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IPO-VID Livestream Podcast with Patrick L Young

IPO-VID Livestream Podcast with Patrick L Young

By Patrick L. Young
For many years the acronym IPO has also stood for "In Patrick's Opinion" - that's me, Patrick L Young Executive Director of Valereum, long time derivatives trader, serial entrepreneur, and fintech pioneer. IPO columns have appeared in various business and financial periodicals while I publish the newsletter of the bourse business "Exchange Invest."

Join me as I interview key figures in financial markets on this podcast derived from our weekly LiveStream.
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Delivering SaaS Through TT
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #066 by Patrick L Young with Keith Todd. Software-as-a-Service is integral to Keith Todd’s DNA. Roughly half of his 40-year career has focused on SaaS, spanning global technology businesses from publicly listed and large multinational companies to start-ups. As TT’s CEO, Keith oversees day-to-day operations, driving the firm’s global growth strategy and execution. Prior to TT, Keith served as CEO and remains Executive Chairman of KRM22. He was Executive Chairman and CEO of FFastFill, a global derivatives SaaS provider acquired by ION Group, as well as Executive Chairman of ION Agency Trading. His career also includes leadership positions with Marconi Defense Group and ICL plc, among others. He was also Chairman of the UK Broadband Stakeholder Group. Keith was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) by the Queen of England for his services to the telecommunications industry. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA).
57:23
September 22, 2022
Jonathan Bloch: Disrupting Exchange Data Internationally
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #065 by Patrick L Young with Jonathan Bloch. In 1994 he founded Exchange Data International (EDI) a London based financial data provider. EDI now has over 400 clients across three continents and is based in the UK, USA, India and Morocco employing 500 people.    Jonathan has two law degrees and as part of his LLM at the London School of Economics  he studied “Monopolies, Competition and the Law.” He is probably the only data vendor with this speciality under his belt and this has given EDI the confidence to be a disruptive force in the industry.
56:59
September 15, 2022
Thomas McMahon: Energising New Markets
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #064 by Patrick L Young with Tom McMahon. Tom McMahon is an exchange architect with extensive experience across the gamut of energy, as a director of NYMEX and more recently a welter of Asian initiatives.    From helping launch WTI to Henry Hub and NY Harbor Gasoline, LNG and more recently moving into renewables with Air Carbon Exchange, Tom maintains a fascinating portfolio of interests in Singapore across ETD, OTC, CCP, often, nowadays with Blockchain technology as part of the mix.
05:40
September 08, 2022
From SMEs to Cannabis Power Player
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #063 by Patrick L Young with Richard Carleton. As CEO of the Canadian Securities Exchange since July 2011, Richard Carleton has positioned the exchange to take a leading role in the provision of public capital to entrepreneurial companies. Since 2014, the CSE has set a series of records for new listings, capital raised by issuers and trading turnover in the competitive Canadian marketplace.  An early advocate for the cannabis industry, CSE is the global exchange leader in the sector. Financial Post Magazine recognised Richard as one of Canada’s “25 Cannabis Industry Power Players.”
54:52
September 01, 2022
“PLY” Meets Patrick Young!
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #062 by Patrick L Young with Patrick Young. Patrick is Director for the New Orleans Mayor’s Office of Gun Violence Prevention. The OGVP is the backbone of the city’s efforts to work with New Orleanians to create peace and prevent gun violence.    Prior to working with the Mayor, he served the New Orleans Business Alliance as Director of Training, managing the STRIVE work readiness training program. Operating across four opportunity centers in the city of New Orleans, Patrick helped employ over 890 formerly incarcerated persons in less than 3 years.    As Founder and Executive Director of “SharpMen” Patrick helped men overcome barriers to employment and was selected as a WK Kellogg Foundation Fellow for his proven leadership and dedication to improving the city of New Orleans.   And now Patrick is the author of his first book, “A WAY UP, Economic Development Post Incarceration” - a strategy toolkit for individuals with barriers in financial literacy and access to resources because of a conviction.
59:29
August 25, 2022
Sinara Bringing Trading Solutions to Life
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #055 by Patrick L Young with Hamish Adourian. Hamish joined Sinara in 2006 as a software engineer, building a strong background in the design and development of systems for exchange operations, commodities trading and market data distribution. Having a keen interest in business, he progressed into sales & marketing, bringing to Sinara’s customers his insights into how technology can help solve challenges faced by participants across the financial markets. In 2021, he became responsible for Sinara’s sales and marketing operations, and continues to champion the SinaraTLC initiative, which has resulted in Sinara investing in a new suite of trading lifecycle components for brokers, exchanges and clearing houses.
58:03
August 18, 2022
After Brexit Where Next For World Trade?
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #060 by Patrick L Young with Catherine McBride. Catherine McBride is a senior Economist, writing and researching about international trade, agricultural trade and innovation, financial service regulation, corporate governance, competition and public policy. She sits on the UK Trade and Agriculture Commission Member and is a former staffer of the London IEA think tank.
59:13
August 11, 2022
Success In The US Alphabet of Crowdfunding
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #059 by Patrick L Young with Etan Butler. Etan Butler is Chairman of Dalmore Group, a FINRA registered national Broker Dealer Investment Bank, founded in 2005. Etan has led the meteoric growth of Dalmore, from traditional full service investment bank to industry leading specialization in  assisting companies that seek to raise investment capital from individual investors through the SEC’s Regulation D, Regulation A+ and Regulation CF - with more than 200 successful offerings!
