Speaking to Legends

Jul 07 2020 55 mins 8

Speaking to Legends podcast is a series of interviews with the most successful hedge fund managers, famous investors and world-recognised academics. You will learn about their spectacular careers, their life lessons and their investment techniques. Join us for this journey. Learn more at speakingtolegends.com





#10 Alexander Lipton – The Pursuit of Knowledge
Jul 07 2020 56 mins  
Alex Lipton is a prominent figure in quant finance. He spent over 20 years on the sell-side, held a number of prestigious positions in academia and received the first quant of the year award by Risk.net. He is the CTO of fintech startup Silamoney that...


#9 Victor Niederhoffer – The Market Speculator
Jul 01 2020 53 mins  
Victor Niederhoffer is one of the most famous investors and a true pioneer. After rubbing shoulders with a few of the future Nobel Laureates at the University of Chicago, he started a trading firm and made $20 million from the starting capital of $50k...


#8 Mark Yusko - Uncovering The Secret Behind Investment in Innovation
Jun 23 2020 66 mins  
Mark Yusko, Founder and CEO of Morgan Creek Capital Management, is a household name in hedge fund investing and spent over 30 years identifying, seeding and growing some of the most successful funds. In this episode, we discuss the mindset and approach...



#7 Marty Lueck - The Power of Innovation
Jun 16 2020 49 mins  
Marty Lueck, Research Director and President of Aspect Capital, is a true pioneer and over the past 3 decades helped to transfer and evolve managed futures. He co-founded one of the best known CTAs - AHL, which stands for the surname of the three...


#6 Prof David Hand - Dark Data and Why What You Don't Know Matters
Jun 09 2020 46 mins  
Professor David Hand, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics and Senior Research Investigator at Imperial College London, has published over 300 scientific papers and 30 books, won many prestigious awards and was a president of the Royal Statistical Society...


#5 Prof Campbell Harvey - Think Big and Pursue Big Ideas
Jun 03 2020 75 mins  
Professor Campbell Harvey is a Professor of Finance at Duke University. He has 70 thousand citations and is one of the most recognised researchers in finance. Professor Harvey spent over 33 years in academia, published over 125 papers and advised some...


#4 Steve Mobbs - Life and Career of a Quant Hedge Fund Manager
May 27 2020 45 mins  
Steve Mobbs was the co-founder of OxAM, a quantitative hedge fund that peaked at $5 billion in AUM. In this episode, Steve gives his behind the scene of the hedge fund world and expands on his experience. You will learn how and why his first fund failed...


#3 Aaron Brown – Risk Management, Gambling and Wall Street
May 19 2020 52 mins  
Aaron Brown is the author of The Poker Face of Wall Street and former Chief Risk Officer at AQR. He was a top professional poker player in the 1970s and also honed his quantitative risk-taking skills in sports betting and advantage gambling. He is one...


#2 Francesco Filia - Don't Be Afraid of Change
May 12 2020 52 mins  
Francesco Filia, CEO of Fasanara Capital, started his career at J.P. Morgan and Merrill Lynch and then co-founded Fasanara Capital in 2011. In this episode, we learn about Francesco’s days on the sell-side and the underlying principles on which he built...


#1 Victor Haghani – Why No One Should Get Rich Twice
May 11 2020 52 mins  
Victor Haghani has been actively involved in the market for over 35 years and was one of the founding partners of Long-Term Capital Management. LTCM was one of biggest hedge funds, with $128 billion assets, until 1998 almost collapsing and causing a...


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