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.

Episode 80

The Red and the Blue: The 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism with Steve Kornancki

At the NYSE, we usually focus on the bulls and the bears. Today we turn to the red and the blue. Steve Kornacki, National Political Correspondent for MSNBC and NBC News, joins the podcast to explain how the decade of Clinton and Gingrich, Mario Cuomo and Ross Perot, and Al Gore and George Bush, was the prelude to our current political situation. Steve’s book “The Red and the Blue: The 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism” goes back to the genesis of a country divided by party colors.

Episode 79: Tiffani Bova's Growth IQ: Get Smarter about the choices that make or break your business

Growth IQ by Tiffani Bova, Salesforce's Global Customer Growth & Innovation Evangelist, explores the pathways and pitfalls facing every business seeking to expand market share and grow revenue. She stopped by the ICE House to explore the strategies behind the recent successes of companies from McDonalds to John Deere to Kylie Cosmetics. During the conversation, we discover how the paths to growth that Tiffani identifies in Growth IQ have been implemented by the world's best brands.

Episode 78: Justin Schack is your Market Structure Navigator

Despite a volatile 2018 and an increasingly complex landscape, the U.S. markets remain the envy of the world. Justin Schack, Managing Director and Partner at Rosenblatt Securities, joins the podcast to help listeners understand and navigate the rapidly changing equity markets. In addition to his role at Rosenblatt, Justin has become a prolific market commentator in the press and his analysis is sought after to understand the potentially seismic effects of policy changes, such as the Transaction Fee Pilot.

Episode 77: Smartsheet’s Mark Mader on how to “Work Different”

Just a few months ago, Smartsheet’s CEO Mark Mader stood on the New York Stock Exchange Bell Podium to announce his company’s successful IPO following years of hard work building a company that lives its “work different” motto. Mark returned to the NYSE to update us on how Smartsheet has continued to grow and transform. As 2019 gets underway, Mark shares what lies in the future for Smartsheet and gives his advice to those companies looking to also tap the public markets.

Episode 76: QIAGEN's Peer Schatz on the molecular revolution

Scientific breakthroughs depend on the development and deployment of cutting edge tools. One of the companies that laboratories across the globe turn to for testing solutions is QIAGEN (NYSE:QGEN). Peer Schatz, QIAGEN's CEO, gave Inside the ICE House a masterclass on how the company is working with the science community to create the tests and equipment needed for infectious diseases control; cancer prevention, personalized medicine, and much more.

Episode 75: Navy SEAL Foundation - Honoring Our Warriors & Supporting Their Families

The Naval SEAL Foundation was established in 2000 to serve U.S. Navy SEALs, Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen, Naval Special Warfare support personnel and their families. The Foundation’s CEO Robin King and DJ Haley, a former Navy SEAL and Foundation Board Member, take us through how a small organization originally focused on scholarships and educational opportunities has grown to provide immediate and ongoing support and assistance to the Naval Special Warfare community and its families.

Episode 74: The Fearless Girl: How a brand campaign became a cultural movement

Intercontinental Exchange recently welcomed a new neighbor to Broad Street, Fearless Girl. The statue, commissioned by State Street Global Advisors and created by sculptor Kristen Visbal to promote State Street's SHE Index Fund, has become enduring symbol calling for change. Following the arrival ceremony outside the New York Stock Exchange, State Street's Chief Marketing Officer, Stephen Tisdale, sat down for a fireside chat with the NYSE's Betty Liu to talk all things fearless.

Episode 73: The world according to GZERO Media's Ian Bremmer

As President of Eurasia Group, Ian Bremmer spends his time crisscrossing the planet to investigate the current state of global affairs and sharing his analysis of geopolitical risks. He founded his firm in 1998 to provide political risk research and consultation services to Wall Street’s biggest names, but continues to explore the boundaries of how every person can better understand the world around them. Ian was at the Exchange to celebrate the anniversary of GZERO Media, a company he started with the goal of helping the public see clearly how news stories fit together and are part of important global narratives.

