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EPISODE 51: "Where is my energy going, who is the recipient and what am I getting in return?"

BLACKWATER founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Johan Grahn, Head ETF Market Strategist at Allianz Investment Management.

In this conversation we hear Johan talk about how being in the special forces helped shaped his career, why frequently moving throughout your career should not be perceived as a bad thing and why you should never let the bastards grind you down.

EPISODE 50: "What motivates me is the work and the people I do it with"

BLACKWATER founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Ryan Szakacs, Head of ETF Capital Markets at JP Morgan Asset Management.

In this conversation we hear Ryan talk about how a walking tour of Wall Street led to his career in ETFs, what it was like being downtown on the morning of 9/11 and how being his daughters softball coach was one of the most rewarding things he has ever done.

EPISODE 49: "With networking, I listen with the intent to understand"

BLACKWATER founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Jon Fee, CMO at Vettafi.

In this conversation we hear John talk about how a love of music has never left him, what it takes to build an industry leading conference and why you should never underestimate the power of a strong network.

EPISODE 48: "Failure is part of the journey. It is necessary. You are great"

BLACKWATER founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Olga de Tapia, Global Head of ETFs & Indexing Sales at HSBC Asset Management.

In this conversation we hear Olga talk about how as a kid she nearly became a professional ballerina, why she thinks people starting off in their career should go for it more and why Monday to Fridays are always gym days.

EPISODE 47:“Why don't we just try to educate the market on what ETFs are?”

Blackwater founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Nate Geraci, President of the ETF Store, Co-Founder of The ETF Institute and Host of ETF Prime.

In this conversation we hear Nate talk about how he always knew he would have a future in investing, how launching a podcast helped grow his Advisory business and why he believes that as long as you keep showing up, great things will happen.

ETF STREAM, THE EUROPEAN MEDIA COMPANY THAT HAS BECOME THE SOURCE FOR ALL ETF NEWS

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks to ETF Stream’s Managing Director, Sam Ridley.

EPISODE 46: "All senior leaders that I respect, they are all leading by example"

Blackwater founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Amanda Rebello, Head of Passive Sales, US Onshore at DWS

In this conversation we hear Amanda talk about how to build a team so you can make yourself redundant, why AI is forcing us all to think about the value we are adding and how her love of gastronomy led her to become a qualified sommelier.

EPISODE 45: "Although it is great to speak, it is more important to listen"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Alex Gladkow, CEO of GHCO

In this conversation we hear Alex talk about how starting his career during the financial crisis proved to be a real eye opener, why the desire to make things work well is what drives him, and why you will never see him on a fairground ride.

EPISODE 44: "SOMETIMES THE LONG TERM RELATIONSHIP IS FAR STRONGER"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Andrew Jamieson, Global Head of ETF Product at CITI

In this conversation we hear Andrew talk about what life was like growing up on a farm in Scotland, why he thought he was going to be at JP Morgan for life, why he believes fortunes favours the bold and you should take more risk when you’re young, and how interior design is his secret passion.

VANECK EUROPE, HOW A DUTCH STARTUP BECAME THE PERFECT PARTNER FOR VANECK

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks to VanEck Europe’s CEO, Martijn Rozemuller.

EPISODE 43: " ULTIMATELY, IF THE PROCESS WORKS, YOU WILL BE SUCCESSFUL "

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Paul Heffernan, CEO of Waystone ETF.


In this conversation we hear Paul talk about how his failed attempt to become Pope, led to a career in Finance, why building rapport with people is key for networking, why an entrepreneurial spirit has always been within him and how he ended up becoming an Everton football fan by sitting on the wrong side of the classroom.

HANETF, THE WHITE LABEL MANAGER LOOKING TO DEMOCRATISE ACCESS TO THE EUROPEAN ETF SPACE

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks to HANetf Co CEO and Founder, Hector McNeil.

EPISODE 42: "A LOT OF PEOPLE DON'T TAKE ENOUGH RISKS AND PLAY IT TOO SAFE"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Matt Hougan, Chief Investment Officer at Bitwise Asset Management. 

