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Inside the ICE House, a podcast produced by Intercontinental Exchange, takes listeners behind the historic façade of the New York Stock Exchange and inside the global financial marketplace. The episodes, recorded in the Library of the NYSE, features conversations with leaders, entrepreneurs and visionaries who walk through our doors with a dream of building businesses and changing the world. Their stories have made the NYSE, now part of ICE’s ecosystem of markets, clearing houses, data provi ...
 
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There was a time when you could buy a share of the Boston Celtics on the New York Stock Exchange during the daylight trading hours, then watch Larry Bird dismantle NBA opponents at the Boston Garden with his devastating jump shot and pinpoint passing by night. Legendary columnist Dan Shaughnessy brings the era back to life in his latest book, Wish …
 
Gregory Zuckerman, author of A Shot to Save the World: The Inside Story of the Life-or-Death Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine, spent the past 22 months diving deep into the companies and personalities developing a defense to the pandemic. Greg returns to the podcast to share the vibrant story of perseverance, inspiration, and triumph that culminated in …
 
In this installment of WordTheatre’s Flash Friday series, experience Tobias Wolff’s masterpiece Bullet in the Brain. A short yet sweeping story, Wolff uses a violent bank robbery to capture an entire life, and the surprisingly beautiful moments we remember. David Soul’s animated performance brings to life every comic and moving moment this wonderfu…
 
Ross Trenary is CFO of LevelTen Energy, a leading provider of transaction infrastructure for the renewable energy economy. In October, ICE joined in the company’s Series C funding to broaden its reach into new markets. From punk rock to finance, Ross explains how complexity and chaos are connected & why it’s important to be your authentic self. He …
 
Ominous and surprisingly heartwarming, Joyce Carol Oates’ Thanksgiving is the perfect story for this time of year. Though it borders on the grotesque, in the end Oates’ shows us the beautiful dedication of families, and the moments we begin to grow out of them. Given life by the wonderful Julianna Margulies, step into Thanksgiving with WORDTheatre.…
 
Jack Hartung, CFO of Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG), explains how Chipotle leverages its mission of providing fresh food with integrity to create value on the balance sheet. The result? Exceeding the expectations of its employees, partners, and customers. Jack and CEO Brian Niccol have the company poised to win in the digital economy through in…
 
To honor the 30th Anniversary of Jane Smiley’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel A Thousand Acres, WORDTheatre presents Smiley’s brilliant but little known story "The Life of the Body" performed by Amy Brenneman. Profluent and gripping, Smiley explores the effects of loss and lies on a life and marriage, and the ways we try to move forward. Dark and mov…
 
Mark Carney, the former Bank of England Governor and now the UN’s point man on climate change, gives us an after-action report on Glasgow, unpacking how global leaders in the public and private sectors are planning — and now ponying up resources, to the tune of $130 trillion — to fund ambitious climate goals. The one-time Harvard hockey goalie and …
 
This episode features Bellamy Young performing "Gold Star" by Noelle Brunelle and Gary Dourdan performing "Hubby" by Gentle Culpepper. Please support us by signing up on our website at WORDTheatre.org, by writing us a review, and by sharing this link with friends! Our Live Author/Actor Events are available free to Contributing WTheatre Members ever…
 
From climate change to cyber threats, the energy grid faces many threats — keeping the electrons flowing requires exhaustive planning and excellent execution. For decades, the energy industry has turned to Tom Fanning, Chairman & CEO of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), for his leadership to ensure we get our power from a reliable, safe, and secure grid…
 
How to Tell a True War Story is so much more than a war story. It is so much more than a story,it feels like an epiphany. Tim O’Brien explores the thin line between fact and fiction, and on that lineuncovers the truth of how people deal with their past. How they share it with other people, and how bysharing it, it can change and ring true on new le…
 