Episode 72: The Block’s Frank Chaparro: Sourcing the Scoop on Crypto

The Block’s Senior Correspondent, Frank Chaparro, once a wunderkind at Business Insider, is now exclusively on the crypto beat, just in time to cover the cleansing process of Bitcoin’s bear market. He’s on the trail of the comings and goings of the industry’s top talent, and probing how exchanges, banks and institutions are dipping their toes into an ocean of digital assets. Chaparro gives a candid view on what’s driving Bitcoin’s swoon, why regulation is key, and how 2019 may unfold for Crypto’s biggest players.

Episode 71: Institutionalizing Crypto: Bakkt and the Race to Win Wall Street

Recorded at CoinDesk’s Consensus:Invest Conference, Bakkt’s CEO Kelly Loeffler and ICE’s Chairman and CEO Jeff Sprecher’s chat with the MIT Media Lab’s Michael Casey. Bakkt plans to roll out the world’s first 1-day physically delivered Bitcoin contract in 2019, allowing institutions and consumers alike to seamlessly buy, sell, store, and spend the digital asset. While Bitcoin’s value may rise and fall, the profound appeal of crypto is not so much as an investment to buy and hold, but rather a currency to actually put to work.

Episode 70: Lynn Martin of ICE Data Services: How Data is Fueling the Modern Economy

As President and COO of ICE Data Services, Lynn oversees much of the connective tissue -- the flow of data around the world -- that knits together the cornerstones of Intercontinental Exchange. Martin looks back at ICE’s acquisitions and product developments that have served as the building blocks of ICE -- pricing and analytics, exchange data and connectivity -- and offers a forecast for the data industry in 2019.

Episode 69: Seaspan Corporation’s Chairman David Sokol is at the helm

Seaspan Corporation’s Chairman David Sokol is setting the course for the world’s largest independent owner and operator of containerships. He shares how his business philosophy of “pleased, but not satisfied” guided him from early on in Omaha to his current watch at Seaspan. Over the past year, Sokol has armed the company with new leadership, overhauled its financials, and embarked on an M&A plan to consolidate the global containership fleet.

Episode 68: Clean energy is the future and National Grid is ready to lead us there today

John Pettigrew, CEO of National Grid PLC, is focused on transforming utilities to become greener, more efficient, and technological to prepare for an uncertain future of climate change, customer needs, and an uncertain political environment. National Grid, which operates electric and gas utilities in the United States and Great Britain, is driving the conversation around carbon usage and the implementation of clean energy technology.

Episode 67: Johnson & Johnson Innovation’s JLABs is seeding the tech revolution of healthcare

Melinda Richter, Global Head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation's JLABs, enters the ICE House to explain how JNJ is empowering entrepreneurs to bring healthcare ideas from concept to consumer. Melinda shares her journey from growing up in Goodsoil, Saskatchewan to becoming a leader in the start-up culture of life science. Under her stewardship, JLABs has grown to 13 global locations and helped over 450 companies secure $11.6 Billion in financing, including 14 that have tapped the public markets.

Episode 66: NYSE Vice Chairman Betty Liu: Evangelizing for Entrepreneurship Around the World

Betty Liu, Executive Vice Chairman of the NYSE, brings years of knowledge and insight about the needs of CEOs and their businesses, from those nascent start-up days to the moment when the founder stands on the podium to ring the opening bell of their IPO. Fresh off a trip to the Far East, Betty shares what she has learned about navigating between the business cultures of the East and West, becoming an entrepreneur as the founder of the ed-tech start-up Radiate, and getting out of your comfort zone.