In this conversation we hear Matt talk about how his first job was being a minor league baseball mascot, how building companies really drives him,
why being more organised is something he is always working on, and why he believes that he makes the best Spanish tortilla in the world.
EPISODE 41: " IT HAS BEEN LIBERATING KNOWING THAT IS OKAY TO SAY NO "

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Amrita Nandakumar, President at Vident Asset Management.

In this conversation we hear Amrita talk about how taking the first step to make a connection is always worth it, why being raised by tiger parents has helped her maintain her drive, why having your own personal board of directors can really help your grow and why she is hopefully addicted to celebrity gossip.
21.co, THE DIGITAL ASSET MANAGER THINKING OUTSIDE OF THE BOX

Blackwater’s ⁠⁠ founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Hani Rashwan, CEO and Co-Founder of 21.co.

EPISODE 40:"THE WAVE BROKE, IT WASN'T A FAKE ONE, IT GOT BIGGER AND HERE WE ARE"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Eric Balchunas, Senior ETF Analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence.

In this conversation we hear Eric talk about his journey from PR into data, how you gotta jump into the scene to build your network, why everything you do in life is never really wasted and how having to deal with family issues has given him a whole different perspective to life.

EPISODE 39:"SOME PEOPLE DON'T DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN INVESTING AND GAMBLING"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Martijn Rozemuller, CEO at VanEck Europe.

In this conversation we hear Martijn talk about why he wanted to be an engineer when he was growing up, how the idea behind ThinkETF was developed, why ignorance is bliss is one of his favourite quotes and why quantum physics is a topic which really interests him.

EPISODE 38: "FAILURE IS OKAY AS LONG AS INTEGRITY IN NOT COMPROMISED"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Nick Elward, Head of ETFs at Natixis in the US.  

In this conversation we hear Nick talk about how his loves for investing got him into ETFs, what success means for him, why raising your hand when you are young will get you noticed and how restoring old furniture pieces is his way of relaxing.

BONDBLOXX, the supercharged Fixed Income manager taking the US ETF market by storm

Blackwater’s ⁠⁠ founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with BondBloxx Co-Founders Lelan Clemons and Tony Kelly.

EPISODE 37: “TAKING RISKS IS A WAY TO LEARN AND THEREFORE IMPROVE"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Jacob Lindberg, founder and CEO of Vinter.

In this conversation we hear Jacob talk about how he found his way into Crypto, why you need to be able to accept blows to your ego when building your network, how going from zero to one and developing a track record is always the hardest part with building a business and why viewing yourself as a professional athlete is a good way to find balance between work and rest.

EPISODE 36: “THE WORLD WILL KEEP CHANGING SO WE HAVE TO KEEP ON ADAPTING"

⁠Blackwater’s⁠ founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Ben Fulton, President of Elkhorn Consulting based in Utah.

In this conversation we hear Ben talk about growing up on a farm and driving a truck when he was 12, why being curious is a great way to help with networking, how a love of learning keeps him going and why going hunting is the treat he gives himself each birthday.

EPISODE 35: "IF YOU HAVE ALL THINGS IN PLACE AND YOU'RE HAPPY, THAT'S ACCELERATOR"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Jana Haines, previous Chief Strategy Officer at ARK Investment Management.

In this conversation we hear Jana share her thoughts on why picking people you want to work with is more important than what you do, why doing your homework on any opportunity is fundamental, why practicing public speaking from a young age can be really beneficial and why she would have made a really great doctor.

EPISODE 34: “THE STORY OF 'I'LL DO ANYTHING TO GET MY FOOT IN THE DOOR' THAT DOESN'T WORK"

⁠Blackwater’s⁠ founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Dave LaValle, Global Head of ETFs at Grayscale based in NY.

In this conversation we hear Dave talk about why as a kid he wanted to be a sports broadcaster, why investing in a high quality network is key to your career, why working hard will always differentiate you and how his hidden talent is actually making balloon animals.

BLACKWATER INSIGHTS WITH ALLIANCEBERNSTEIN

In a special Blackwater video series we analyse the question of why the Capital Markets role is so critical to the ETF business, explore best ETF execution practices, discover how various markets differ from each other in trading behaviour, and ask if size matters when it comes to a Capital Markets team.

