Austin talk about the business of NASCAR and its unique link between fans, sponsors, and drivers.
Joe Plumeri, former Chairman and CEO of Willis Group and currently Vice Chairman of First Data Corp. (NYSE:FDC), and the bestselling author of The Power of Being Yourself, got his start at a small Wall Street brokerage that grew into what is today Citigroup, beginning a career in financial services now well into its fifth decade. Now, Joe is facing what may be his biggest challenge as Executive Chairman of CASA, the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse where he’s taking on the nation’s crippling opioid epidemic. Joe joins us Inside the ICE House to share the journey that brought him from the Bell Podium of the New York Stock Exchange to the visionary purpose that drives him today.
Anyone who has watched The New York Stock Exchange’s Opening Bell has seen NYSE President Tom Farley standing on the Bell Podium next to a jubilant CEO. Tom joins the premiere episode of the ICE House podcast to open a window into the Exchange’s history, and what happens on the famous floor between the opening and closing bells. In this episode, Tom talks about becoming the second youngest person in history to head the Exchange and shares his thoughts on the future of the capital markets.
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