Episode 65: Forbes Media's Randall Lane: Activating Brave Entrepreneurs and Companies

Randall Lane, Forbes Media's Chief Content Officer, sat down with the NYSE's Executive Vice Chairman Betty Liu at this year's Interbrand Best Global Brands Summit for a wide ranging conversation from how a new generation of entrepreneurs is reshaping the world to the evolution of going public to ways the blockchain can combat fake news. Betty and Randall also discuss how modern brands make and keep consumer's trust while standing out in the crowded landscape of traditional and social media.

Episode 64: Investing in the "New Economy" with State Street Global Advisors' Kensho ETFS

Sue Thompson, executive vice president at State Street Global Advisors, joined the podcast to share her experiences on how artificial intelligence and technology innovation is changing the global economy. State Street has partnered with Kensho to launch ETFs aimed at investing in the Future of Now, from space travel to intelligent infrastructure to autonomous vehicles. The best was to identify which companies are positioned to transform the world may be to just ask the technology itself.

Episode 63: Anthony Scaramucci's Return to the Street

Anthony Scaramucci, Co-Managing Partner at SkyBridge Capital, went through Washington’s revolving door as fast as just about anyone in Beltway memory. He’s back now, in the comfortable confines of New York City, with a reboot next year of his much-heralded SALT Conference and a new book — Trump: The Blue-Collar President — which chronicles both his own unlikely rise through Wall Street and, in parallel, a real estate developer’s unlikely rise to the pinnacle of American power.

Episode 62: Steven Johnson's Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most

We make 35,000 decisions every day, but only a few choices can change our lives. Steven Johnson, the author of 11 books as well as host of the Wonderland and American Innovations podcasts, is now out with Farsighted, exploring the complex choices that influenced world history, our own lives, and those of generations to come. The book chronicles the tools that master strategists use to predict the multiple outcomes that may result from a decision to help leaders get ready for the next fork in the road.

Episode 61: Goodbye, midterms, hello, 2020: recapping and prognosticating with POLITICO’s Ben White

The bi-annual gathering of the Listed Company Advisory Board at the New York Stock Exchange was the perfect setting for a post-election post-mortem with Ben White, Chief Economic Correspondent for POLITICO and author of the Morning Money must-read that POLITICO publishes every weekday at 5:30 a.m. for subscribers and a critical 200 minutes later for everyone else. In this episode, Ben talks about President Trump’s barnstorming election strategy, how it will reverberate in 2019, and the upcoming presidential election that starts... Now

Episode 60: Bob Pittman’s Career of Big Bold Bets

Every year, Interbrand surveys the global marketplace to identify and calculate the value of the world’s leading brands. Coinciding with the release of the 2018 Best Global Brands Report earlier this month, NYSE served as host to Interbrand’s Best Global Brands Summit. Inside the ICE House was on the scene to capture the conversation. The first installment is a fireside chat hosted by Interbrand’s Managing Director Daniel Binns with Bob Pittman, Chairman and CEO of iHeartMedia and Clear Channel Outdoor.

Episode 59: Charting the Cognitive Revolution with Globant

Martin Migoya, the cofounder and CEO of Globant (NYSE:GLOB), joined the podcast ahead of Globant’s Converge NY Conference on how artificial intelligence is transforming the world. Martin shares how in just 15 years, an idea crafted over drinks in a Buenos Aires bar with three friends grew into a leading global company for digital customer experiences. He has now turned his attention to how Globant can best help its clients and the world unlock the potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Episode 58: Captivating a country, Reagan: An American Journey

A proud moment in the 226-year history of the New York Stock Exchange came on March 28, 1985, the day President Ronald Reagan rang our Opening Bell. Bob Spitz is the author of a monumental new biography of our 40th president: Reagan: An American Journey and joined us Inside the ICE House to talk about it. Spitz has written a substantial oeuvre of books on people and things that transformed American popular culture, from the Beatles to Julia Childs to Woodstock. Reagan adds to this pantheon, the story of a man born into poverty in the Midwest, who by luck and determination worked his way from young broadcaster to Hollywood actor, Governor of California to President of the United States.