In this video with Anita Rausch, Global Head of Capital Markets, SVP at AllianceBernstein, Anita addresses how “Capital Markets is the grease that brings the assets through the wheel”.

Blackwater is a leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting, recruitment, PR and Content creation firm.

 

 

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EPISODE 33:“BUILDING A BUSINESS BEING PEOPLE CHALLENGES, UNDERSTANDING PEOPLE IS KEY"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Georgia Stewart, Co-Founder and CEO of Tumelo based in London.

In this conversation we hear Georgia talk about how an interest in natural sciences led to the founding of Tumelo, how hiring and retaining the right people is often a startups greatest challenge, why taking time off is as important as working and why reading novels can be a great way to learn about empathy.

EPISODE 32: “SOME OF THE SMARTEST PEOPLE I KNOW WILL SAY: I'M HERE TO LEARN"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks Reggie Brown, Principal at GTS based in NY. 


In this conversation we hear Reggie talk about how he has been involved in the world of trading since the age of 15, why he believes you need to fail big in order to learn, why travelling across Europe is something he would have loved to have done more of and how baking cakes is where his real super power lies.

EPISODE 31: “NOT MAKING A DECISION IS NOT A WAY TO GO FORWARD"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Fearghal Woods is Global Head of ETF Servicing at JP Morgan based in Dublin.

In this conversation we hear Fearghal talk about how a family visit to Luxembourg led to the start of his in asset management career, why getting involved in industry groups is a great way to build your network, why he is the type of person who tends to run towards the fire rather than away from it and he is really an international rugby player?

EPISODE 30: "TIME TO YOURSELF IS A GOOD SUGGESTION TO THOSE STARTING THEIR BUSINESS"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Marco Montanari, Global Head of ETF & Indexing Capability at HSBC based in HK.

In this conversation we hear Marco talk about how he got his start in ETFs, how he approaches the challenge of building a network across different countries and cultures, why he needs to be less strict on himself and how travelling and exploring different countries has always been in his DNA.
EPISODE 29:"ADAPTABILITY AND HAVING A LENS ON THE FUTURE ARE KEYS TO SUCCESS"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Kevin Gopaul, President of BMO ETFs based in Toronto.

In this conversation we hear Kevin talk about how he made the jump from fund accounting into portfolio management, why having adaptability is the key to success in life, how having insecurities allows him to have better interactions with his team and why taking on a project to restore an old American car is on his bucket list for the future.

EPISODE 28:"YOU LEARN FROM MISTAKES, BUT YOU ALSO NEED SOME LEVEL OF EXPERTISE"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Anthony Rochte, Global Head of ETFs at Morgan Stanley Investment Management based in NY.

In this conversation we hear Anthony talk about – how his dream as a kid was to have his own business, how it’s important to build your own personal board of directors, why being able to control your mindset is critical and why paying his own way through college is something he is proud of.

EPISODE 27: "IT'S GREAT TO BE ABLE TO COMMUNICATE ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF INVESTMENT"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks Noel Archard, Global Head of ETFs and Portfolio Solutions at Alliance Bernstein.

In this conversation we hear Noel talk about how he started his career in journalism, why building a network outside your industry can be empowering, why getting your priorities right in life is key and how he’s really a master chef in disguise.

EPISODE 26: "YOU NEED TO BE OUT THERE MEETING PEOPLE TO BUILD A NETWORK"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Steffen Scheuble, CEO of Solactive based in Frankfurt.

In this conversation we hear Steffen talk about: The story behind starting Solactive, how he learns from his mistakes,  why he needs to get better at praising people and how his love for Bayern Munich football club is one of his greatest passions.

EPISODE 25:"PEOPLE MUST FEEL IT'S BEEN A GREAT MEETING, IF THEY DON'T, IT'S BEEN A WASTE OF TIME"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Axel Lomholt, General Manager and Chief Product Officer at Qontigo.

In this conversation we hear Axel talk about how an interest in engineering led to his career in asset management, what he learned from his time working in Asia, why letting things play out is sometimes the best strategy and how learning to manage grief tax is key to success in any role.

EPISODE 24: "IT'S HARD TO BE THOUGHTFUL TO OTHERS WHEN THE OUTLOOK IS CLOUDY"

Blackwater’s founding partner Mike O’Riordan speaks with Ophelia Snyder, Co-Founder & president at 21Shares.