Innovators may dream what is possible, but to turn those dreams into reality requires the often-overlooked complex networks of hardware that surround us. Terrence Curtin, CEO of TE Connectivity (NYSE:TEL), has devoted his career to making the connections that drive the world. He explains how TE Connectivity’s engineers partner with thousands of com…
 
In Instructions for a Funeral, David Means cleverly writes about a life in organized crime. Amidst failedreal estate ventures and murders, is a father’s attempt to connect with his son and his own insecurities.At the root of it all is a comic paranoia and genuine humanity. Effortlessly creative in it’s sweep andcharacter, step into Instructions for…
 
An episode unlike any we’ve done: Eduardo “Duca” Cassol and Roberta Becker Montibeller are Brazilian engineers and problem solvers who’ve chronicled the last four years of their lives for a quarter million regular followers on YouTube. Their addictive show is called Odd Life Crafting, centering on their obsessive restoration and refit of a steel sa…
 
Nicholas Fink, CEO of Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE: FBHS), is in the business of making our homes beautiful, operational, and safe. Nick takes us on his journey from the spirits industry to where he calls home now: our homes. He discusses the major trends shaping the residential market, including plumbing, cabinetry, outdoors & security. We…
 
Companies must be able to pivot and adapt to whatever their clients and the broader business environment throw their way. Since a CEO can’t call timeout in the middle of a quarter, the longtime boss of Lincoln Financial (NYSE: LNC), Dennis Glass, knows that success is born in planning, well before execution. Dennis explains how careful preparation …
 
This episode features Juliet Stevenson performing "The Family Whistle" by Gerard Woodward, recorded live in London. This story, which is set in Germany just after WW II, was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Short Story Award, the richest prize in the world for a single short story. Please share this link with friends and become a contributing Membe…
 
When a hydrologist is sent to Southern Utah to test the natural water sources, he needs to pass through a woman’s land. Experiencing prejudice and violence, he seeks the help of the local police. Percival Everett's 'Alluvial Deposits' delves into the entrenched racism of modern America, from the seemingly harmless to the outright malicious. Sterlin…
 
Katie Koch, Goldman Sachs’ Co-Head of Fundamental Equity, has launched two ETFs with her team to help identify the winners in the climate transition and the newest tech companies that are reshaping our world: the Goldman Sachs Future Planet Equity ETF (NYSE ARCA: GSFP) and the Goldman Sachs Future Tech Leaders Equity ETF (NYSE ARCA: GTEK). Katie sh…
 
Two stories by Simon Van Booy: In 'Distant Ships', a mourning father walks the beach of his Welsh village, in a heartbreaking saga brought to life with tremendous sensitivity by Ian Hart. In 'Save as Many as You Ruin,' Jon Tenney masterfully steps into the shoes of a single father who reconnects with an old love on a winter evening in New York. WOR…
 
Dan Amos, Chairman and CEO of Aflac Inc. (NYSE: AFL), deploys deceptively simple principles of risk management: Don’t risk a lot for a little. Never risk more than you can afford to lose. Consider the odds. Those are the north stars that guide the company Dan’s father and uncles founded. He tells the story of growing his family firm into a Fortune …
 
In East Coast West Coast, Will Cohu digs into the changing social landscape of a small Englishtown, and how it affects the lives of the people who call it home. Remarried to a Polish immigrant,Neville begins to think about the change taking place around him when he finds a xenophobic pamphletat work. Through flashbacks and masterful dialogue, Cohu …
 
The NYSE and Intrinsic Exchange Group have partnered on a whole new way to unlock the value stored in the natural world by using an equity exchange to allow trading and investment in an innovative asset called Natural Asset Companies, or NACs. This approach brings promise to drive real progress on ESG issues. Douglas Eger, Chairman and CEO of Intri…
 
While some stay obsessed with WallStreetBets and sending GameStop to the moon, Rosenblatt Securities’ Managing Director Justin Schack stays focused on something more fundamental: making sure market structure can handle the pressure, and that investors receive fair, orderly, and efficient price information for every trade. He returns to the podcast …
 