Episode 57: Revolutionizing Fixed Income with Ben Jackson, President of ICE

A part of Ben Jackson's role as President of Intercontinental Exchange, is leading the strategic planning and integration of ICE's M&A activities. He joined the podcast from Chicago, where he was attending the Futures Industry Association's Expo 2018 to take a look back at ICE's recent deals and preview its long-term plans. On the company's front burner is the fixed income marketplace, a space long overdue for overhaul.

Episode 56: How Risto Silasmaa’s Paranoid Optimism saved Nokia

Risto Silasmaa, Chairman of Nokia, oversaw the dramatic turnaround of Nokia from a struggling handheld device company to one of the leading providers of wireless infrastructure. He joined the podcast to talk about his new book, Transforming Nokia - The Power of Paranoid Optimism to Lead Through Colossal Change, which captures the company’s near demise and impressive turnaround. As Risto is positioning Nokia for its future, he has turned his paranoid optimism to machine learning.

Episode 55: Worth its weight in Gold, calculating gold price fluctuations in the global markets

Every day in London, at precisely 10:30am and 3:00pm, Intercontinental Exchange holds a fully transparent auction to establish the global benchmark price for gold. It’s known as the London Bullion Market Association Gold Price or LBMA. The pod travelled to the UK to speak to Stelios Tselikas, COO of ICE Benchmark Administration, on the drivers of the gold price: inflation, interest rates, stock markets, geopolitics, the dollar, oil prices, and Asian demand.

Episode 54: Preventing Migraines and Improving the Patient Journey

Christi Shaw, President of Lilly Bio-Medicines, provides a master class on the impact of migraines on the home and the economy. She visited the ICE House for the release of Emgality, a new preventative treatment of migraines in adults and details the journey from medical research breakthrough to FDA approval. Christi shared her thoughts on improving the industry, drug prices, and what she has learned along the way about treating patients and providing value.

Episode 53: Bradley Tusk’s Adventures Saving Startups from Death by Politics

When entrepreneurs need to understand, strategize, and overcome growth-stifling government bureaucracy and regulatory strangulation, they turn to Bradley Tusk, master of the inside game. He launched Tusk Strategies in 2011, helping companies from UBER to Walmart win complex public campaigns. Tusk began his career in bare knuckle politics and readied a tech-heavy plan in 2016 in case his former boss, Mike Bloomberg, ran for president. Will he dust off the plan in 2020? Have a listen.

Episode 52: Big Game: Mark Leibovich’s Opus on the NFL’s Marketing and Cultural Dominance

Mark Leibovich, New York Times Magazine Chief National Correspondent and author of the new bestseller, Big Game, the NFL in Dangerous Times, spent four years embedded in the most elite club in the world. His book captures how the NFL, its owners, and Roger Goodell have become a pervasive part of US culture, while asking if the League has achieved “peak football.” Mark joins his friend and fellow Patriots fanatic, Josh King, to excavate the stories and lore behind the Shield.

Episode 51: The Monumental Midterms: A conversation with Joe Lockhart

Joe Lockhart, the last White House Press Secretary to be on duty for an impeachment of a U.S. President, is now Vice Chairman of Public Affairs for Edelman. A trusted counselor over decades for politicians and business leaders alike, he joined the NYSE’s 2018 IR Summit to survey the upcoming midterm elections and reflect on parallels to the crises facing the White House 20 years ago.

Episode 50: Is it time for a new ERA? Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney thinks it is

New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney appears on her first-ever podcast to talk about Women’s Equality Day, changing the U.S. Constitution, and the issues she has been working on since taking office as part of 1992’s “Year of the Woman.” She shares her thoughts on the 2018 midterm elections and why the “pink tax” continues to cause women financial harm:

Episode 49: Where Do Millennials Put Their Money? We "Talk to Chuck"

The enduring marketing pitch for Charles Schwab is "Talk to Chuck", so we did. Christopher Johnson, Head of ETF Capital Markets at Charles Schwab, paid a visit to the ICE House to break down Schwab's 2018 ETF Investor Study. As Chris told us, 91% of Millennials say ETFs are their investment vehicle of choice. It helps explain why baskets of securities beating out the excitement of owning individual shares of the FANG+ stocks among the most tech savvy investors in the market.