In this conversation we hear Ophelia talk about how she started off her career being a marine biologist, why taking an interest in what people do is critical for network building, how learning to think is often an undervalued skill and why being less conscious is something we should all do more of.

EPISODE 23: "IF YOUR PASSION CAN BECOME CLEAR TO PEOPLE, THEY'LL START BELIEVING IN YOU"

Blackwater’s founding partmer Mike O’Riordan speaks with Anna Paglia, Global Head of ETFs and Indexed Strategies at Invesco, based in Chicago.

In this conversation we hear Anna talk about how love drew her away from Europe to the US, why being genuine in your approach with people is critical, why it’s sometimes better to be lucky than good in life and was she really a professional volleyball player?

BLACKWATER INSIGHTS WITH STATE STREET GLOBAL ADVISORS

CAPITAL MARKETS: IS IT REALLY THAT CRITICAL TO ETFS?

In a special Blackwater video series we analyse the question of why the Capital Markets role is so critical to the ETF business, explore best ETF execution practices, discover how various markets differ from each other in trading behaviour, and ask if size matters when it comes to a Capital Markets team.

In this video with Gunjan Chauhan, Global Head of Capital Markets and Strategic Partners at State Street Global Advisors, we discuss the benefits and negatives of outsourcing a Capital Markets team.

Blackwater is a leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting, recruitment, PR and Content creation firm.

 

 

 

 

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EPISODE 22: "THE FAILURES WHEN YOU ARE IN INNOVATION END UP BEING SUCCESSES"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Joanna Gallegos, Co-Founder of BondBloxx, based in New York.

In this conversation we hear Joanna talk about how she got her start in ETFs, why focusing on creating new relationships should be part of everyone’s work week, why conducting an audit of yourself is so important for self awareness and why reading romance novels is one of her favourite hobbies.

EPISODE 21: "TAKING YOURSELF OUT OF THAT GRIND OF ALWAYS THINKING, ONE FIND SOLUTIONS"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Jim Wiandt, CEO of SparkNetwork based in Spain

In this conversation we hear Jim talk about how he started his career writing encyclopaedias, how the production of content has changed over the years, why being mindful of what really matters in your life is something we should all focus more on and how he considers being a great dinner host as his core skill.

EPISODE 20: "THE CONCEPT OF SOLVING PROBLEMS IS WHAT GETS ME OUT OF BED IN THE MORNING"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Holly Framsted, Head of ETFs at Capital Group based in Los Angeles.

In this conversation we hear Holly talk about how she wanted to be a forensics psychologist growing up, why it was thanks to a mentor that she made the switch from portfolio management to product, how setting an example for her kids gets her up every morning and how managing work life balance is a bit like surfing.

EPISODE 19: "THIS INDUSTRY ENCOURAGES INNOVATION IN A WAY THAT WALL STREET DOESN'T"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Perth Tolle Founder at Life + Liberty Indexes based in Texas.

In this conversation we hear Perth tell the story about how she started her business, why she loves crazy ideas, how being a mom has helped give her a voice of authority and how she found her seed investor by going on a fishing trip.

EPISODE 18: "IF YOU HAVE A STRONG NETWORK, IT WILL HELP YOU TO HAVE THINGS DONE"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Bradley Duke, co-CEO at ETC Group based in Portugal.

In this conversation we hear Bradley talk about why he is most happy when building, how he got into crypto, why recruitment is still one of his biggest challenges and why producing electronic music is his secret love.

BLACKWATER INSIGHTS WITH BETASHARES

CAPITAL MARKETS: IS IT REALLY THAT CRITICAL TO ETFS?

In a special Blackwater video series we analyse the question of why the Capital Markets role is so critical to the ETF business, explore best ETF execution practices, discover how various markets differ from each other in trading behaviour, and ask if size matters when it comes to a Capital Markets team.

In this video with Peter Harper, Head of Distribution and Capital Markets at BetaShares Capital Limited, we discuss how unique aspects to ETF trading in Australia drive more volume in their domestic ETFs relative to offshore products.

