Empowering Women in Asset Management

Empowering Women in Asset Management

Women may account for more than half of the entry-level financial services workforce, but that doesn’t mean they will face a level playing field further along in their careers. According to Women in the Workplace, an initiative between McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.org, women are significantly underrepresented in the upper ranks of financial-services companies, accounting…

Face the Membership with CNBC’s Tyler Mathisen

Face the Membership with CNBC’s Tyler Mathisen

NICSA members kicked off the second day of the NICSA’s 2019 Strategic Leadership Forum with an appearance from CNBC’s own Tyler Mathisen. Mathisen, “Power Lunch” Co-Anchor & Vice President of Events Strategy at CNBC, used his vast experience in financial journalism to lead a group of C-suite executives through a discussion around the latest business trends…

Artificial Intelligence: Transforming the Asset Management Industry

Artificial Intelligence: Transforming the Asset Management Industry

In 2016, scientists at SONY CSL Research Lab released “Daddy’s Car,” the first full song composed by artificial intelligence. The company’s AI software, called Flow Machines, created the song using machine learning.  “They ‘taught’ it using a database of songs, including a lot of the Beatles,” said Kelley Conway, Managing Director, Technology Advisory Practice at…

Distribution Disruption — From Both Sides

Distribution Disruption — From Both Sides

Broker-dealers and asset managers joined together to outline their unique perspectives on distribution during a General Session at NICSA’s recent 2019 Strategic Leadership Forum. The two panels, moderated by experts at Legg Mason and Merrill Lynch, focused on product innovation and platform enhancements, as well as scale, flexibility, and customization for advisors, home offices, and…

NICSA To Recognize Volunteers of the Year at Strategic Leadership Forum

NICSA To Recognize Volunteers of the Year at Strategic Leadership Forum

NICSA is pleased to announce the winners of its 2019 Volunteer of the Year Awards. Volunteers will be honored at the NICSA Strategic Leadership Forum held from April 3-5, 2019 at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. “NICSA’s Volunteer of the Year Awards recognize the outstanding efforts of members…

A Look At NICSA’s 2019 Strategic Leadership Forum Speaker Line-Up

A Look At NICSA’s 2019 Strategic Leadership Forum Speaker Line-Up

NICSA’s Strategic Leadership Forum will take place April 3-5, 2019 at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. Here, thought leaders within the asset management industry will convene to discuss the top issues facing today’s asset management industry. Here’s a sneak peek at the innovative firms taking the stage at…

Sharpen Your Perception with Amy Herman at NICSA’s SLF

Sharpen Your Perception with Amy Herman at NICSA’s SLF

For nearly fifteen years, Amy Herman has provided training to top officers in the US military, law enforcement, medicine, education and numerous other industries. Now, Amy Herman offers her unique guidance to the asset management industry! NICSA members will have the opportunity to hear her unique perspective at the Strategic Leadership Forum at the Sawgrass…

Morgan Stanley’s Carla Harris to Keynote at the NICSA SLF in April

Morgan Stanley’s Carla Harris to Keynote at the NICSA SLF in April

NICSA members will have the opportunity to hear the unique perspective of an industry powerhouse in an intimate setting during the Strategic Leadership Forum at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL this April. Carla Harris is the Vice Chairman, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisorat Morgan Stanley. Carla will…

2019 Strategic Leadership Forum Focus Revealed

2019 Strategic Leadership Forum Focus Revealed

Join us in Florida from April 3rd to 5th to address the industry’s most important issues head on. Let NICSA help solidify your 2019 business planning.  Hear from all perspectives—asset management firms, broker dealers, and an extensive group of firms that include technology, law, and service firms that support the industry.  We’ve got a line-up of…

Data Analytics: The Value of Business Intelligence Reporting

Data Analytics: The Value of Business Intelligence Reporting

Firms across the asset management industry are increasingly focused on transforming into customer-centric, data-driven organizations. NICSA members discussed this movement and gained a deeper understanding of trends in business intelligence during a breakout session at the 2018 GMM. Lyndsay Noble, Lead, Analytics Consulting Practice, DST Systems, moderated the panel, which featured experts from BNY Mellon,…

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