Episode 48: The Incomparable John Arnold, from the King of Natural Gas to Agent of Social Change

John Arnold, co-founder of the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, was dubbed the King of Natural Gas in the nascent days of online energy trading at Enron. In 2012, after growing his firm, Centaurus Advisors, from an initial $8 million to $5 billion in less than a decade, he announced that he was walking away to pursue other interests. John joins the podcast to discuss that decision, the strategic investments his foundation is making, and recent developments in the energy markets.

Episode 47: "Mike’s On," the next phase of Mike Francesa's career

Mike Francesa, the mind and voice behind Mike's On, a new digital sports content platform in partnership with CAA Sports and Entercom (NYSE:ETM), visited the NYSE to ring the Opening Bell and highlight the launch. Mike swung by the Library to sit down to talk about his legendary career, give us a sneak peak of what the app will offer, and answer some pressing sports questions.

Episode 46: The Chief of Naval Operations on Navigating America's Fleet into the Future

One of the highest honors of the New York Stock Exchange is welcoming the servicemen and women of the United States Armed Forces to 11 Wall Street. In this episode, Admiral John M. Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations, joins Josh Inside the ICE House. Hear Admiral Richardson reflect on his path from Annapolis to becoming our country's top naval officer, and his advice for the next generation of leaders.

Episode 45: Priming the Data Pump, Jamila Abston & Rob Haddad on Implementing Regulation and Calculating Liquidity

EY Partner Jamila Abston and ICE Data Services Head of Product Strategy & Innovation Rob Haddad hold a lively discussion on the tools companies use to power decision making, create value models, and stay compliant in an increasingly complex regulatory environment. Jamila and Rob guide us through the issues and solutions that are transforming how companies calculate risk and build systems to comply with the SEC’s new Liquidity Rule.

Episode 44: The Long Journey of a Cup of Joe: Juan Esteban Orduz, President of Colombian Coffee Federation North America, on the sustainability of Colombian Coffee

Juan Esteban Orduz, President of Colombian Coffee Federation North America, visits the ICE House to lead us through the history and future of Columbia’s marquee product. While he may be miles away from the mountains of Colombia, Juan Esteban is responsible for ensuring that Colombian coffee remains among finest in the world and is 100% sustainable by 2027 while remaining competitive on the global commodities markets.

Episode 43: Stand up and listen to Jason McCann, CEO of Varidesk

Jason McCann, co-founder and CEO of Varidesk, became the first guest of Inside the ICE House to record his episode standing on two feet, as did his host. Varidesk units can now be found in the offices of 97% of Fortune 500 companies, including at Intercontinental Exchange. Jason shares with listeners the lessons learned over a career of serial entrepreneurship and how he’s putting his experience to use building Varidesk from a small coterie of stalwart fans to its status as a leading global provider of workplace solutions.

Episode 42: Around the World with Tony Blair

As we always say, you never know who'll walk into the door of the NYSE on any day of the week. A special session Inside the ICE House with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, now leading the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. Mr. Blair and Josh take a quick trip around the world, reviewing recent events now rattling global politics. Twenty years since his first visit to the NYSE, Mr. Blair remains a firmly centrist, committed to strengthening democracy through global partnerships and bringing, as he says, "an enlightened view of self-interest" to allied nations.

