Category Archives: Speakers

The Future of Global Investing

Asset owners play an important role shaping the future of asset management, and three of them shared their perspectives at the 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference in Hong Kong. Read More

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Daniel Kahneman on Expertise, Bias, and the Investment Industry

Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman has four simple strategies for better decision making that can be applied to both finance and life. Read More

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9 Ways to Survive Disruption in the Workplace

Lauren Friese, director of Workforce Innovation at RBC, says that millennials will face disruption in their careers, but they can cope with it proactively instead of experientially. Read More

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The Rise of Active Indexing through ETFs

The real ETF-inspired disruption is in active indexing, says Joanne M. Hill. Read More

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Why Everyone Hates Finance, and What to Do about It

“Finance is being demonized, and it’s being demonized because people don’t understand it,” Mihir A. Desai says. “If we want to stop demonization, we have to make it accessible.” Read More

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Top 10 Steven Eisman Quotes from Hong Kong

Steven Eisman delivered an hour’s worth of pithy and insightful comments on the global financial crisis, the markets, and the finance industry. Read More

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The Robots Are Coming! The Robots Are Coming!

“I’m not worried so much about robots developing their own agenda and taking over the world,” says Kate Darling. “I’m a little bit more worried about people and how we decide to use the robots as a society.” Read More

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Lei Zhang on Hillhouse Capital’s Success Equation

What explains Hillhouse Capital Management’s explosive growth? Hillhouse founder and CEO Lei Zhang says it comes down to people. Read More

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Two out of Three: India and China in the Coming Decade

The global economies expected to shine in the coming decade could mean that a pivot to Asia is a strategic imperative for many investors. Read More

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Paul Smith, CFA: Purpose, Professionalism, and the Rise of Trust

At its best, capitalism with purpose creates value that is broadly apparent and commonly appreciated. We need to press for more of that today. Read More

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