Blackwater is a leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting, recruitment, PR and Content creation firm.

 

 

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EPISODE 17: "WHAT I LOVE IS THE IDEA OF BUILDING SOLUTIONS"
Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks Stephanie is CEO, BNY Mellon ETFs based in Boston.

In this conversation we hear Stephanie talk about wanting to be an engineer when she was a kid, why it’s best to focus on a specific area and become an expert early in your career, how discipline is key to managing work/life balance and how reading funny greeting cards is something of a hidden obsession.
EPISODE 16: "STAYING POSITIVE IN THE FACE OF ADVERSITY IS KEY"
Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with MJ Lytle, CEO at Tabula Investment Management. 
In this conversation we hear MJ talk about why he thought he was destined for a life in academia, how the idea to create Tabula came about, why staying positive in the face of adversity is key and why he really is a frustrated musician.
BLACKWATER INSIGHTS WITH INVESCO

CAPITAL MARKETS: IS IT REALLY THAT CRITICAL TO ETFS?

In a special Blackwater video series we analyse the question of why the Capital Markets role is so critical to the ETF business, explore best ETF execution practices, discover how various markets differ from each other in trading behaviour, and ask if size matters when it comes to a Capital Markets team.

In this kick-off video with Pasquale Capasso, Head of Capital Markets, Southern Europe and LatAm at Invesco, Pasquale addresses how a capital markets team is “very unique to ETF issuers” within asset management.

Blackwater is a leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting, recruitment, PR and Content creation firm.

 

 

 

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BLACKWATER INSIGHTS WITH BLOOMBERG

Henry Jim of the Bloomberg Intelligence ETF Team and Andrea Murray from Blackwater talk about top ETF flows, hot products of the month and current trends in the European market.

Blackwater is a leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting, recruitment, PR and Content creation firm.

 

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EPISODE 15: "IF YOU HAVE A VISION, DON´T WAIT, IT HAS TOO MUCH VALUE"
Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Will Rhind, Founder & CEO at GraniteShares.
In this conversation we hear Will talk about his path to launching his own ETF business, why it’s often the least expected people are the ones who help you the most, and why watching the Manchester United football team is something of an obsession. 
EPISODE 14: "HIRING EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE IS A GAME CHANGER"
Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Alex Vynokur, Founder and CEO at BetaShares ETFs.
In this conversation we hear Alex talk about growing up in Soviet Ukraine, the importance of being open minded when networking, why hiring exceptional people is a game changer and why a love of wine was inspired by his surname.
EPISODE 13: "YOU CAN BECOME ANYONE YOU WANT"
Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Nik Bienkowski, Founder and Co-CEO at HANetf.
In this conversation we hear Nik share his thoughts on how starting off working in mining M&A in Canada led him to ETFs, why it’s important to focus on your relative strengths when working with others, why you need to try and remove emotions from your decision making process and how modelling could have been an alternative career path.
EPISODE 12: "IT'S NOT ABOUT THE MONEY, BUT HAVING AN IMPACT"
Blackwater’s founder, Mike O’Riordan speaks with Bruno Ramon de Sousa, Head of New Markets at Hashdex.
In this conversation we hear Bruno share his thoughts on how a background in law led to a path to crypto, why hard work alone doesn’t always get you what you want, why not everyone is suitable to being a mentor, why you should move to where the puck is going when planning your career and how practicing yoga helps him manage his work life balance.
All #ETF and #DIGITALASSETS WITH AXA INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Click to watch Brieuc Louchard, Head of ETF Capital Markets at AXA Investment Managers talk about what drove his firm to enter the ETF space and whether they feel others will do the same.

Blackwater is a leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting, recruitment, PR and Content creation firm.

