KindredCast

Insights From Dealmakers & Thought Leaders

KindredCast brings you news, views and insights from the world of media and technology. Produced by and curated by Kindred Media and powered by leading independent TMT investment bank LionTree, the show features in-depth conversations with other industry leaders.

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Oct 08, 2019

Tomorrow's Business Leaders Tell Us What We're Missing About FinTech and Sports

In the final episode of our two-part series, LionTree's 2019 interns school us on topics they feel are "bubbling under" in the business and tech space. We'll hear about the surprising stats that drive FinTech innovation, as well as a deep dive into the state of sports, covering everything from: newly legalized betting; how and why the power balance has shifted back to the players; and what role sports will play in the ever-expanding OTT landscape. Please note that the information, statements, comments, opinions and views expressed in this episode belong to the interns themselves and do not necessarily reflect those of LionTree or its employees. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Oct 08, 2019

Tomorrow's Business Leaders Tell Us What We're Missing About FinTech and Sports

In the final episode of our two-part series, LionTree's 2019 interns school us on topics they feel are "bubbling under" in the business and tech space. We'll hear about the surprising stats that drive FinTech innovation, as well as a deep dive into the state of sports, covering everything from: newly legalized betting; how and why the power balance has shifted back to the players; and what role sports will play in the ever-expanding OTT landscape. Please note that the information, statements, comments, opinions and views expressed in this episode belong to the interns themselves and do not necessarily reflect those of LionTree or its employees. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Sep 24, 2019

Tomorrow's Business Leaders Weigh In On Today's Under-Explored Topics (Part 1)

In part one of a two-part special, we flip the script to hear from LionTree's 2019 interns on the topics they feel are "bubbling under"; in the business and tech space. Subjects include: the way technology is empowering a new class of musicians and filmmakers; e-commerce's role in driving small business; and generational shifts in technology. We'll also hear an interview with the CEO of a SAAS management firm, a sector that didn't exist a few years ago. Please note that the information, statements, comments, opinions and views expressed in this episode belong to the interns themselves and do not necessarily reflect those of LionTree or its employees. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Sep 24, 2019

Tomorrow's Business Leaders Weigh In On Today's Under-Explored Topics (Part 1)

In part one of a two-part special, we flip the script to hear from LionTree's 2019 interns on the topics they feel are "bubbling under"; in the business and tech space. Subjects include: the way technology is empowering a new class of musicians and filmmakers; e-commerce's role in driving small business; and generational shifts in technology. We'll also hear an interview with the CEO of a SAAS management firm, a sector that didn't exist a few years ago. Please note that the information, statements, comments, opinions and views expressed in this episode belong to the interns themselves and do not necessarily reflect those of LionTree or its employees. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Sep 10, 2019

How Morning Brew Has Become A Millennial Must-Read

The next generation of industry leaders gets their daily business news from Morning Brew - a millennial-led company with over 1.5 million subscribers and an industry-leading ~40% open rate. Morning Brew co-Founder and CEO Alex Lieberman - the youngest CEO to appear on KindredCast to date - walks LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff through the 'aha' moments and fresh thinking that have led to the company's ascent. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Sep 10, 2019

How Morning Brew Has Become A Millennial Must-Read

The next generation of industry leaders gets their daily business news from Morning Brew - a millennial-led company with over 1.5 million subscribers and an industry-leading ~40% open rate. Morning Brew co-Founder and CEO Alex Lieberman - the youngest CEO to appear on KindredCast to date - walks LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff through the 'aha' moments and fresh thinking that have led to the company's ascent. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Aug 27, 2019

David Brooks: Climb Your Second Mountain

Today we close out our Summer Inspiration series, where we've been looking back at some of KindredCast's most exhilarating moments. And what better way to wrap things up then with New York Times Op-Ed columnist and best-selling author David Brooks. LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff spoke to him on the eve of the release of his latest book, "The Second Mountain: The Quest For A Moral Life," and David laid bare the impetus behind what has become his newest best-seller. To hear the full show, check out episode 50. Also, be sure to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts, so that you never miss a new episode when we return. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Aug 27, 2019