57:46
August 04, 2022
Master Of ICE Futures
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #058 by Patrick L Young with Trabue Bland. In December 2021, it was announced that Trabue Bland will oversee all of ICE’s Exchanges. Formerly VP of Regulation for Intercontinental Exchange Inc he has most recently been President of ICE Futures U.S., & also serves on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee.    Prior to joining ICE in 2007, Bland was Legal Counsel to Acting Chairman Walter Lukken at the CFTC. He was also a trial attorney in the Division of Enforcement and an attorney in the Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight having previously served in private practice.
57:20
July 28, 2022
Nigel Feetham - FinTech Renaissance Man
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #057 by Patrick L Young with Nigel Feetham. Nigel Feetham QC is a barrister, the Head of Financial Services and a senior partner of the leading Gibraltar law firm Hassans. He has served on the Decision Making Committee (an independent statutory committee of the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission) as well as having been a non-executive member of the Board of the GFSC. He has been actively involved in various strands of fintech and is a leading expert on protected cell company structures and more broadly the insurance sector. Nigel has also published several law books and was formerly a visiting professor of law at a U.K. university.
59:13
July 21, 2022
Big Thinking On Inflation
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #056 by Patrick L Young with Alan Swimmer. Alan Swimmer is MD at Horizon Kinetics LLC responsible for focussed on exchange related investment opportunities. Previously, he was at Environmental Financial Products. Alan has spent over 28 years in various senior roles in institutional ETD including North American Sales Head at JP Morgan, He has held Board of Directors positions at RMG Networks and The Minneapolis Grain Exchange.   17 year Horizon Kinetics LLC veteran James Davolos is Co-Portfolio Manager for the Inflation Beneficiaries ETF (INFL), the Internet Fund as well as several private funds and institutional separate accounts.
57:55
July 14, 2022
Holistic Renewable Energy & Carbon
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #055 by Patrick L Young with Henrik Hasselknippe. Henrik Hasselknippe is Head of XMarkets, the Xpansiv portfolio of open, transparent exchanges that enable the seamless transaction of renewable energy, carbon, water, and Digital Fuels. Henrik is responsible for the Xpansiv exchange operations, which include CBL, the largest voluntary carbon market; Australian water exchange H20X; the Aviation Carbon Exchange (ACE); and OTX, which provides market access for CSO tickets and renewable fuels. A former Executive Director for CME Group, leading the company’s Corporate Development division in EMEA, he also served as MD for GreenX, an environmental markets exchange that was owned by a consortium of leading global investment banks, brokers, and trading companies.
59:59
July 07, 2022
From First North To Infinity & Beyond!
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #054 by Patrick L Young with Erja Retzén. Erja Retzén is Senior Managing Director at Nasdaq, Global Listing Services. She works closely with existing and future issuers listed on Nasdaq Nordic and with start and scale up communities, with specific sectoral speciality in mining & exploration, gaming and cleantech. Erja joined Nasdaq in 2005 and previously held a number of manager roles within marketing communications, business excellence and project management. Erja holds a M.Sc. (Eng.) in industrial engineering and management, and has also graduated from Oulu Mining School’s GeoPros PD program.
57:34
June 30, 2022
Two Diverse Tech Musketeers
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #053 by Patrick L Young with Julia Streets & Dr Eliza Filby. Julia Streets, the incomparable founder and CEO of Streets Consulting Ltd. Julia was formerly Global Head of MarComms at NYSE Technologies and previously Instinet Europe. Julia is also a host of DiverCity Podcast series, mentor, MC, speaker and a stand up comic. Dr Eliza Filby is a writer, speaker and consultant specializing in ‘Generational Intelligence’ helping companies and services understand generational shifts within politics, society and the workplace. Her work has ranged from VICE media to the Royal Household. Eliza is the author of Fuelling Gender Diversity: Unlocking the Next Generation Workplace & Mind the Gap: Managing a Multi-Generational Workforce in the Post Pandemic Age and recently launched her own podcast, It’s All Relative.
01:07:10
June 23, 2022
Puro Carbon - Nasdaq Transforming Emissions
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #052 by Patrick L Young with Fredrik Ekstrom. Fredrik Ekstrom is President of Nasdaq Stockholm and Head of European Fixed Income and ESG.    Ekström joined the OM Group in 1999 and has held various leading roles rising to  President of Nasdaq Clearing and Head of Nasdaq Nordic Fixed Income Exchange. Ekström holds a degree in Economics from Uppsala University.    Ekström sits on the board of the Helsinki and Icelandic Exchange, and is Chairman of the Board for  Puro.earth. He is also a member Board of Trustees of SNS, Sweden’s premier venue for fact-based public debate.