In MyAnna Buring’s contemplative reading of Scott O’Connor’s Interstellar Space, experience ayoung woman’s journey towards true empathy for her sister. Growing up, Cate and Meg were alwaysvery close. But when Meg begins to hear voices that aren’t there and draw unwanted attention to thefamily, they send her away. Cate finds solace in a fantasy worl…
 
As the first leader of the U.S. Cyber Command, four-star Army Gen. Keith Alexander recognized that safeguarding America’s cybersecurity compelled collaboration between the government, private sector, and our allies. After a career that also saw him lead the National Security Agency, Gen. Alexander is leading a new team at IronNet (NYSE: IRNT) that’…
 
For nearly a quarter century, since he produced the first interview of Osama bin Laden, the threat of terrorism and its implications for national security has been the focus of Peter Bergen’s prolific work. The most recent of his nine titles closes the book on bin Laden, charting his rise and fall and world that passed him by. Peter then turns his …
 
Michael Arad’s design for the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center was selected from more than 5,000 entries in a global competition. As the 20th anniversary of the attacks approaches, he recalls his journey of imagining the memorial and its features, and the challenges of memorializing and mourning the victims. Michael also sha…
 
Joanna Coles, CEO of Northern Star Acquisition Company and former Editor-in-Chief of Marie Claire and Cosmopolitan, has woven stories that capture imaginations, illuminate the world, and informed and delighted readers in the glossy pages of magazines. Now, she’s focused on capital markets, nurturing new companies with advice, expertise, and humanit…
 
Ryan Schneider, President and CEO of Realogy Holdings Corporation (NYSE: RLGY), leads one of the most integrated providers of residential real estate services in the country. The firm, comprising brokerages, title services, and thousands of franchisees that operate under Realogy’s brands, including Coldwell Banker, CENTURY 21, & ERA, helps millions…
 
Dr. Jacqui Taylor, co-founder and CEO of FlyingBinary, is on a mission to create an inclusive technological future for everyone. An engineer at heart and by training, she helps companies and governments develop digital strategies and prepare for cyberattacks. She joins the podcast to talk about how she’s bringing her deep expertise to the global ef…
 
FS KKR (NYSE:FSK) brings together two powerhouses in finance to support middle market companies and investors in accessing private credit. The firm’s Chairman & CEO Michael Forman and CIO Dan Pietrzak discuss why they joined forces, the opportunity that exists in private credit markets, and the advantages of business development companies. Michael …
 
Global disputes often play out in economic or political spheres, but in the most turbulent tête-à-têtes can activate military responses between nations, and the threat of escalation. That’s the scenario envisioned in 2034: A Novel of the Next World War, by retired four-star Admiral James Stavridis -- now Vice Chairman of The Carlyle Group -- and ex…
 
Companies going public on the NYSE these days are increasingly led by diverse leadership teams. They’re also seeking equally diverse ways of raising capital, whether by IPO, SPAC merger, or direct listing. Amanda Hindlian joined the NYSE after 19 years at Goldman Sachs to help them navigate that journey, a trip that ultimately leads to the iconic F…
 
An “upstanding” character is integral to supporting every stakeholder of a company and achieve sustained success. Frank Calderoni, CEO and Chairman of Anaplan (NYSE:PLAN), wrote UPSTANDING: How Company Character Catalyzes Loyalty, Agility, and Hypergrowth, to help define company character and how to unlock its value. He discusses how company charac…
 
Gillian Tett, chair of editorial board, US of the Financial Times, began her career as an anthropologist studying marriage rituals in Soviet Tajikistan before becoming a leading financial journalist using many of the same tools. In her newest book, ANTHRO-VISION: A new Way to See in Business and Life, she explains how viewing the world through the …
 