Episode 41: There's a shark loose on the floor of the NYSE. Kevin O'Leary stars in our own Shark Week

Kevin O'Leary, Chairman of O'Shares Investments, is best known as a brutally honest shark on ABC's Shark Tank, but that's only his dorsal fin. In this episode, we dive beneath the surface to hear Kevin's thoughts on a range of topics from Trump to regulation to his mother's investment strategy. Midway through the episode, Connor O'Brien, Kevin's partner and CEO of O'Shares, joined to share his expertise about the ETF space and O'Shares Global Internet Giants (NYSEARCA:OGIG).

Episode 40: How To Succeed In Modern Art: Follow the Money with Mister E and King Saladeen

Our guests Inside the ICE House, Mister E and King Saladeen, stopped by the New York Stock Exchange to check out examples of their artwork which now hangs on our walls, a contrast to the centuries-old portraits and artifacts that grace other parts of our building. The young artists have made names for themselves by juxtaposing the business of art and the art of money. Both men followed their passion and honed their craft over years of work while, at the same time, building a market for their creations.

Episode 39: Congressman French Hill: An American life in business and public service

French Hill, since 2015 the U.S. Representative for Arkansas's 2nd District, has worked since age 13, a career that took him from Little Rock to Washington to the former Soviet satellite states after the end of the Cold War. Today he sits on the House Committee on Financial Services and joined us in the ICE House on a visit to New York to reflect on his public career helping to shape economic policy at home and abroad. Rep. Hill joins Josh to discuss the state of the capital markets and why, after several decades in the private sector, he returned to Washington with his 2014 successful campaign to Congress.

Episode 38: What Do You Do When The Crisis Hits? - Advice from Steve Lipin

Steve Lipin, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Gladstone Place Partners joined the podcast for a live episode in front of the Exchange's Listed Company Advisor Board. Since leaving the M&A beat at the Wall Street Journal in 2001, Steve has become the go-to-guy for the high-stakes crises, M&A, and activist defense assignments that confront publicly-traded companies every day. He shares some of his lessons from inside the trenches on some of the crises, old and new, that companies face in the court of public opinion.

Episode 37: The Cryptocurrency Frontier, Michael Novogratz on the future of the blockchain

A special episode of Inside the ICE House today, hosted by CNBC's Sara Eisen and recorded live with Michael Novogratz, at the NYSE Equity Leaders Summit. The billionaire former Fortress Investments Group hedge fund manager now runs Galaxy Digital, a crypto-asset merchant bank, that he believes just might revolutionize finance as we know it.

Episode 36: L.A. Dodgers' ace Ross Stripling on the science of picking stocks and blanking batters

Not many ballplayers use a day off of the 162-game schedule to geek out at the New York Stock Exchange, but not many MLB pitchers are like Ross Stripling, a licensed stock broker. Stripling sat down with us in the ICE house to break down his investment strategies and his 1.99 ERA in 10 starts with the Dodgers. While in the minor leagues, he hedged on his baseball career by working at an investment firm. Ross's 2018 season is off to an All-Star caliber start, but he is still finding time to invest in the seasons to come.

Episode 35: Cubic Corporation: Preparing the next generation "Maverick" Mitchell to be a Top Gun

Chairman and CEO Bradley Feldmann of Cubic Corporation visited the ICE House to train our sights on his company efforts to decrease urban congestion, help in disaster relief, and prepare the military for the battlefield of tomorrow. Our conversation stretches from improving subway riding experiences across the globe to Cubic's United States Navy Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor program, made famous by Tom Cruise in 1986's Top Gun. With Top Gun 2 now filming, movie fans will have to wait to see if Cubic will be a co-star in the sequel.

Episode 34: From brew to bottle to barbeque, how Budweiser launches its Freedom Reserve Red Lager

Where else would you rather find Budweiser than Inside the ICE House? Derek Mauk, a Senior Brand Director with Anheuser-Busch InBev, (NYSE:BUD) stopped by to break down the newest addition to the company's Reserve Collection, Freedom Reserve Red Lager. The beer, inspired by George Washington's own recipe, is being brewed in support of veterans with $1 of each case going to Folds of Honor. Learn more here.