01:00:55
June 16, 2022
ICE: On The Road To A Global Carbon Price
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #051 by Patrick L Young with Gordon S. Bennett. Gordon S. Bennett has been MD of Utility Markets at Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. since February 2015. He is a member of the board of ICE Endex and ICE Futures Abu Dhabi and co-chairs the Sustainable Finance Working Group at ICE with responsibility for the sales and business development of the European and Asian natural gas and power, global environmental and global coal portfolios.   Formerly with global energy broker Spectron for 12 years, Gordon worked in a variety of roles rising to CEO. With a degree in chemistry, Gordon is the perfect guest to discuss ICE’s road to a global carbon price…
59:08
June 09, 2022
AirCarbon’s Net Zero Mission
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #050 by Patrick L Young with William Pazos. William Pazos is Co-founder and MD of AirCarbon, a frictionless carbon exchange offering the lowest fees in the industry, helping the world meet Net Zero.   A native speaker of Spanish, Portuguese, and English, William is a Senior Climate Finance and Renewable Energy Expert with a proven track record developing, financing, and managing projects in Asia, Latin America, and Africa.
01:03:05
June 02, 2022
Jos Schmitt: Serial Exchange Entrepreneur
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #049 by Patrick L Young with Jos Schmitt. Jos Schmitt is Co-Founder, President & CEO of the NEO Group of companies, a FinTech organization that includes the NEO Stock Exchange as well as a technology arm providing a multi-asset distribution platform for mutual funds and private offerings.   Prior to the NEO Group, Jos formed together with a number of blue-chip financial institutions the Alpha Group serving as President/CEO, including the Alpha Stock Exchange. This followed his role as EVP Head of the Americas and Global Head of Capital Markets for a global professional services company focused on the financial services industry.    His vast exchange includes President & CEO of a European Derivatives Exchange and Clearing House as well a pan-European Indices Publisher, and Chairman of a Derivatives SRO.
01:14:25
May 26, 2022
A New Code for Market Structure
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #048 by Patrick L Young with Taraneh Derayati. Taraneh Derayati is the CEO of Vermiculus Financial Technology, an innovative FinTech company delivering microservices-based solutions for the largest trading and clearing venues globally.    Derayati has vast experience in leading large technical transformation projects for exchanges and clearinghouses. Prior to Vermiculus, Derayati was Head of Sales and responsible for business development and client account management at Cinnober where she led some of the firm’s largest sales before it was acquired by Nasdaq. She continued as  VP at Nasdaq Market Technology where she led a major clearing project to replace the entire infrastructure and developed the agile transformation.
01:01:41
May 19, 2022
Capital Markets: From Brussels With Love
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #047 by Patrick L Young with Rosa Armesto Plaja. Rosa Armesto Plaja as Deputy Director-General of the Federation of European Securities Exchanges  (FESE), is responsible for coordinating all regulatory policy campaigns and strengthening  FESE’s positioning on the key issues and priorities for exchanges in Europe.    While predominantly working for FESE, Rosa spent 4 years as a Member of the Management Team and Head of Public Affairs and Communications of Insurance Europe. Prior to working in Brussels since 2007, Rosa was in Luxembourg with Eurostat (the statistical office of the European Commission).
01:01:10
May 12, 2022
The Market View From COP26
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #046 by Patrick L Young with Steve Zwick. A former futures broker and trader in Chicago, nowadays Steve Zwick writes about the economics of sustainable development and the interplay between land-use and climate change -- two subjects he developed a fascination for in a 30-year career that brought him from Chicago's trading pits and led to subsistence farms in rural parts of Kenya, Vietnam, and Brazil.   As a journalist, he has worked for publications as diverse as the Chicago Reader, Fortune, and Time Magazines. He has been twice short-listed for the World Leadership Forum's prestigious Business Journalist of the Year Award. He also produced radio features for Germany's Deutsche Welle Radio and National Public Radio in the United States.
01:02:56
May 05, 2022
Inside the Zagreb Stock Exchange
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #045 by Patrick L Young with Ivana Gažić Ivana Gažić is the President of the Management Board of the Zagreb Stock Exchange, the lead developer of the capital market in the region.   Ivana started her career in 1998 at Pliva Plc. where she served until 2003 as a Head of Capital Market Operations going on to work for several local banks. Since May 2010 she has been running the Zagreb Stock Exchange.   She is the President of the Supervisory Board of the SEE LINK Skopje, a legal entity founded in 2014 with the aim to establish regional order routing service between Bulgaria, Macedonia and the Zagreb Stock Exchange. Following the acquisition of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange in late 2015, she is also the president of its Supervisory Board. Ivana is also a member of the Council of the Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency.
55:24
April 28, 2022
The C Suite Speaks
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #044 by Patrick L Young with Peter K. Lenardos. In this #IPOVID episode, we are joined by Peter K. Lenardos, Chief Financial Officer of global market making and prop trading firm OSTC Group Holdings Ltd. Peter also currently sits on the board of directors of both OSTC Group Holdings and NYSE-listed SPAC World Quantum Growth Acquisition Corp. which is chaired by former LSEG CEO Xavier Rolet KBE. Previously, Peter served as CFO & later CEO of Cinnober Financial Technology AB. Prior to Cinnober, he was in investment banking from 2001-2018 and became well known for his views on the global market infrastructure sector.
01:03:15
April 21, 2022
Crypto Dad Talks!
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #043 by Patrick L Young with J. Christopher Giancarlo. Giancarlo is Senior Counsel to the international law firm, Willkie Farr & Gallagher.  He is also a board director, advisor and angel investor in numerous technology and financial services companies. In addition, Giancarlo is a co-founder of the Digital Dollar Project, a not-for-profit initiative to advance exploration of a US Central Bank Digital Currency.     Giancarlo’s new book, “CryptoDad: The Fight for the Future of Money,” will be released today, October 26, 2021, by John Wiley & Sons. CryptoDad is an account of his oversight of the world’s first regulated market for Bitcoin derivatives and the coming transformation of financial services.