David Brooks: Climb Your Second Mountain

Today we close out our Summer Inspiration series, where we've been looking back at some of KindredCast's most exhilarating moments. And what better way to wrap things up then with New York Times Op-Ed columnist and best-selling author David Brooks. LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff spoke to him on the eve of the release of his latest book, "The Second Mountain: The Quest For A Moral Life," and David laid bare the impetus behind what has become his newest best-seller. To hear the full show, check out episode 50. Also, be sure to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts, so that you never miss a new episode when we return. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Aug 20, 2019

Dr. Habib Sadeghi: Consciousness Is The Key To Health

As we close out summer, we're looking back at some of KindredCast's most inspiring moments. Today, Dr. Habib Sadeghi - or Dr. S - the co-Founder of Be Hive of Healing Medical Center, draws on his personal health odyssey to deliver a unique prescription for how to live a healthy life. To hear the full show, check out episode 42. Also, be sure to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts, so that you never miss a new episode when we return. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Aug 20, 2019

Dr. Habib Sadeghi: Consciousness Is The Key To Health

As we close out summer, we're looking back at some of KindredCast's most inspiring moments. Today, Dr. Habib Sadeghi - or Dr. S - the co-Founder of Be Hive of Healing Medical Center, draws on his personal health odyssey to deliver a unique prescription for how to live a healthy life. To hear the full show, check out episode 42. Also, be sure to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts, so that you never miss a new episode when we return. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Aug 13, 2019

Larry Jackson: Always Bet On Yourself

We're continuing our summer look back at some of KindredCast's most inspiring moments. Today, we check in with Apple Music's Head of Content, Larry Jackson, whose non-stop grind - even after being expelled from high school two months prior to graduation - and artist-first mentality has led him to a unique and pivotal role in the music-tech space. To hear the full show, check out episode 31. Also, be sure to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts, so that you never miss a new episode when we return. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Aug 13, 2019

Larry Jackson: Always Bet On Yourself

We're continuing our summer look back at some of KindredCast's most inspiring moments. Today, we check in with Apple Music's Head of Content, Larry Jackson, whose non-stop grind - even after being expelled from high school two months prior to graduation - and artist-first mentality has led him to a unique and pivotal role in the music-tech space. To hear the full show, check out episode 31. Also, be sure to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts, so that you never miss a new episode when we return. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Aug 06, 2019

Joanna Coles: Embrace The Chaos and Cherish Real Life

As we close out summer, we're looking back at some of KindredCast's most inspiring moments. Today, listen in as Joanna Coles - the inspiration for and Executive Producer of the hit TV series "The Bold Type" - details her auspicious beginnings in the newspaper business. Coles, who was Heart's first-ever Chief Creative Officer, announced she is launching Boudica later this year, a subscription-based content platform targeting women in the workplace. To hear the full show, check out episode 23. Also, be sure to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts, so that you never miss a new episode when we return. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Aug 06, 2019

Joanna Coles: Embrace The Chaos and Cherish Real Life

As we close out summer, we're looking back at some of KindredCast's most inspiring moments. Today, listen in as Joanna Coles - the inspiration for and Executive Producer of the hit TV series "The Bold Type" - details her auspicious beginnings in the newspaper business. Coles, who was Heart's first-ever Chief Creative Officer, announced she is launching Boudica later this year, a subscription-based content platform targeting women in the workplace. To hear the full show, check out episode 23. Also, be sure to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts, so that you never miss a new episode when we return. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Jul 30, 2019

Ron Meyer: Do What You Say You’re Going To Do

As we close out summer, we’re looking back at some of KindredCast’s most inspiring moments. Today, we hear from Ron Meyer, Vice Chairman of NBCUniversal and one of Hollywood’s most iconic figures. A high school dropout and the child of Holocaust survivors, Ron talks about his unlikely ascent to Hollywood success and the personal philosophy that has bolstered him at every step.To hear the full show, check out episode 18.Also, be sure to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts, so that you never miss a new episode when we return. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Jul 30, 2019