 

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EPISODE 11: "CHALLENGES CAN BE CAREER-DEFINING MOMENTS"
Blackwater’s founder, Mike O’Riordan speaks with Marie Dzanis, Head of Northern Trust Asset Management EMEA.
In this conversation we hear Marie share her thoughts on how wanting to be a forensic pathologist set her up for success later in life, why networking is not just something you do when planning for your next job, how your brand can become a currency over time and how she actually considers herself to be more an introvert than an extravert.
EPISODE 10: "IT IS A FAKE IT UNTIL YOU MAKE IT"
Blackwater’s founder, Mike O’Riordan speaks with Kelsey Mowrey, President at Motley Fool Asset Management.
In this conversation we hear Kelsey share her thoughts on how she started off working as an assistant and ended up becoming President of her company, how dealing with imposter syndrome has been an ongoing challenge, why it’s often worth just going with the flow and why going on four 4 drives for coffee is just part of the course for her. 
EPISODE 9: "THIS IS WHERE THE ACTION, INNOVATION AND A LOT OF THE RISK TAKING IS HAPPENING"
Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Ben Slavin, Global Head of ETFs at BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.
In this conversation we hear Ben share his thoughts on how working in consulting launched his ETF career, what it takes to build a network in this age, why taking risks is something we should all do in our careers and did he really train to be an astronaut.
EPISODE 8: "ONE LEARNS FROM PEOPLE TO SOLVE PROBLEMS AND SEE THROUGH ISSUES QUICKER"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Howie Li, Global Head of Index & ETFs at Legal & General Investment Management.

In this conversation, we hear Howie share his thoughts on – how a background in law kickstarted his ETF career, why making time for the right things is critical, why you shouldn’t feel threatened by those around you and how is it possible that he is still not on LinkedIn.

All #ETF and #DIGITALASSETS with VANGUARD

Click to watch an overview of the ETF distribution landscape in Europe with Vanguard.

FOCUS ON NETHERLANDS with Wim van Zwol, Head of Benelux and the Nordics at Vanguard

Find out how technology has driven online retail growth in this country. Blackwater Insights. Vanguard series talks with Vanguard experts about Europe’s ETF distribution and investment.

Blackwater is a leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting, recruitment, PR and Content creation firm.

 

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EPISODE 7: "FOCUS ON WHAT YOU ARE GOOD AT AND THE REST WILL TAKE CARE OF ITSELF"
Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Bryon Lake, Global Head of ETF Solutions at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
In this conversation we hear Bryon share his thoughts on how chasing love lead to a career in ETFs, how exponentially you can grow your career in a short period of time, why when it comes to mentoring you get what you put in and why having written down goals can make all the difference.
EPISODE 6: "ONE OF THE SOLUTIONS IS HOW TO GIVE TRUST TO YOUR TEAM"
Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Arnaud Llinas, Head of ETFs, Indexing & Smart Beta at Amundi.
In this conversation we hear Arnaud Llinas share his thoughts on how a background in mathematics has propelled his career in finance, why he would recommend ETFs to his parents, why he is always working to be a better listener and, finally how delegating and giving trust is the key to a better work-life balance. 
EPISODE 5: "I NEVER GIVE UP, I GET THINGS DONE, THIS IS MY PRINCIPLE OF WORKING AND LIFE"
Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Carmen Cheung, Head of ETFs and Passive Investments at Samsung Asset Management. 
In this conversation we hear Carmen share her thoughts on why building strong relationships really matters, how a never give up attitude has served her well, why you need to learn to walk before you run and how managing work and a young family is a constant challenge.
EPISODE 4: "THERE'S TWO THINGS WHICH WILL DRAMATICALLY CHANGE YOUR LIFE"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Dave Abner, Principal at Abner Capital Partners.

In this conversation we hear Dave share his thoughts on  how he managed to work his way up from a role in operations to being a trader, why being inquisitive is key to building a good network, why managing to time is critical to a fruitful life and what really happened when he was asked to go to pick up the coupon stretcher.

EPISODE 3: "IF YOU ARE NOT MAKING MISTAKES, YOU ARE NOT TAKING ENOUGH RISKS"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan, speaks with Peter Thompson, Head of International ETFs at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

In this conversation we hear Peter share his thoughts on how working for a charity changed his life, the benefits with taking risks and making mistakes, why you shouldn’t be in a hurry with your career and how a 2 year assignment to Japan ended up becoming a 24 year journey.

EPISODE 2: "ENTREPRENEURSHIP IS ALWAYS TWICE AS HARD AS ANYBODY THINKS ITS GOING TO BE"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan, speaks with Mike Venuto, CIO and Co-Founder of Tidal Financial Group, a US based ETF White-label platform.