58:19
April 14, 2022
Live From ArawakX - the New Caribbean Exchange
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #042 by Patrick L Young with D’Arcy Rahming Sr. D’Arcy Rahming Sr is a Northwestern University Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. He is the former COO of the Bahamas International Securities Exchange and former Technical Operations Manager of the Globex Control Center at Reuters America. As a top management consultant, he has helped companies across all industries in the Bahamas and abroad. He is a lecturer and member of the Board of Trustees at the University of the Bahamas, a former columnist for the Tribune and the Nassau Guardian, as well as Treasurer of the Bahamas Olympic Committee.
59:51
April 07, 2022
The New Frontiers of Private Markets
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #041 by Patrick L Young with Shari Noonan. Shari Noonan is the CEO of Rialto Markets, a Finra registered broker-dealer and SEC-registered ATS focused on private market digital securities.  Shari has extensive experience in building and scaling operations & products with Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, and Instinet and was directly involved in the electronification of the Equities market.     She worked to develop many of the initial products in equities electronic trading, including the first ATS’s, advanced algorithms, and electronic negotiations.  Shari received a BS in Accounting from Marquette University and MBA from Columbia University and holds Series 3,7,24,55,63 registrations.
01:06:59
March 31, 2022
At the Heart of Base Metals
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #040 by Patrick L Young with Matthew Chamberlain. London Metal Exchange (LME) CEO Matthew Chamberlain is responsible for the stewardship of the global base metals trading market having overseen several significant initiatives, including the delivery of integration and build-out following the acquisition of LME by HKEX, re-tooling of the LME’s physical network delivery, and a market-wide discussion on the strategic direction of the Exchange.   Having joined LME in 2012, Chamberlain has a track record of using corporate platforms to promote inclusivity, responsible supply chains, and environmental standards through a multi-stakeholder approach. Most recently, he has leveraged the LME platform to build consensus across the global metals industry on responsible sourcing and environmental sustainability.
01:01:50
March 24, 2022
Inside The London ICE House
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #039 by Patrick L Young with Steve Hamilton. Steven Hamilton joined ICE in July 2019 as Global Head of Financial Derivatives, responsible for the interest rates product lines. Prior to joining ICE, Steve was at digital asset MTF Archax, and COO at LSEG interest rate subsidiary CurveGlobal. Steve worked at the London office of DRW for eight years after joining from the FCA, having begun his career at LIFFE in 2002.
15:25
March 17, 2022
"Victory or Death? - AMA (Ask Me Anything)
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #038 by Patrick L Young. In an Ask Me Anything format, IPO-VID’s 2nd episode was presented by yours truly, as I discussed my latest book “Victory or Death?: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & the FinTech World.” on the LiveStream.
01:10:59
March 10, 2022
The Word from Subscriber #1
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #037 by Patrick L Young with Dr Robert Barnes. Dr Robert Barnes is Group Head of Securities Trading at London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and CEO of Turquoise, the UK Swiss & European share trading platform majority owned by LSEG that currently links to 20 country and international settlement destinations.    Prior to joining LSEG in 2013, Dr. Barnes worked at UBS in various roles, including as a Managing Director, Equities, and founding CEO of UBS MTF. His industry roles include having served as Chairman of the Securities Trading Committee of the London Investment Banking Association and participated on a wide range of key advisory and policy groups within the financial services sector, including UK FSA’s Capital Markets Senior Practitioner Committee and European Commission’s Clearing and Settlement Expert Group. Robert holds a BA from Harvard, a PhD from Cambridge, and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.
01:08:23
March 03, 2022
Beyond digital currency into derivatives, financial markets and regulation
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #036 by Patrick L Young with J. Christopher Giancarlo. Considered one of “the most influential individuals in financial regulation” Giancarlo also served as a member of the US Financial Stability Oversight Committee, the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets, and the Executive Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions. Giancarlo is Senior Counsel to the international law firm, Willkie Farr & Gallagher.  He is also a board director, advisor and angel investor in numerous technology and financial services companies. In addition, Giancarlo is a co-founder of the Digital Dollar Project, a not-for-profit initiative to advance exploration of a US Central Bank Digital Currency.  Twitter: GiancarloMKTS
01:02:60
February 24, 2022
David Weild: Leading the Crowd
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #035 by Patrick L Young with David Weild IV. Former Nasdaq Vice Chairman David Weild IV is the “Father of the JOBS Act.” which laid the foundation for crowdfunding and forms of STO.  As a leading advocate for public markets, transparency and above all access to capital for SMEs through large corporations, David has been at the forefront of the debate on listing in public markets for decades.    The investment bank he co founded, Weild & Co., is revolutionizing investment banking by harnessing the power of the cloud enabling qualified professionals to work from anywhere with a radically different model enabling proven and independent investment bankers to better serve the growth and middle market economy.