Ron Meyer: Do What You Say You’re Going To Do

As we close out summer, we’re looking back at some of KindredCast’s most inspiring moments. Today, we hear from Ron Meyer, Vice Chairman of NBCUniversal and one of Hollywood’s most iconic figures. A high school dropout and the child of Holocaust survivors, Ron talks about his unlikely ascent to Hollywood success and the personal philosophy that has bolstered him at every step.To hear the full show, check out episode 18.Also, be sure to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts, so that you never miss a new episode when we return. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Jul 16, 2019

Scooter Braun Is Just Getting Started

From his just-announced first look deal with Amazon Studios to his company's acquisition of Taylor Swift's catalogue via the Big Machine Label Group, Scooter Braun - the entertainment impresario guiding the careers of Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, J. Balvin, Demi Lovato and more - continues to drive the entertainment industry. It's a good time to revisit LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff's interview with him in which he lays out his business philosophy and speaks of his work with a bevy of superstars. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Jul 16, 2019

Scooter Braun Is Just Getting Started

From his just-announced first look deal with Amazon Studios to his company's acquisition of Taylor Swift's catalogue via the Big Machine Label Group, Scooter Braun - the entertainment impresario guiding the careers of Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, J. Balvin, Demi Lovato and more - continues to drive the entertainment industry. It's a good time to revisit LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff's interview with him in which he lays out his business philosophy and speaks of his work with a bevy of superstars. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Jul 02, 2019

How UK Digital Bank Monzo Went From Crowd Funding To Unicorn In Four Years

Now boasting a $2.5B valuation, the UK-based digital bank Monzo has amassed over two million customers in four years. Founder and CEO Tom Blomfield, a 33-year old serial entrepreneur, sits with LionTree Executive in Residence and Member of Parliament Ed Vaizey to share the story of Monzo's meteoric rise, its crowd-funded and customer-centric core and its path to profitability as he sets his sights on the US market. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Jul 02, 2019

How UK Digital Bank Monzo Went From Crowd Funding To Unicorn In Four Years

Now boasting a $2.5B valuation, the UK-based digital bank Monzo has amassed over two million customers in four years. Founder and CEO Tom Blomfield, a 33-year old serial entrepreneur, sits with LionTree Executive in Residence and Member of Parliament Ed Vaizey to share the story of Monzo's meteoric rise, its crowd-funded and customer-centric core and its path to profitability as he sets his sights on the US market. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Jun 17, 2019

Scott Galloway's Quest For Happiness

In a lively conversation, Scott Galloway - entrepreneur, pundit and Marketing Professor at NYU's Stern School of Business - gets down to brass tacks with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff. The pair discuss everything from their shared educational background to Galloway's case for tech regulation and the science behind his recently published book, "The Algebra of Happiness: Notes on the Pursuit of Success, Love, and Meaning." You won't want to miss this one.

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Jun 17, 2019

Scott Galloway's Quest For Happiness

In a lively conversation, Scott Galloway - entrepreneur, pundit and Marketing Professor at NYU's Stern School of Business - gets down to brass tacks with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff. The pair discuss everything from their shared educational background to Galloway's case for tech regulation and the science behind his recently published book, "The Algebra of Happiness: Notes on the Pursuit of Success, Love, and Meaning." You won't want to miss this one.

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Jun 04, 2019

Wondery's Hernan Lopez on Podcasting's Golden Age

In a little over three years, Wondery has established itself as the largest independent podcast publisher, boasting hit shows such as "Dirty John," "Dr. Death" and "Business Wars." Tune in to hear the company’s Founder and CEO, Hernan Lopez, in conversation with Kindred Media President Chris Peterson, as Hernan details his journey from running Fox International Channels to discovering the stories and talent propelling Wondery forward. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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Jun 04, 2019

Wondery's Hernan Lopez on Podcasting's Golden Age

In a little over three years, Wondery has established itself as the largest independent podcast publisher, boasting hit shows such as "Dirty John," "Dr. Death" and "Business Wars." Tune in to hear the company’s Founder and CEO, Hernan Lopez, in conversation with Kindred Media President Chris Peterson, as Hernan details his journey from running Fox International Channels to discovering the stories and talent propelling Wondery forward. Find and rate us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show every Saturday and Sunday at 2PM on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.