Episode 33: NYSE President Stacey Cunningham on pushing boundaries and evolving markets

Today we welcome Inside the ICE House Stacey Cunningham, the 67th President and first woman to lead the NYSE Group. She started on the Trading Floor, and most recently was the Exchange's COO, where she led the strategy for its equities, equity derivatives and exchange-traded funds businesses. She also spearheaded the roll-out of NYSE's state-of-the-art trading platform NYSE Pillar, one of the most ambitious technology programs ever by a global exchange.

Episode 32: Managing Human Capital in the Gig Economy with Ceridian's David Ossip

Nearly 40% of US workers, from Uber drivers to skilled freelancers, now make up the gig economy. David Ossip, Chairman & CEO of Ceridian HCM Holding, is on a mission to make work life better for his employees and clients. Coming off a successful IPO in April, David returned to the Exchange to discuss how Ceridian's cloud based platform, Dayforce, allows companies to optimize human capital and employees find work to fit their life.

Episode 31: What is your exit strategy? David Rubenstein on sprinting to the finish

David Rubenstein, Co-Executive Chairman of The Carlyle Group, served in the Carter Administration before cofounding Carlyle. He joins the podcast to share his plan to sprint to the finish, his thoughts on social mobility, and where he will disperse his wealth. A proponent of Patriotic Philanthropy, Rubenstein is heavily invested in the preservation of the country’s history as Chairman of the Smithsonian and through his personal charitable efforts.

Episode 30: Ditching the hot stocks, Yale Professor Roger Ibbotson on the popularity premium

Roger Ibbotson, Chairman and CIO of Zebra Capital Management, visits to talk how his research into behavioral finance reveals the stock market has hot and cold securities. He believes that identifying those cool stocks will provides better returns over the long-term. His firm has partnered with the NYSE to create the NYSE Zebra Edge Index to employ his strategy and help people plan a financial future to not outlive their money.

Episode 29: What are your investing principles? Vident CEO Vince Birley on values and valuations

Vince Birley, CEO of Vident Financial, cofounded Vident to implement his Principled Reasoning Investment Philosophy. He has put that theory to work developing rules-based smart indexes to create an investment method to account for a company’s values in its valuation.

Episode 28: Fixing America’s First Intersection: Jessica Lappin on the future of Wall & Broad

Jessica Lappin, President of the Alliance for Downtown New York, just released a report hot off the presses envisioning how to revitalize the Stock Exchange District, the historic birthplace of the global capitalism. Since 9/11, when security priorities closed the streets, the crossroads lost some of its soul, but the future is bright if Lappin can build on the support she’s galvanized to revitalize the area.

Episode 27: Crypto, today and tomorrow: A conversation with OKCOIN’s Tim Byun

Tim Byun, the Chief Regulatory Officer of OKCOIN, stepped Inside the ICE House to offer his thoughts on where crypto is headed and forecast the regulatory and compliance hurdles arising as the market grows. Today, there are nearly 200 cryptocoin exchanges located around the world and over 4,500 types of cryptocoin. Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are seeing a dramatic hike: over $2 billion in new ICOs, in March 2018, compared to just $19.5 million in March 2017, according to CoinDesk. Tim Byun helps us understand where the trends are headed.

Episode 26: The past, present and future of LIBOR: a conversation with Tim Bowler

LIBOR, the London Interbank Offered Rate, has been called “the world’s most important number.” Tim Bowler, President of ICE Benchmark Administration, is responsible for managing ICE LIBOR, along with a slew of other benchmarks including ICE Swap Rate, and the London Bullion Market Association Gold and Silver Prices. Widely used across the globe, LIBOR’s rates underpin between $200-$300 trillion of financial products and serve as a gauge of market expectation regarding central bank interest rates. How LIBOR will evolve in the months ahead is a focus of daily headlines these days, and Tim tells us why.