01:06:16
February 17, 2022
Thoughts From The Heart of Wall Street
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #034 by Patrick L Young with Kenny Polcari. As Managing Partner at Kace Capital Advisory, Kenny serves wealth managers, incumbent B/D’s and emerging fintech companies alongside his Chief Market Strategist role at billion dollar boutique wealth advisory Slatestone Wealth.   Earlier in his career, Kenny built the U.S. equities business for ICAP having previously run Salomon Brothers NYSE division. Kenny was a NYSE Governor for over a decade.
01:07:22
February 10, 2022
At The Sharp End of Prediction Markets
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #033 by Patrick L Young with Flip Pidot. Flip Pidot is the founder and managing director of Sharp Square Capital, LLC, an alternative investment management firm specializing in event futures. For over a decade, Flip has been involved in the development, operation and evangelism of political event markets, as head of American Civics Exchange, producer of the prediction market content network OldBull.tv, and market curator at PredictIt.   Previously, Flip worked as an investment analyst for Boyar Asset Management and a Certified Fraud Examiner for Arthur Andersen. A graduate of Notre Dame (BA, economics) and UVA's Darden School (MBA), Flip also holds a Series 3 license and is a CFA Charterholder.
01:06:41
February 03, 2022
Towards A Digital Market Profile
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #032 by Patrick L Young with Clive Lambert. Clive is Vice-Chairman of the UK Society of Technical Analysts and European Vice President of IFTA, the International Federation of Technical Analysts. Clive has appeared on CNBC and  Reuters TV amongst other media and is widely quoted on newswires.
01:02:21
January 27, 2022
ICE Bonds: Growing the Portfolio Trade
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #031 by Patrick L Young with Lynn Martin. Martin joined ICE as part of the NYSE Euronext acquisition, where she was CEO of NYSE Liffe US. Having completed considerable integration work, Lynn was named COO of ICE Clear U.S. before being promoted to lead ICE Data Services in July 2015, a role at the cornerstone of ICE’s strategy to provide enhanced trading, valuation and data services to customers around the world
01:05:37
January 20, 2022
Innovating Financial Law Through Blockchain
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #030 by Patrick L Young with Max Ganado. Max Ganado is a semi-mythical figure in Maltese law: his widespread description as a ‘visionary’ hardly does him justice! Beginning as a maritime lawyer, Max hugely developed the Financial Services practices at GanadoAdvocates, the blue riband law firm in the island state. Max has been heavily involved in the drafting of new legislation required for the development of Malta as a financial centre, including the revision of the law relating to trusts and the law on legal persons and foundations, as well as on netting, securitisation, DLT and aviation. He was the Managing Partner of Ganado Advocates for 6 years prior to retiring in December 2020 and becoming a Consultant to the firm.
01:07:55
January 13, 2022
The Man From Messy Times Returns
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #029 by Patrick L Young with Christopher Messina. Christopher is the co-founder and CEO of CrowdFill LLC and an advisor to Digital Gamma, the first prime brokerage service for professional traders to access cryptocurrency markets. He began his fintech career as part of the team that created BrokerTec at Goldman Sachs.   Perhaps appropriately for financial markets, he has an AB in Anthropology from the University of Chicago, and an MBA in Finance & Strategy from the Australian Graduate School of Management. A contributing author to Shari'ah Compliant Private Equity: A Primer for the Executive (Euromoney Books, 2010), he has lectured on derivatives, hedge funds, Shar'iah finance and artificial intelligence at law schools and conferences globally.
01:04:49
January 06, 2022
Bitcoin: To Infinity & Beyond?
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #028 by Patrick L Young with guest David Weisberger. CEO and Co-Founder of CoinRoutes, David Weisberger, has over 35 years of experience in market structure, quantitative finance, and trading automation. He started his career at Morgan Stanley where he built their first program and electronic trading systems. Subsequently, he started the non-dollar program trading desk for Salomon Brothers and became the global architect of the firm’s equity trading platform where he designed their first trading algorithm and quantitatively managed central risk book, later running their smart order routing business before joining Two Sigma to develop and run their wholesale market making.
01:05:39
December 30, 2021
Distributing Blockchain Globally
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #027 by Patrick L Young with guest Sandra Ro. Sandra Ro is CEO of the Global Blockchain Business Council and a director of Global Digital Finance, having been an early investor in crypto assets. Formerly with CME Group, she headed their  FX & Metals Research & Product Development amongst other functions which included architecting the CME CF Bitcoin pricing indices, leading to CME Bitcoin Futures. Sandra was a founding member of The Linux Foundation–Hyperledger, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance & Post Trade Distributed Ledger Group.
14:06
December 23, 2021
Innovation, Data and The Sovereign Individual
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #026 by Patrick L Young with guest Colin Howard. Colin was an originator of retail information systems, including the World’s first-ever online credit card transaction.  Similarly, he transformed City information feeds, first by replacing analogue data with digital feeds and later through founding a pioneering Internet provider that developed the first firewalls.  He has worked extensively on the development of exchange technology, notably with UNCTAD and providing smaller Nation support with enabling software.  He currently specializes in cyber security and data protection.
