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#46: Hearst Magazines Chairman David Carey On Leadership, Transition and Social Impact

1/18/2019
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In his eight years as Hearst Magazines Chairman, David Carey has presided over some of the publisher’s most successful magazine launches and the transformation of their advertising-centric business model. Now he is scaling a new mountain: becoming a fellow at the Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative, a program designed to give C-suite leaders a platform for enacting broader social impact. Tune in for an in-depth conversation with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff to hear all about David’s tenure...

Duration:00:46:08

#45: The 2019 Outlook

1/4/2019
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In what has become a KindredCast tradition, LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff sits with the company’s public markets and IPO expert, Leslie Mallon, to discuss the themes, expectations and media sector trends to be on the lookout for in the coming year, from the advent of 5G and direct-to-consumer services to space exploration and the Live Events arena. Plus, you’ll get an insider’s look at Aryeh’s much-discussed suggested reading list. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen....

Duration:00:50:59

#44: Mattel Chairman and CEO Ynon Kreiz

12/14/2018
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Join us for an engaging conversation with Mattel’s recently appointed Chairman and CEO Ynon Kreiz and LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, recorded at LionTree’s recent Media 2.0 Conference in Los Angeles. Kreiz, a seasoned media executive who previously served as Chairman and CEO of Maker Studios – which was acquired in 2014 by the Walt Disney Company – shares his vision for the transformation of the iconic kids entertainment brand in today’s ever-evolving landscape. Find and rate us on Apple...

Duration:00:23:50

#43: Wikipedia Co-Founder Jimmy Wales Lifts The Veil

11/30/2018
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Tune in for a fascinating conversation between Jimmy Wales - who co-founded the crowd-sourced, non-profit encyclopedia Wikipedia over 17 years ago - and Ed Vaizey, LionTree’s London-based Executive in Residence and Member of Parliament. In addition to lifting the veil on the inner workings of the world’s most-referenced informational resource, Wales gives some insight into a new project, WikiTribune, a news website where volunteers fact-check the latest stories utilizing long-established...

Duration:00:47:08

#42: The Microeconomics of the Soul with Dr. Habib Sadeghi

11/16/2018
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KindredCast embarks once again to Los Angeles for a revelatory conversation between LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff and Dr. Habib Sadeghi – or Dr. S – the co-Founder of Be Hive of Healing Integrative Medical Center, whose most recent book is “The Clarity Cleanse: 12 Steps to Finding Renewed Energy, Spiritual Fulfillment and Emotional Healing.” The two discuss overcoming impossible obstacles and how busy leaders can benefit from a holistic approach to well-being. Find and rate us on Apple...

Duration:00:39:29

#41: MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle Interviews LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff

11/2/2018
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Today we turn the tables, as MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle – whose media career began after a 14-year stint in the finance industry – sits down to interview LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff as part of a very special event at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. The two discuss a variety of hot-button issues in the media and tech world. Aryeh even gets to sneak in a few questions of his own at the end. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast...

Duration:00:48:39

#40: Recode’s Kara Swisher Takes On The Tech Titans

10/19/2018
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For our 40th episode, we sit down with Kara Swisher, the outspoken Executive Editor of Recode and host of their companion Recode Decode podcast. Speaking with co-founder of Magnet Companies and longtime LionTree Executive In Residence Betsy Morgan, Kara breaks down her unique interviewing style while opining on all of the industry’s hot button issues, and why she hasn’t been able to cash in on her prescient Bitcoin investment. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For...

Duration:00:30:03

#39: Moody’s SVP Neil Begley Goes Deep On Today’s Market Trends

10/5/2018
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Tune in for a fascinating conversation between Neil Begley, SVP/Senior Analyst at Moody’s Investors Services and LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff. The pair discuss the need for balance between the equity markets and the debt markets and how to think about debt vis-à-vis the tech industry, among many other topics. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can now hear our radio show every Saturday and...

Duration:00:53:29

#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