In this conversation we hear Mike share his thoughts on how seeing his friend drive a Lexus inspired him to a career on Wall Street, why he considers himself to be a reluctant entrepreneur or why he loves solving puzzles, and something else about himself, is he really an introvert?

All #ETF and #DIGITALASSETS with VANGUARD

Click to watch an overview of the ETF distribution landscape in Europe with Vanguard.

FOCUS ON ITALY with Simone Rosti, Head of Italy and Southern Europe at Vanguard.

Find out about the Italian ETF investor landscape and what are the growth opportunities and hurdles for ETFs in this country.

Blackwater Insights. Vanguard series talks with Vanguard experts about Europe’s ETF distribution and investment.

Blackwater is a leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting, recruitment, PR and Content creation firm.

 

 

 

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All #ETF and #DIGITALASSETS with BLOOMBERG

Click to watch Henry Jim of the Bloomberg Intelligence Data ETF Team and Andrea Murray at Blackwater talk about top ETF flows, hot products of the month and current trends.

Blackwater is a leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting, recruitment, PR and Content creation firm.

 

 

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All #ETF and #DIGITALASSETS with VANGUARD

Overview of the ETF distribution landscape in Europe with Vanguard.

FOCUS ON SWITZERLAND with Ramon Vogt, Senior Sales Executive at Vanguard.

Find out who are the ETF investors, why is the simple approach often the best strategy and what are the hurdles to growing ETFs in Switzerland.

Blackwater Insights. Vanguard series talks with Vanguard experts about Europe’s ETF distribution and investment.

Blackwater is a leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting, recruitment, PR and Content creation firm.

 

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EPISODE 1: "GETTING COMFORTABLE, BEING UNCOMFORTABLE"

Blackwater’s founder Mike O’Riordan speaks with Jillian Delsignore.

In this conversation we hear Jillian share her thoughts on building a personal brand networking through COVID, getting comfortable being uncomfortable and why she loves long distance running so much.

All #ETF and #DIGITALASSETS with VANGUARD

Overview of the ETF distribution landscape in Europe with Vanguard.

FOCUS ON GERMANY with Sebastian Kuelps, Head of Germany and Austria at Vanguard.

Find out whether Germans are savers or investors, are ETFs slowly becoming the investment vehicle of choice and what the government can do to incentivise people to invest more.

Blackwater Insights. Vanguard series talks with Vanguard experts about Europe’s ETF distribution and investment.

Blackwater is a leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting, recruitment, PR and Content creation firm.

 

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All #ETF and #DIGITALASSETS with OMBA

Watch Andrew Limberis, Investment Manager at OMBA Advisory & Investments talk about the job of selecting ETFs.

Blackwater Insights series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater.

Blackwater is a leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting, recruitment, PR and Content creation firm.

 

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All #ETF and #DIGITALASSETS with Bloomberg

Watch Athanasios Psarofagis of the Bloomberg Intelligence Data Team and Michael O’Riordan, founder of Blackwater talk about top ETF flows, hot products of the month and current trends.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and talent management firm globally.

 

 

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All #ETF and #DIGITALASSETS with GHCO

Watch Daniel Izzo, CEO at GHCO talk about how to grow Fixed Income assets.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and talent management firm globally.

 

 

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All #ETF and #DIGITALASSETS with Neuberger Berman

Watch Fred Edwards, Executive Sales and ETF specialist at Neuberger Berman, explain why the $450bn AUM firm finally entered the ETF world 12 years after filing their first ETF.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and talent management firm globally.

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All #ETF and #DIGITALASSETS with EY Law
Watch Monica Gogna, Partner and Head of Financial Regulation at E&Y Law talk about her thoughts on where the crypto ETP evolution in Europe will go.
Will the FCA ever lift the crypto ban for retail investors?
Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.
Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and talent management firm in Europe.
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All #etf and #digitalassets with Bloomberg
Watch top ETF flows, hot products of the month and ETF current trends with the Bloomberg ETF Intelligence Team and Blackwater
Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and talent management firm in Europe.
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All #etf and #digitalassets with Brown Brothers Harriman

Watch Antonette Kleiser, European ETF Product Manager at Brown Brothers Harriman talk about whether the US trend of large assets managers entering the ETF pool will jump the pond.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and talent management firm in Europe.