01:04:28
December 16, 2021
The Sustainable City & Beyond
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #025 by Patrick L Young with guest Michael Mainelli. Professor Michael Mainelli is a Harvard / TCD qualified accountant and polymath. After an M&A spell with Deutsche Morgan Grenfell, he co-founded the City of London think tank Z/Yen, renowned for its Global Financial, Green Finance, and Smart Centres indices. An Emeritus Professor & Life Fellow of Gresham College, Michael’s distinctions in the City of London alone are too many to list! A Past Master of the Worshipful Company of World Traders, Michael is currently Alderman and Sheriff of the City of London 2019-2021. Looking from the City of London across the world, expect a wide-ranging discussion across the sustainable future of financial centres and much more!
01:06:44
December 09, 2021
Education: Bridging the Trader Gap Across Markets
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #024 by Patrick L Young with guest Neil Crammond. Originally trading on the Baltic Exchange in grains and potatoes from 1982, Neil Crammond moved to the opening of the LIFFE floor in the Royal Exchange. Neil has traded as a broker and local trader in London and Chicago as well as being an electronic trading pioneer.  Driven by a desire to educate traders across the world, Neil has studied market abuse from multiple perspectives and consistently challenges exchanges and regulators over-improving market operations. Nowadays he uses the Educate2trade platform as a  mission to close the gap between the understanding of retail and professional traders.
01:04:58
December 02, 2021
Daniel Hodson: The City United, A New Brexit Chapter for London
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #023 by Patrick L Young with guest Daniel Hodson. Daniel Hodson was formerly the CEO of LIFFE, Deputy CEO of the Nationwide Building Society, and Gresham Professor of Commerce. He is the Vice-Chairman of the Independent Business Network and Chairs “The City For Britain.
01:04:58
November 25, 2021
The End To End Digital Asset Platform: With Baymarkets, Digital Asset and Exberry
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #022 by Patrick L Young with guests Magnus Almqvist, Peter Fredriksson, Eric Saraniecki. Magnus Almqvist, Head of Exchange Development at Exberry the new cutting-edge exchange matching engine developer.    Peter Fredriksson the Executive Chairman, majority owner, and co-founder of Norwegian vendor Baymarkets which provides clearing systems for the financial markets.    Eric Saraniecki, Co-Founder and Head of Product, is one of the Founders of Digital Asset.
01:07:16
November 18, 2021
Seeking a Cyclical Edge with “the Doctor of Uncertainty"
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #021 by Patrick L Young with guest Dr. Richard Smith. Dr. Richard Smith – Berkeley Mathematician and PhD in System Science – is a fintech entrepreneur and the CEO of The Foundation of the Study of Cycles.   Dr. Smith has built a reputation as "The Doctor of Uncertainty" amongst his academic peers and has helped government agencies and Fortune 500 companies (including Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson) alike make sense of complex sets of data.    Dr. Smith is an expert in risk management with critical insights that can help empower investors of all levels. Some of Dr. Smith's findings are stunning – like empirical data-driven proof that even the world's best investors, from Warren Buffett to Carl Icahn to David Einhorn and many more, could see their results significantly improved through the use of technology that helps course-correct irrational tendencies and cognitive biases.    Dr. Smith’s software, backed by proprietary algorithms and Nobel prize-winning research, has served more than 25,000 investors and helped steward more than $20 billion in assets.
01:01:18
November 11, 2021
Building Brexit Britain: The Legal Opportunity
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #020 by Patrick L Young with guest Barney Reynolds. Reynolds is a leading City-based financial services lawyer whose Enhanced Equivalence model for post-Brexit trade has been adopted by the UK Government. A member of the Star Chamber which advised MPs on Brexit, his post-Brexit solutions to a no-deal scenario, published in 'The Art of the No Deal' (Politeia, 2017), has been adopted by several financial institutions. He also co-authored “Managing Euro Risk” (Politeia, 2020) explaining how the Eurozone’s legal structure creates systemic financial risk. Mr. Reynolds led a team drafting an entirely civil and commercial regime for Abu Dhabi’s new financial centre, ADGM, which is the first non-Commonwealth application of the English common law.  Barney’s latest publication outlines the legal pathway towards a better UK market post Brexit: UK Must Renounce Damaging Legacy of EU Law
01:04:06
November 04, 2021
OSTC: Accelerating Your Digital Trading Career
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #019 by Patrick L Young with guest Lee Hodgkinson. The former boss of Euronext London and SmartPool CEO Lee Hodgkinson began his career at the London Stock Exchange before working for HSBC and BNP Paribas.  Lee moved from Euronext to join the dynamic ETD proprietary trading firm OSTC as CEO in April 2018, building the award winning enterprise into a globe-spanning digital champion of training, technology and talent in financial markets.  While OSTC can increasingly enable anyone, anywhere to accelerate their trading career, CEO Lee Hodgkinson will be in one place to discuss his vision and OSTC’s development across the world’s markets via the IPO-VID Livestream.
01:01:16
October 28, 2021
Exploring Big Data With BMLL
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #018 by Patrick L Young with guest Paul Humphrey. Paul Humphrey is the CEO of BMLL having previously served as interim CEO of Euronext London and Global Head of FICC at Euronext NV, responsible for the development and execution of strategy in Fixed-income, Rates, Foreign Exchange & Commodity markets.  Prior to that, Paul was CEO of Electronic Broking & Information at Tullett Prebon, determining the group’s strategy for electronic broking, application development and information sales.   Paul has been Global Head of eCommerce with ABN Amro, Business & Strategy Consultant with Thomson Reuters, Head of Fixed-income with Van der Moolen, Head of Fixed-income sales & eCommerce with SLK/Goldman Sachs and MD of European Fixed-income with ICAP.  In 2019 he established his own consultancy business Humphrey House Advisors Ltd., helping financial institutions, boards and fintech firms on their corporate strategy.
