Erin Klepaski
Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships at Ally Financial
Latest: It doesn’t hurt to get pre-approved or look at financing options in advance.
Nuno Fernandes
Professor of Financial Management at IESE Business School
Latest: "In very innovative and service-oriented industries, the key is the intangible human capital," says Prof Fernandes. “If part of the value of the deal is knowledge-sharing, you have to think about...
Sandy Galuppo
Managing Director at Boston Private
Latest: A 10b5 plan allows executives to have the ability to sell their company stock for their own financial goals and objectives. It's a personal plan for each individual; it's not a company-wide, static...
Gus Faucher
Chef Economist at PNC Financial Services Group
Latest: The economic fundamentals are very solid right now. Some of the downside risks that the Federal Reserve had been concerned about have faded now that we have a Phase 1 trade deal.
Jennifer Collins
Fellow-in-Residence at Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation
Latest: We strongly believe that continued community engagement can lead to both better investment decisions for investors and better outcomes for the residents of these Opportunity Zones. We hope that thi...
Jeff Fisher
Real estate agent at PropertySimple
Latest: For example, termites see wood in direct contact to the soil—like siding, stairs, or door frames—as a food source, an entryway into the home, and also as shelter.
Jonathan Klein
Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions Group at DLA Piper
Latest: We believe that this innovative technology will do for corporate transactional work what e-discovery has done for litigation.
Jon Gacek
Head of Government, Legal and Compliance at Veritone
Latest: I think what Clearview did was overreach. Certainly that’s a capability. Minority Report is possible, but it’s not a pragmatic use of the technology. It’s just using technology to do what police...
Omar Khan
CEO at Boardwalk Wealth
Latest: This is an extraordinarily compelling growth market for rental housing and is notable for the lack of new supply catering to the needs of the rapidly gentrifying population. Similar to our Texas st...
Gary Schlossberg
Global Strategist at Wells Fargo Investment Institute
Latest: 2019 has been a year for the record books. In our view, a low-inflation, low-interest-rate backdrop has supported ‘easy’ financial conditions this year and encouraged a rotation by many investors i...
Kate Ryan
Managing Director, US at Diffusion PR
Latest: As we enter 2020, the initial fascination with DTC brands has worn off, and they can't rest on their laurels. Both DTC and legacy brands must constantly continue reinventing themselves to exceed th...
Steve Sharkey
Partner (Real Estate & Tax law) at DLA Piper
Latest: I think these regs remove the cloud of doing it. In my assessment, this gives us something that can make this work and make investments happen.
Jonathon Hamburg
CEO & Founder at Berkeley Payment Solutions
Latest: This acquisition positions Berkeley to be one of the most innovative, fastest-growing FinTech companies globally. We are thrilled to join forces and welcome the Pungle team to our fold, as this wil...
Tugberk Duman
Biometrics Expert, Head Of Innovation at Futurice
Latest: We have a software vendor [unnamed] for the facial-conversion algorithm. We built the passenger experience and platform around it, so we didn't develop our own technology for recognizing people.
Meredith Stoddard
Experience Lead, Life Event Planning at Fidelity Investments
Latest: If you wait until you have a fall or an illness to make modifications to your home, it may be more costly and a bigger hassle than if you begin planning well in advance. Being self-aware is the...
Ash Madgavkar
Founder and CEO at Ceres Imaging
Latest: The collaboration between Climate FieldView and Ceres is a leap forward for agriculture. The availability of advanced high-resolution imagery from Ceres, coupled with powerful data analytics and fi...
Rory Joyce
Senior Director of Product Management at Credit Karma
Latest: We started to notice that many of our members have auto loans that were effectively mispriced. We found just bringing awareness of what the calculated APR is, versus what we think they deserve, is ...
Hope Neiman
Chief Marketing Officer at Tillster
Latest: With kiosks, we are able to be smart about what menu items to showcase, which makes it easier to upsell or cross-sell. When you get smarter about how to showcase your menu, you’re not just growing ...
Ken Elefant
Managing Director at Sorenson Capital
Latest: Vidya truly understands how to create value for startups because she has helped create product-market fit herself in her prior roles. As an investment mentor and adviser, she brings an impressive b...
Jim Poole
VP - Business Development at Equinix
Latest: Crosslake Fibre is a great addition to the list of network service providers available at Equinix and presents further connectivity options to our customer. By offering direct connectivity to the C...
Brett Forman
CEO/Founder at Trez Forman Capital
Latest: Atlanta is a critical piece of our long-term business plan. Establishing a physical presence in the city allows us to accommodate the intense demand from our borrowers who are aggressively looking ...
Santiago Giraldo
Senior Product Marketing Manager for Data Engineering at Cloudera
Latest: There’s multiple aspects of ML/AI that should be regulated, from data collection all the way through how machine learning models gets used, including production ML, or MLOps.
Dan Karr
Founder and CEO at ValChoice
Latest: The insurance purchasing process is a mess and consumers are often victims, overpaying substantially for poor protection. Because there’s no transparency across the industry, you can have two peopl...
Marc Ganzi
CEO at Digital Colony
Latest: The traditional architecture is old thinking. And this old notion of backhauling the network is old thinking. The new style of thinking is fronthauling that network, having software-defined network...
Joseph Wutz
Principal at The Bonadio Group
Latest: It takes a lot for any legislation to go through the whole process and get signed into law. If anything comes out of this, I think it’s going to be the reporting requirements, which is somethin...
Alan Mindlin
Technical Manager at Morey Corp.
Latest: In 2020, AI-centric approaches will trickle down from the large manufacturers (such as jet engine makers, appliance manufacturers and auto factories) to small and medium-sized production operations...
Latest: While the network accounts for the lion’s share of industry investment and operational expenditure, telcos continue to focus the power of emerging technology around the customer. It is now critical...
David Barr
Portfolio Manager / CEO at PenderFund Capital Management
Latest: We would like to thank the entire BasicGov team for their long-term effort and wish them much success as they advance the company to its exciting next phase.
Rick Chen
Director, Communications at Metromile
Latest: In some states, we may look at driving behavior, but it's not widespread yet. Most drivers are good drivers, and as a result, they generally receive a lower rate on renewal.
Mark Siebert
Founder, CEO at iFranchise Group
Latest: Franchise systems are aging. As they do, there’s a need to replace the older franchisees.