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Are we facing a crisis in capitalism? This podcast gives listeners unprecedented access to some of the leading minds in commodities, technology and macroeconomics who rant on the inadequacies of our systems today and riff on ideas for how to make them better. Together, we explore if smarter markets are the real antidote for a sustainable future that is vigilant about ESG, data privacy and financialism as growing concerns in our markets today.

Are we facing a crisis in capitalism? This podcast gives listeners unprecedented access to some of the leading minds in commodities, technology and macroeconomics who rant on the inadequacies of our systems today and riff on ideas for how to make them better. Together, we explore if smarter markets are the real antidote for a sustainable future that is vigilant about ESG, data privacy and financialism as growing concerns in our markets today.

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United States

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Are we facing a crisis in capitalism? This podcast gives listeners unprecedented access to some of the leading minds in commodities, technology and macroeconomics who rant on the inadequacies of our systems today and riff on ideas for how to make them better. Together, we explore if smarter markets are the real antidote for a sustainable future that is vigilant about ESG, data privacy and financialism as growing concerns in our markets today.

Language:

English


Episodes

Jacquelyn Horton: Part IV | The Role of Digital Innovation in Advancing the ESG Economy

6/12/2021
On part four of our five-part series on the role of digital innovation in advancing the ESG economy, Michelle Dennedy has an in-depth conversation with Jacquelyn Horton, Social Impact and Sustainability Manager at Dropbox.

Duration:00:34:00

Ann Rosenberg: Part III | The Role of Digital Innovation in Advancing the ESG Economy

6/5/2021
Our five-part series on the role of digital innovation in advancing the ESG economy continues as Michelle Dennedy chats with Ann Rosenberg, SVP of Sustainable Development at Wood and former SVP of UN Partnerships and twenty-year veteran at SAP.

Duration:00:29:19

Greg Lavender: Part II | The Role of Digital Innovation in Advancing the ESG Economy

5/29/2021
Michelle Dennedy sits down with Greg Lavender, Chief Technology Officer at VMware and former CTO for Cloud Architecture and Technology Engineering at Citigroup to continue the conversation about digital innovation’s role in advancing the ESG Economy.

Duration:00:46:52

Gajen Kandiah: Part I | The Role of Digital Innovation in Advancing the ESG Economy

5/22/2021
Michelle Dennedy is back this week with Gajen Kandiah, CEO of Hitachi Vantara, as they kick-off the first in a five-part series about the role of digital innovation in advancing the digital economy.

Duration:00:48:08

Josh Crumb: Part III | Crossing the Bridge to Renewable Energy

5/15/2021
Josh Crumb, Founder and CEO of Abaxx Technologies joins us on the podcast for the first time as we conclude our three-part mini-series on the energy industry’s transition to a renewable future.

Duration:00:54:28

Arjun Murti: Part II | Crossing the Bridge to Renewable Energy

5/8/2021
On the second of a three-part series on the great energy transition, co-host Todd Buchholz, former Director of Economic Policy at the White House, sits down with renowned energy macro and equity analyst, Arjun Murti.

Duration:01:06:49

Stefan Wieler: Part I | Crossing the Bridge to Renewable Energy

5/1/2021
In his inaugural episode of SmarterMarkets™, Todd Buchholz, former White House Director of Economic Policy sits down with Stefan Wieler, Head of Markets Analysis and Meteorology at Axpo Group, for the first in a three-part series about the great energy transition.

Duration:01:01:19

Todd Buchholz: Finding Prosperity Amongst the Post-Pandemic Chaos

4/24/2021
Erik Townsend returns to SmarterMarkets™ this week to introduce Michelle Dennedy’s co-host this season; Todd Buchholz, former Whitehouse Director of Economic Policy and Managing Director of the Acclaimed $15 Billion Tiger Hedge Fund.

Duration:01:00:05

Caroline Wong: Who’s Responsible for Protecting our Digital Assets of the Future?

4/17/2021
Michelle Dennedy sits down with “Cybersecurity Strategist of the Year” Caroline Wong, Chief Strategy Officer at Cobalt, to examine the question “who’s responsible for protecting our digital assets of the future?”

Duration:00:43:15

Jim Whitehurst: Defining Ethical Standards for a New Digital Economy

4/10/2021
Michelle Dennedy, former Chief Privacy Officer of Cisco and Intel, sits down for a refreshingly candid conversation with Jim Whitehurst, President of IBM and former CEO of Red Hat, on her can’t-miss premiere episode of Smarter Markets.

Duration:00:57:47

Michelle Dennedy: Crusading to protect Digital Privacy

4/3/2021
Erik Townsend interviews new Smarter Markets host Michelle Dennedy on her own background as a digital privacy activist. This episode is designed to introduce the audience to Michelle herself, and then in coming weeks Michelle will introduce listeners to a side of Silicon Valley most have never seen.

Duration:01:10:56

Leemon Baird: Understanding Distributed Ledger

3/27/2021
Hedera Hashgraph co-founder Dr. Leemon Baird explains the function distributed ledger technology (DLT) provides, then goes on to outline how DLT needs to evolve in order to scale up to eventually supporting a fully tokenized financial market architecture.

Duration:01:09:08

Robert Friedland: What will it take to Green the Global Economy? (p. 2 of 2)

3/20/2021
Billionaire financier Robert Friedland returns as Michelle Dennedy joins the Smarter Markets hosting team. Robert and Erik discuss what it will take to Green the Global Economy in Part 2 of this extensive 2-part interview.

Duration:00:52:57

Robert Friedland: What will it take to Green the Global Economy? (p. 1 of 2)

3/13/2021
Billionaire financier Robert Friedland returns as Michelle Dennedy joins the Smarter Markets hosting team. Robert and Erik discuss what it will take to Green the Global Economy in Part 1 of this extensive 2-part interview.

Duration:00:53:24

Bill Pazos: The future of carbon markets

3/6/2021
AirCarbon Exchange co-founder and COO Bill Pazos joins us this week to discuss the history, present challenges, and future of the carbon credit trading industry.

Duration:00:54:59

John Goldstein: Achieving ESG goals with Impact Investing

2/27/2021
Goldman Sachs’ global head of sustainable investing practices John Goldstein is this week’s feature interview guest. We discuss how to engage in ESG investing to make a difference by engaging directly with the industries that need reform, rather than avoiding them. John calls this Impact Investing, and we discuss this practice in detail in this episode.

Duration:01:05:37

Tom Raftery: The coming Green Revolution

2/20/2021
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.

Duration:01:11:50

ESG Mini-Series: Peter Fusaro on Green & Sustainable Investing

2/13/2021
In the first of a 4-part mini-series on Environmental, Socially Responsible, and Governance-focused investing, Smarter Markets presents Peter Fusaro, veteran sustainability investor and organizer of the Wall Street Green Investing Conference. We discuss everything relating to ESG investing.

Duration:00:52:17

Dr. Ben Hunt: Narrative Management in Finance and Society as a Whole

2/6/2021
Epsilon Theory founder Dr. Ben Hunt joins Smarter Markets 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 markets no longer serve society in the way they were intended, and what needs to be done to fix them.

Duration:01:00:32

Kirstine Stewart: The Role of Social Media in Markets and Society

1/30/2021
Former senior Twitter executive and current head of Media, Sport & Entertainment for the World Economic Forum Kirstine Stewart weighs in on the growing influence of social media on financial markets and society as a whole, including whether and how social media should be governed to control abuse of its power of influence.

Duration:00:59:40