01:02:04
October 21, 2021
Startup Pluralism With Modwenna Rees-Mogg
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #017 by Patrick L Young with guest Modwenna Rees-Mogg Modwenna Rees-Mogg has 30 years of experience working in corporate finance, business angel investment, and venture capital.  She started the portal www.AngelNews.co.uk in 2003 with £1,000 of start-up capital.     AngelNews Group has expanded into assisting senior executives to build second careers in the start and early-stage entrepreneurial ecosystems through The Pluralists Club along with private investor conferences including the Great British Private Investor Summit and the VCT & EIS Investor Forum.  Modwenna is a NED of quoted Albion Tech and General VCT and Asset Match. She was a Co-Founder of rating agency www.CrowdRating.co.uk, which was sold to NextFin in 2019.
01:01:50
October 14, 2021
Creating Transparency in Derivatives Operations Will Mitting: IPO-VID 016
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #016 by Patrick L Young with guest Will Mitting. Will Mitting founded Acuiti in February 2019. to bring greater transparency to operations across global capital markets. Will was previously Managing Director of FOW and Global Investor Group at Euromoney International Investor plc. His previous experience includes launching the first magazine publishing business in the Northern region of Malawi.
01:01:55
October 07, 2021
Mark Makepeace: Indexing the World with FTSE
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #015 by Patrick L Young with guest Mark Makepeace Mark Makepeace was founding Chief Executive of FTSE International turning a small UK start-up into one of the largest and most successful global index providers - and a household name brand in Britain. Mark arrived in the City at the London Stock Exchange as a clerk to co-ordinate Big Bang - and never left.  At the beginning of 2019, he stepped down as Chief Executive of FTSE Russell and from his role as Executive Director responsible for the LSEG’s information services division. He is currently a non-executive director of SGX and Tadawul, the Stock Exchange of Saudi Arabia. In November 2020 he published his first book, FTSE: The Inside Story.
01:02:38
September 30, 2021
Sharon Constançon Evaluating Boards from FTSE Through FS to Family
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #014 by Patrick L Young with guest Sharon Constançon. The Chairman of the South African Chamber of Commerce in the UK, Sharon Constançon delivers high-level board evaluations, mentoring, and training through her Genius companies.  Having cut her teeth running forex treasury management companies, Sharon is an active figure in the City of London who recently co-organized a showing of the film of the historic Rivonia Trial “Life Is Wonderful” at the Old Bailey in London.  Sharon will be discussing making boards work and ensuring due process in everything from forex risk to surviving carjacking…
01:01:32
September 23, 2021
Dominic Frisby: On Life, Liberty & Sound Money
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #013 by Patrick L Young with guest Dominic Frisby (“mercurially witty” – the Spectator) is the world’s only financial writer and comedian. MoneyWeek’s main commentator on gold, commodities, currencies, and cryptocurrencies. Dominic’s books are Bitcoin: the Future of Money? Life After The State and Daylight Robbery – the past, present, and future of tax based on his hit Edinburgh Festival Show “Let's Talk About Tax.”  He also co-wrote the documentary Four Horsemen and his show Dominic Frisby's Financial Gameshow won rave reviews.
01:00:15
September 16, 2021
VOLQ: A New Look At Volatility?
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #012 by Patrick L Young with guests Kevin Kennedy and Scott Nations. Kevin Kennedy is Senior Vice President and Head of U.S. Options in Nasdaq’s Global Trading & Market Services business,  responsible for leading all six of Nasdaq’s U.S. Options exchanges.  Kevin is a former independent market maker who became a VP in Goldman Sachs managing the firm's Philadelphia operations where Kevin served on the Board of Governors of the PHLX prior to its acquisition.  Scott Nations is the President of Nations Indexes, Inc. the world’s leading independent developer of volatility and option enhanced indexes and investment vehicles.   Scott is a bestselling author and his Nations Indexes has created a number of products, most notably in the context of this week’s IPO-VID Livestream: the methodology used in the Nasdaq-100 Volatility Index (ticker symbol VOLQ).  Futures on VOLQ launched on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on October 5, 2020.  Prior to founding Nations Indexes, Scott was a member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and was a market maker and floor manager for a leading index options trading firm.
01:03:00
September 09, 2021
Ronan Ryan: In Conversation with The Flash Boys
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #011 by Patrick L Young with guest Ronan Ryan, President & co-founder of IEX Group. Ronan is responsible for strategy and decision-making related to all of IEX’s client-facing businesses. As part of that role, he focuses on building and strengthening relationships with external stakeholders, including broker-dealer members, institutional investors, and companies. Prior to co-founding IEX, Ronan was the Head of the Electronic Trading Strategy at RBC Capital Markets, where he used his prior experience in network, hardware, and co-location technology to generate client-facing solutions. Previously, Ronan was the Head of Financial Services Development at Switch and Data and Head of DMA and Co-location solutions at BT Radianz, a leading network solutions provider.
