The SmarterMarkets™ Podcast

Jacquelyn Horton, Dropbox Foundation, Dropbox for Good

On part four of our five-part series on the role of digital innovation in advancing the ESG economy, Michelle Dennedy will sit down with Jacquelyn Horton, Social Impact and Sustainability Manager at Dropbox for a fascinating exchange on the role of digital innovation...

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Caroline Wong, Chief Strategy Officer at Cobalt

Caroline Wong is the Chief Strategy Officer at Cobalt. As CSO, she leads the Security, Community, and People teams at Cobalt. She brings a proven background in communications, cybersecurity, and experience delivering global programs to the role. Wong’s close and...

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Robert Friedland, Chair of Ivanhoe Mines

Robert Friedland,  a Renaissance man who founded several successful mining, technology and entertainment companies, speaks to host Erik Townsend openly about his views about the what, who and how of the global energy transition and meeting the  energy demand of future generations.

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Tom Raftery, Chief Innovation Officer at SAP

SAP’s chief innovation officer and outspoken green energy proponent Tom Raftery is this week’s feature interview guest. We discuss the coming green energy revolution and what it will mean for markets and the economy as a whole.

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Peter Fusaro, Founder of the Wall Street Green Summit

In the first of a 4-part mini-series on Environmental, Socially Responsible, and Governance-focused investing, SmarterMarkets™ presents Peter Fusaro, veteran sustainability investor and organizer of the Wall Street Green Investing Conference. We discuss everything...

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Dr. Ben Hunt, Founder of Epsilon Theory

Epsilon Theory founder Dr. Ben Hunt joins SmarterMarkets™ to weigh in on how social media is being used to engineer the narratives which shape both financial markets and society more broadly. We discuss the influence of social media then go on to discuss how financial...

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Mark Fisher, Commodities Legend

Commodity legend Mark Fisher shares some choice stories, including how the Hudson River can be used as a risk management tool to cure over-trading, then goes on to reflect on how the design of commodities futures markets could be improved.

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Jos Schmitt, Founder of NEO Stock Exchange

NEO Stock exchange founder Jos Schmitt explains why most existing stock exchanges give an unfair trading advantage to some customers over others, and explains why he launched a new exchange specifically designed to level the playing field for all investors.

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Frank Lavin, Former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore

NEO Stock exchange founder Jos Schmitt explains why most existing stock exchanges give an unfair trading advantage to some customers over others, and explains why he launched a new exchange specifically designed to level the playing field for all investors.

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Mike Green, Partner at Logica Funds

Logica Funds’ Mike Green explains why he and most of the smartest people in finance are in the business of exploiting and profiting from deficiencies of current markets, rather than fixing them. Mike explains why incentives don’t favor fixing what’s broken, and what we need to do to change the system and enable migration to a new generation of SmarterMarkets™

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Charlie McGarraugh, Chief Strategy Officer for Blockchain.com

Charlie McGarraugh is Chief Strategy Officer for Blockchain.com, the largest self-custodied crypto wallet provider globally. Previously he was a Goldman Sachs Partner and former head of metals trading, so his native language is finance. In this interview, Charlie explains Tokenization in terms that Finance professionals can relate to, then goes on to explain what this change will mean both to financial markets and to the people who work in them.

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Jeff Currie, Global Head of Commodities Research at Goldman Sachs

A superb, hour-long discussion with Commodity Legend, Jeff Currie. This episode sheds light on the politics and market issues facing the investment community in committing fully to renewable energy technologies. Jeff’s commentary helps listeners understand the difficulties in pricing carbon, and why a carbon price is crucial to advancing ESG standards. He delves into the role governments and policy plays in establishing rules for carbon emissions, and helping the market discover a price for emitting carbon into our environment. Jeff focuses our attention on the reality that, to properly incentivise investment in renewable energy technologies, the first step is a clear  mechanism to price carbon.

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