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#38: New Spotify CCO Dawn Ostroff On What’s Next For Streaming Services

9/21/2018
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Recently taking the reins as Spotify’s Chief Content Officer, Dawn Ostroff’s blockbuster career in media includes founding and serving as President of Conde Nast Entertainment and creating the CW Television Network, where she fostered hits such as “Gossip Girl” and “Vampire Diaries.” Listen in as she tells LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff all about the new gig, as well as the secret behind her “Three P’s” philosophy. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content,...

Duration:00:46:39

#37: Staying Ageless With Take-Two Interactive Kingpin Strauss Zelnick

9/7/2018
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Tune in for an inspired blend of business acumen and fitness advice with Take-Two Interactive CEO/ZMC Founder Strauss Zelnick, a media mogul whose new book, “Becoming Ageless: The Four Secrets To Looking and Feeling Younger Than Ever” is out this month. Find out how he revitalized the publisher behind such mega-hits as “Grand Theft Auto,” “Red Dead Redemption” and the “NBA2K” series. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter,...

Duration:00:35:46

#36: Tennis Everyone with Sports Illustrated’s Jon Wertheim and Tennis Channel CEO Ken Solomon

8/24/2018
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KindredCast decamps to Wimbledon for our first-ever ‘doubles’ show – legendary Sports Illustrated Executive Editor Jon Wertheim and Tennis Channel CEO Ken Solomon join LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff and go in-depth to discuss the sport and business of tennis and sports at large. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Please read before listening: http://www.liontree.com/podcast-notices.html

Duration:00:45:30

#35: Sotheby’s CEO Tad Smith On Building The Auction House Of Tomorrow

8/10/2018
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Appointed President and CEO of legendary auction house Sotheby’s in 2015, Tad Smith has presided over rapid growth, digital transformation and some high profile acquisitions. Listen in as he tells LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff about the unique dynamics driving the business and how he plans to outpace the competition. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Please read before listening:...

Duration:00:28:52

#34: “Candy Crush” and Beyond With King Digital CEO Riccardo Zacconi

7/27/2018
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Riccardo Zacconi, Co-Founder and CEO of King Digital Entertainment, sits with LionTree’s Ed Vaizey to discuss “Candy Crush” and the other blockbuster games that keep nearly 300 million monthly users glued to their phones – and what will keep them engaged well into the future. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Please read before listening: http://www.liontree.com/podcast-notices.html

Duration:00:49:42

#33: DraftKings CEO Jason Robins On The Future Of Sports Betting

7/13/2018
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Recorded live at LionTree Growth's 2018 Private Company Conference, DraftKings CEO Jason Robins and LionTree Growth’s Alex Michael sit down for a 1-on-1 chat about the changing world of fantasy sports and how the recent Supreme Court decision to allow state regulation of sports gambling will impact the space – a timely conversation. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Please read before...

Duration:00:28:37

#32: AMC Networks President & CEO Josh Sapan On Building A Content Powerhouse

6/22/2018
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In his 23+ years leading AMC Networks, CEO Josh Sapan has transformed the cable channel into one of the leading lights of TV’s “Golden Age,” with multi-award winning, culture-defining hits such as “Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad,” “The Walking Dead” and more recently “Better Call Saul” and “Killing Eve.” In this eye-opening conversation with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, Josh details the steps he took to position the AMC brands – which include BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV and We TV – for sustained...

Duration:00:42:13

#31: Apple Music Head of Content Larry Jackson On His Artist-Centric Success

6/8/2018
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Only 37, Apple Music’s Head of Content Larry Jackson has had the good fortune to make hits with everyone from Whitney Houston and Drake to Chief Keef and Lana Del Rey. Here he sits with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff for a long and intimate chat about his life, career and the challenges and rewards of his artist-centric approach on behalf of the US’s fastest growing music service. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter,...

Duration:01:08:31

#30: Global Economist Dr. Dambisa Moyo On How To Make Democracy More Equitable

5/25/2018
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Join us this week as Economist and four-time New York Times best-selling author Dr. Dambisa Moyo sits with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff to discuss the fundamental issues plaguing the world economy. She discusses the bold, 10-point plan that is the focus of her brand-new book “Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy is Failing To Deliver Economic Growth – And How To Fix It.” It’s an important conversation that couldn’t be more timely. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more...

Duration:00:26:02

#29: Formula 1’s Sean Bratches On Reimagining A Legendary Racing Brand

5/11/2018
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KindredCast heads back to London to catch up with Sean Bratches, the recently appointed Managing Director, Commercial Operations for Formula 1. Sean, a 27-year veteran of ESPN, tells LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff about his F1 remit and the steps he’s taking to launch a formidable commercial effort and bring the venerable brand into the future. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Please read before...