01:00:45
September 02, 2021
Alasdair Haynes: Aquis Subscribing to a New Exchange Model
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #010 by Patrick L Young with guest Alasdair Haynes, CEO, Aquis Exchange PLC. Exchange entrepreneur Alasdair Haynes founded AIM-listed Aquis Exchange PLC in 2012. Operating a pan-European MTF platform covering stocks from 14 European countries while also licensing its exchange software to other markets. Having recently acquired the NEX Exchange, now Aquis Stock Exchange, Alasdair will be discussing a panoply of issues around his unique business model and the journey to creating value in a new exchange.
01:02:00
August 26, 2021
Murray Gunn: The Waves of COVID & More
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #009 by Patrick L Young with guest  Murray Gunn, Head of Global Research at Elliott Wave International.  As a  fund manager in global bonds, currencies, and stocks, he worked for Standard Life Investments and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. He then joined HSBC Bank as Head of Technical Analysis. Murray is the author of Trading Regime Analysis (Wiley, 2009). You can also read his commentary in Global Market Perspective, Interest Rates Pro Services, and Currency Pro Services, and on deflation.com.
01:04:35
August 19, 2021
Andy Ross On the Curve: New Benchmarks & More
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #008 by Patrick L Young with guest Andy Ross, the CEO of Curve Global the LSEG’s interest rate marketplace which he joined in 2016 having previously been an MD of Morgan Stanley: Global Head of Listed Electronic Execution & European Head of Derivatives Clearing.
01:02:50
August 12, 2021
To Capital Markets From Brussels Without Love
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #007 by Patrick L Young with guest Jake Pugh who is back in markets after a hiatus in the EU's hub where he served as an MEP from July 2019 until the UK left the EU on January 31st this year.  With comprehensive knowledge of capital markets and market infrastructure, Jake has worked across asset classes and the end-to-end business model through a variety of advisory roles. He specializes in new business initiatives, business design, the development of target operating models, and market engagement.
59:02
August 05, 2021
The View From An Index Powerhouse
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #006 by Patrick L Young with guest Alex J. Matturri who stepped down as CEO of the world's largest index provider, S&P Dow Jones Indices in June 2020 after a  lengthy career in the index world, including as SVP Global Equity Index Management at Northern Trust Global Investments. He has also worked for Bank of New York, DWS Investment Management Americas, and GSAM Strategist Portfolios amongst other investment management firms.  Alex was a pioneer in the use of index futures and options in portfolio management from  1987 onwards.   Alex is a Member of The New York Society of Security Analysts, Inc., and the International Association For Quantitative Finance.
01:03:50
July 29, 2021
The View from Nasdaq's European HQ
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #005 by Patrick L Young with guest Bjørn Sibbern, President of Nasdaq in Europe. In this role, he works closely across all of Nasdaq’s European Markets teams to deepen the relationships between Nasdaq and institutional and main street investors, broker-dealers, and regulators in the region. With over a decade of experience at Nasdaq, Bjørn has emerged as an influential leader within Nasdaq and the broader industry. Prior to his current role as President, European Markets, he was Executive Vice President for Global Information Services (GIS), based in New York City. He has also previously led Nasdaq’s Global Commodities business, while also serving as President of the Nasdaq Copenhagen Exchange.   Sibbern brings experience from both sides of the transaction business as he has held leading positions at Nordic broker firms and covered diverse leading positions at Nasdaq´s Nordic exchanges.
01:00:55
July 22, 2021
The View from The Exchange Eminence Grise
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #004 by Patrick L Young with guest Martin Watkins who secured the #1 position in the Exchange Invest sublist of "Eminence grises" in the “The world’s most influential people in market structure”.  Martin has held high-profile executive management and advisory roles in London, New York, Paris, Brussels, and Frankfurt across the spectrum of financial market infrastructure.
01:00:18
July 15, 2021
Revolutionising Equities, Distributing Settlement
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #003 by Patrick L Young with guest Peter Randall who led Chi-X Europe as it upended the European equity marketplace. As funder and CEO Peter created one of the top 5 trading venues in Europe before moving on to Equiduct which he turned into Europe's fastest-growing trading platform in 2012. With a wealth of experience across financial markets, nowadays Peter is President of the blockchain vendor SETL.  Credited with revolutionizing the equity exchange market in Europe through the establishment of Chi-X Europe Ltd, Peter led the company’s growth as founder and CEO, from an unknown multilateral trading facility to become one of the top 5 trading venues in Europe by volumes traded. Subsequently, Peter was appointed CEO of Equiduct, where he restructured the business and turned it into the fastest-growing trading platform in Europe in 2012. Prior to Equiduct and Chi-X, Peter was COO at Instinet Europe Ltd and Executive Director of FIX Protocol Ltd.
01:05:19
July 08, 2021
From AI Fintech To Nickel Mining
Welcome to IPO-VID Livestream Episode #002 by Patrick L Young with guest Christopher Messina, a global markets expert who works across the frontiers of AI fintech as CEO of Crowdfill, holds advisory roles in crypto for prime brokers and sits on the board of a major Nickel miner.  Chris brings decades of deep-dive experience across finance and investing to the second IPO Video show.
59:48
July 01, 2021
Flu-conomics
First Beta IPO-VID Livestream with a wide-ranging discussion of life and markets in the COVID19 era with myself, entrepreneur, fintech pioneer and investor, Patrick L. Young.
59:45
June 17, 2021