Episode 25: Fresh off their IPO, Jennifer Ceran and Gene Farrell of Smartsheet

Smartsheet’s CFO Jennifer Ceran and SVP of Product Gene Farrell, visited the ICE House just minutes after the company started trading on the NYSE to share their IPO journey and what it takes for a company to transition into the public markets. Built on a rock solid culture, Smartsheet has deployed a cloud-based platform that encourages the same type of innovative collaboration for its clients through planning and project management workflows.

Episode 24: Building a financially inclusive world, a conversation with Michael Schlein

Michael Schlein, President and CEO of Accion, visits the ICE House to discussing how fintech, microlending, and seed investment is opening up access to capital and lifting millions across the globe out of poverty. Accion’s mission for the last fifty years has been to give people the financial tools they need to improve their lives and Michael sees fintech as the pathway to an inclusive financial system of the future.

Episode 23: Bringing Transparency to the Crypto Markets, a conversation with Dr. Adam Back

Dr. Adam Back, the co-founder and CEO of Blockstream and the inventor of hashcash, visits the ICE House to discuss his career and the future of the block chain and financial cryptography. Over the last year, we've seen steep run-ups in the price of cryptocurrencies, often followed by precipitous falls. In spite of this extreme volatility, the crypto markets continues to grow and some estimate it could reach a valuation as high as $1 trillion in 2018.

Episode 22: Measure What Matters, a conversation with John Doerr

John Doerr, the legendary Kleiner Perkins venture capitalist, has penned what he calls his “love letter to the future.” It’s called “Measure What Matters” and chronicles how everyone from Bill Gates and Bono to the entrepreneurs of a new pizza startup can accelerate their ambitions through “OKRs” or “Objectives and Key Results.” John weaves the stories from his fabled career into practical mentoring of how we can all achieve the best outcomes at work or in life.

Episode 21: Oil Prices, an International Affair with Ed Morse

Cervantes once said, “Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water,” and few speak the truth about oil with as much life experience as Ed Morse, Global Head of Commodities Research at Citigroup. With over 45 years of experience in energy markets and international affairs, Ed joins the ICE House to bring us on a journey of how oil moves markets. The price of crude oil and the fundamentals that drive the global oil market are critically important to businesses and consumers around the world, and Ed explains it in a way that we can all understand.

Episode 20: 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.

Episode 19: Igniting the subscription economy with Zuora, The latest Silicon Valley IPO

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.

Episode 18: Silicon Valley & the NYSE with Jose Cobos

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.

Episode 17: Introducing InsightShares, UBS’s socially conscious ETFs, with Richard Cea

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.

Episode 16: WWE’s Big Show on his return for WrestleMania 34

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.

Episode 15: Spotify's NYSE Direct Floor Listing with John Tuttle

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.

Episode 14: ICE Founder and CEO Jeff Sprecher: Two Decades of Disrupting Markets

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.

Episode 13: NY Mets GM Sandy Alderson - The Marine General Manager

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.

Episode 12: Aquaventure’s Doug Brown on the Future of Water

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: AquaVenture through its subsidiaries, Seven Seas and Quench, is taking a two prong approach to meet the water challenges of today and the future.

Episode 11: John Lothian: Chronicler of Futures

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.

Episode 10: Michael Casey and The Truth Machine

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.

Episode 9: Walter Lukken From FIA Boca

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.

Episode 8: Bruce Bond on Innovating ETFs

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.

Episode 7: Jon Steinberg on Thriving on Cheddar & Nibbling away at Traditional Media

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.

Episode 6: Nancy Mellard on Changing Corporate Culture

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.

Episode 5: CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla at the Crossroads of Business and Sports

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.

Episode 4: Kenny Polcari on the Human Element

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.  

Episode 3: 2018 Daytona 500 Winner Austin Dillon on the Business of Racin’

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.

Episode 2: Joe Plumeri on Playing in Traffic

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.

Episode 1: Tom Farley on ICE, the NYSE, and Free Enterprise

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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