In 2019, the U.S. became a net energy exporter for the first time in almost 70 years. People and companies like Toby Rice and EQT, the largest producer of natural gas producer in the country, had a lot to do with it. He shares how he and his brothers founded an energy company, sold it, and then took back control to increase efficiencies with better…
 
Cate Ambrose, CEO of the Global Private Capital Association, leads an organization that connects investors responsible for managing more than $2 trillion across more than 130 countries with sectors and deals that will drive investment returns and meet societal needs. She shares her thoughts on what’s happening on the ground, why data is critical fo…
 
In the first half of 2021, the New York Stock Exchange helped 205 listings raise $68.5 billion, both all-time records. Alongside that tally are 16 SPAC mergers valued at $60 billion. DFIN’s President of Global Capital Markets Craig Clay shares his expertise on the current state of SPACs, the growing number of public companies, and how DFIN supports…
 
From the first days of the pandemic, Dr. Scott Gottlieb offered a steady and authoritative voice of science and medicine to a worldwide audience of individuals and businesses grappling with the disease. On this episode, Dr. Gottlieb covers the current state of COVID-19 and how we should deal with the delta variant. But Scott also dives deeper into …
 
More than a staff, more than a cabinet, occasionally more than family, the president’s first friends can have an outsized influence on the commander-in-chief. It puts the chosen few confidantes at the pinnacle of power, and occasionally in precarious positions. Gary Ginsberg, author of FIRST FRIENDS: The Powerful, Unsung (And Unelected) People Who …
 
Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL), turned a childhood dream of flying over the Iron Curtain into a career of matching the world’s airlines with the perfect fleet of aircraft to keep their passengers aloft. A day after taking his first commercial flight since March 2020, Steve took us to cruising altitude o…
 
Cathie Wood, CEO and CIO of ARK Invest, unloads wisdom on bitcoin, inflation, and how to succeed in finance. At ARK Invest, Cathie puts her training in economics to the test, allocating capital to disruptive innovations that are reshaping our world. Cathie unpacks the five technologies that drive her investment thesis and pulls back the onion on ho…
 
Stuart Frankel, co-founder of Stuart Frankel & Co., still chairs his namesake firm, but it’s now run by his two sons, co-presidents Jeffrey and Andrew Frankel. Recently, the call has gone to the Frankel family bullpen to bring Jeffrey’s daughter and son, Rebecca Frankel Heinemann and Kyle Frankel, into the game. The three generations joined the pod…
 
Kristin Peck, CEO of Zoetis (NYSE: ZTS), uses the full might of the world’s largest animal health company to care for cats and dogs and nurture more sustainable, healthy, and productive animal herds. Her company, spun off from Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) in 2013, provides veterinarians with technology and medicines catering to millions of animal companions.…
 
Howard Lutnick, Chairman and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners, leads with a simple mantra: “#1 or N/A”. He wants his firm to either be the top in what it does, or steer clear, then builds a best-in-class offering to solve it. Over the arc of his career, which has spanned well beyond mercurial swings of the markets, he transformed an iconic…
 
Making sense of energy markets goes well beyond the basic understanding of macroeconomics & the industry. Integrating & adjusting to the real-world dynamics that change the market’s tune require the improvisational skills of a musician. Rusty Braziel, CEO & Principal Energy Markets Consultant for RBN Energy, combines his skill as a musician & his e…
 
Brad Stone, Bloomberg’s Senior Executive Editor for Global Technology, covers high-tech companies, startups, cybersecurity, and internet trends around the world. His most recent book, Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire, builds on his 2013 bestseller as a gateway to how technology changes lives. He joins the podcast to t…
 
Founder Collective, the seed-stage VC fund that David Frankel co-founded in 2009, has found success by investing in founders who are “all over it,” regardless of what the “it” is. This anti-thematic philosophy has helped Founder Collective get in on the ground floor on everything from UBER (NYSE:UBER) to off-shore oyster farming. Coming off the rec…
 
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