NICSA Recognizes Innovators in Asset Management at General Membership Meeting

NICSA Recognizes Innovators in Asset Management at General Membership Meeting

NICSA will be recognizing outstanding leadership in the global asset management industry at its 2019 GMM in Boston this October. The NICSA NOVA award ceremony is one of our most anticipated events, and we very much look forward to recognizing this year’s winners. Nominated by their colleagues within the asset management industry, award winners are…

The Intersection of ESG, Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence

The Intersection of ESG, Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence

Earlier this summer, NICSA hosted an outstanding panel on ESG in New York. Previously, in part 1 of this three-part series, we discussed how the panelists described learning about ESG as being akin to “Learning a New Language”, while in part 2, we learned about the ways in which institutional investors are thinking about ESG. …

A Glimpse at the 2019 GMM Speaker Lineup

A Glimpse at the 2019 GMM Speaker Lineup

NICSA’s General Membership Meeting will take place October 17-18, 2019 at the Royal Sonesta in Boston. NICSA is bringing together an impressive line-up of innovative leaders to discuss timely themes facing the global asset management industry and the business response to those issues. Here’s a sneak peek at the firms taking center stage at the…

The Institutional View of ESG

The Institutional View of ESG

In June, NICSA hosted a well-attended panel on ESG in New York. This event covered a great deal of ground, and in Part 1 of this three-part series, we discussed how the panelists described learning about ESG as being akin to “Learning a New Language.”  Rosetta Stone secured, the audience was then treated to discussion…

TWO MUST-SEE KEYNOTES REVEALED FOR NICSA GMM IN OCTOBER

TWO MUST-SEE KEYNOTES REVEALED FOR NICSA GMM IN OCTOBER

NICSA will be back at the Royal Sonesta in Boston this fall for its annual General Membership Meeting from October 17-18 to address the top issues facing asset managers and financial service providers.  Here, NICSA members will have the opportunity to share time with two industry powerhouses: Fidelity’s Carolyn Clancy and Morningstar’s Kunal Kapoor.  Upside & Opportunity…

“Like Learning a New Language…” NICSA Presents a Rosetta Stone for Learning to Speak ESG

“Like Learning a New Language…” NICSA Presents a Rosetta Stone for Learning to Speak ESG

In June, NICSA held its latest event, focused on “ESG Essentials for Asset Managers & Advisors.” The discussion was robust and more than filled a two-hour window, led by moderator Hannah Glover, Managing Editor with Ignites, and featuring: John Farley, Vice President – Responsible Investment Strategy, Calvert Research & Management; Mark Hays, Vice President – Sustainable Investing, J.P….

NICSA GMM Takes In-Depth Look at Growth and Innovation

NICSA GMM Takes In-Depth Look at Growth and Innovation

NICSA members are pursuing pathways to industry growth and the 2019 General Membership Meeting in October is set to help firms navigate a crosscurrent of disruptive trends. To address these issues, tenured experts across firm types, business channels, and operating models will converge to focus on delivering better outcomes to investors. The 2019 NICSA GMM will gather…

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…

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