Duration:00:35:22

#28: Randi Zuckerberg On Breaking Through Silicon Valley’s Boys’ Club and Facebook’s Early Days

4/27/2018
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Zuckerberg Media CEO Randi Zuckerberg – entrepreneur, investor, best-selling author, TV producer and radio host – joins LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff to talk about a multitude of topics in the tech-media nexus, from the need for strong female role models to the whirlwind early days of Facebook. She even divulges her secret weapon for getting meetings in the Valley. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and...

Duration:00:39:28

#27: Former FCC Chairman and Managing Director at The Carlyle Group Julius Genachowski

4/13/2018
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Julius Genachowski, who served as FCC Chairman during the Obama administration and now is a Managing Director at The Carlyle Group, sits down with LionTree Executive in Residence and Member of Parliament Ed Vaizey. Listen in as the pair discuss the outlook for net neutrality, the evolving landscape for large tech companies, the pending AT&T/Time Warner deal and Carlyle’s investment strategies in TMT. A timely conversation. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more...

Duration:00:27:03

#26: Supermodel/Entrepreneur Karlie Kloss & Rent The Runway/Code Eight Co-Founder Jennifer Fleiss

3/30/2018
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Listen in as rock stars Karlie Kloss and Jennifer Fleiss join LionTree Executive in Residence Betsy Morgan to break down the secrets to their success, from Karlie channeling her first-person perspective on the fashion world into global brand ambassadorship to Jennifer seizing on an unmet need to create an addictive new way to stay fashionable. Hear how they are now using their perches to raise up a new generation of female entrepreneurs. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you...

Duration:00:30:24

#25: Oath CEO and AOL/Google Veteran Tim Armstrong

3/16/2018
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From starting his own newspaper in Boston to leadership roles at the biggest media companies of our day – including Verizon-owned Oath, AOL and Google – Tim Armstrong has a storied career. Listen as he and LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff cover a range of topics, from the opportunities for the brands he oversees - including Yahoo!, AOL, HuffPo, TechCrunch, RYOT and many others - to flourish under Verizon to why Google Co-Founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page balked when he wanted to buy a fax...

Duration:00:47:41

#24: Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

3/2/2018
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Secretary Madeleine Albright, the first-ever woman to hold the position, joins LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff for a fascinating discussion, touching on everything from her family’s immigration to the US to her surreal encounter with North Korea’s “Dear Leader.” She also tells us why she titled her upcoming book “Fascism: A Warning.” Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Please read before listening:...

Duration:00:52:06

#23: Hearst CCO and “The Bold Type” Co-Creator Joanna Coles

2/16/2018
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Equal parts outspoken and hilarious, Joanna Coles launched her storied career as a tenacious UK journalist, scaling the media heights to become Hearst’s first-ever Chief Content Officer as well as the inspiration for and Executive Producer of the hit TV series “The Bold Type.” Listen as she and LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff discuss her modest beginnings, print’s role in the current media landscape and how she became the only female board member of Snap. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or...

Duration:00:36:51

#22: Barstool Sports CEO Erika Nardini On Evolving A Passionate Brand

2/2/2018
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Growing from an opinionated and irreverent sports blog into a global brand, Barstool Sports is a case study in staying true to its audience. Recently appointed CEO Erika Nardini sits with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, Executive In Residence Betsy Morgan and a very special guest to talk about their growth, their challenges and their course for the future. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Please...

Duration:00:45:36

#21: Weight Watchers President and CEO Mindy Grossman on Starting The New Year Right

1/19/2018
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Though she only became President and CEO of Weight Watchers International in May of last year, Mindy Grossman has already had a tremendous impact on the company’s success. Just in time for a healthy new year, she regales LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff with her approach to wellness, her guiding philosophy of “productive discomfort” and the benefits on partnering with Oprah and DJ Khaled. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter,...

Duration:00:36:18

#20: The LionTree 2018 Forecast

1/5/2018
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What are the biggest trends and themes that will drive media and tech in 2018? Where will the next deals come from, and how will the political and economic climate drive the global marketplace? Listen in as LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff and public markets expert and head of LionTree’s Institutional Investor Platform Leslie Mallon discuss what we should expect in the year to come. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter,...

Duration:00:37:30

#19: Maximizing Global Impact with TPG Growth Founder/Rise Fund CEO Bill McGlashan

12/21/2017
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Bill McGlashan, the Founder and Managing Partner of TPG Growth and a Co-Founder - along with Jeff Skoll and U2’s Bono - of the Rise Fund speaks to his commitment to achieving positive social and environmental outcomes alongside competitive financial returns. The $2.1 billon Rise Fund is considered the largest private impact fund ever raised. His conversation with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff spans global opportunities, the value of raising up local entrepreneurs and how to harmonize one’s...

Duration:00:41:11