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All #etf and #digitalassets with Franklin Templeton
Watch Caroline Baron, Head of Sales EMEA at Franklin Templeton talk about how education can make a difference for the future of ETFs in Europe.
Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.
Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.
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All #etf and #digitalassets with DWS Asset Management
Watch Rob Bush from DWS Asset Management talk about what investors should consider when weighing currency risk.
Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.
Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.
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All #etf and #digitalassets with Bloomberg

Watch Athanasios Psarofagis from Bloomberg Intelligence talk about why May ETF Flows didn’t go as expected.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

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All #etf and #digitalassets with Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management

Watch Justin Oliver, CIO at Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management talk about how he selects and reviews ETFs.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

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All about #etf and #digitalassets with Defiance ETFs

Watch Sylvia Jablonski, CEO, CIO, and Co-Founder at Defiance ETFs talking about her favourite thematics.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

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All about #etf and #digitalassets with SIX Group

Watch Danielle Reischuk, Senior ETF & ETP Sales Manager at SIX Group, principal Stock Exchange in Switzerland, talk about what institutional investors are seeking to buy.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

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All about #etf and #digitalassets with The ETF Store

Watch Nate Geraci, President of The ETF Store talk about how being authentic and owning your niche are key ingredients for a successful business.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

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All about #eft and #digitalassets with Northern Trust

Watch Marie Dzanis, Head for EMEA at Northern Trust Asset Management explaining how data and differentiation in products are key to succeed in the European ETF marketplace.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

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All about #etf and #digitalassets with Scalable Capital

Watch Jacob Hetzel, head of Distribution at Scalable Capital talking about why the trend in ETF retail investments in Europe is here to stay.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

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All about #etf and #digitalassets with Pacer ETFs Distributors

Watch Sean O’Hara, president of Pacer ETFs Distributors talking about the outlook for 2022 and which themes or products might do well given the current market environment.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

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All about #etf and #digitalassets with SEBA Bank

Watch Felix Schleimer, Associate Director of Investment Solutions at SEBA Bank discussing the changing dominance of Bitcoin amongst its peers and how to hedge a portfolio with more than just gold and bitcoin.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

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All about ETF and Digital Assets with BNY Mellon

Watch Ben Slavin, Global Head of ETFs at BNY Mellon talking about the importance of the first mover advantage and the latest trends entering the ETF space.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

All about ETF and Digital Assets with GHCO

Watch Dan Izzo, CEO at GHCO sharing his thoughts on how to improve trading price inefficiencies and why a consolidated tape matters.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

All about ETF and Digital Assets with JP Morgan

Watch Fearghal Woods, Global Head of ETFs at JP Morgan Chase talk about the challenges when entering the ETF space.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

All about ETF and Digital Assets with KraneShares

Watch Xiaolin Chen, Head of International & Investment Solutions and Strategies at KraneShares offer clues on how best invest in China, including the unprecedented new regulations.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

All about ETF and Digital Assets with FLX Distribution

Latest trends in ETF distribution and advice on how specialized should be a firm’s sales team wanting to enter the ETF space in the U.S. Watch Jillian DelSignore, Head of ETFs & Indexing at FLX Distribution innovative’s approach.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

All about ETF and Digital Assets with Gemini

Watch David Abner, Global Head of Development for Gemini explain about launching Crypto ETFs in the U.S.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

All about ETF and Digital Assets with Haitong International

Watch Frederick Chu, director of Asset Management in Haitong International explain about the opportunities developing for the ETF market in Asia.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

All about ETF and Digital Assets with iClima Earth

Watch Gabriela Herculano, Co- founder and CEO of iClima Earth explain why Europe is ahead of the U.S. in terms of ESG acceptance and product adoption.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

All about ETF and Digital Assets with Blue Tractor Group

Watch Terry Norman, founder of Blue Tractor Group explain how US domiciled ETF firms could easily operate in Europe.

Be in the Know. Insight series with innovative leaders from the ETF and Digital Assets ecosystem by Blackwater Search & Advisory.

Blackwater is the leading ETF and Digital Assets consulting and recruiting firm in Europe.

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