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May 28, 2019

Sir Richard Branson's Next Frontier

In this special mini-episode, Sir Richard Branson, whose Virgin Group controls over 400 companies, shares with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff the inspiration behind his ambitious and industry-leading space companies: Virgin Galactic, The Spaceship Company and Virgin Orbit. His overarching goal: using "space exploration as a way of improving things back here on the earth." Tune in for a glimpse of the not-too-distant future.

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May 28, 2019

Sir Richard Branson's Next Frontier

In this special mini-episode, Sir Richard Branson, whose Virgin Group controls over 400 companies, shares with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff the inspiration behind his ambitious and industry-leading space companies: Virgin Galactic, The Spaceship Company and Virgin Orbit. His overarching goal: using "space exploration as a way of improving things back here on the earth." Tune in for a glimpse of the not-too-distant future.

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May 21, 2019

Arianna Huffington’s Vision For A More Humane Workplace

Today, Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global and founder of the eponymous Huffington Post, sits down with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff in front of a live audience at the Nexus Israel Conference in New York City. The pair discuss Thrive's mission to make employee well-being a pillar of every company's success metrics and the tremendous strides some companies are taking along this path.

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May 21, 2019

Arianna Huffington’s Vision For A More Humane Workplace

Today, Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global and founder of the eponymous Huffington Post, sits down with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff in front of a live audience at the Nexus Israel Conference in New York City. The pair discuss Thrive's mission to make employee well-being a pillar of every company's success metrics and the tremendous strides some companies are taking along this path.

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May 07, 2019

Hearst President and CEO Steve Swartz on Helming a 132 Year-Old, Family-Owned Media Powerhouse

A 20-year veteran of Hearst, Steve Swartz sees the company's ongoing evolution as the true legacy of its legendary founder William Randolph Hearst, a tycoon's son who entered the newspaper business in order to serve the common man. Swartz and LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff talk about the company's restless DNA, including their more recent foray into business media and services.

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May 07, 2019

Hearst President and CEO Steve Swartz on Helming a 132 Year-Old, Family-Owned Media Powerhouse

A 20-year veteran of Hearst, Steve Swartz sees the company's ongoing evolution as the true legacy of its legendary founder William Randolph Hearst, a tycoon's son who entered the newspaper business in order to serve the common man. Swartz and LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff talk about the company's restless DNA, including their more recent foray into business media and services.

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Apr 23, 2019

UTA's Co-Founder and CEO Jeremy Zimmer On Creating a More Humane Hollywood

Starting out in the proverbial mailroom over 40 years ago, Jeremy Zimmer has emerged as one of Tinseltown’s most powerful agents. In this conversation with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, Zimmer’s respect for those who choose the artist’s path is matched by his advocacy for creating a more equitable industry.

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Apr 23, 2019

UTA's Co-Founder and CEO Jeremy Zimmer On Creating a More Humane Hollywood

Starting out in the proverbial mailroom over 40 years ago, Jeremy Zimmer has emerged as one of Tinseltown’s most powerful agents. In this conversation with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, Zimmer’s respect for those who choose the artist’s path is matched by his advocacy for creating a more equitable industry.

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Apr 12, 2019

How Vice Media's New CEO Nancy Dubuc Is Transforming The Content Powerhouse

In her first year as CEO of Vice, Nancy Dubuc - a 20-year veteran of A&E Networks who had served as CEO for the last six - is solidifying the youth-focused, multi-platform media brand's content-centric strategy. Tune in as she tells LionTree Executive In Residence Betsy Morgan about her plans for the company and her focus on delivering business-building success for advertisers.

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Apr 12, 2019

How Vice Media's New CEO Nancy Dubuc Is Transforming The Content Powerhouse

In her first year as CEO of Vice, Nancy Dubuc - a 20-year veteran of A&E Networks who had served as CEO for the last six - is solidifying the youth-focused, multi-platform media brand's content-centric strategy. Tune in as she tells LionTree Executive In Residence Betsy Morgan about her plans for the company and her focus on delivering business-building success for advertisers.

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Mar 29, 2019

The Athletic's Alex Mather on Reimagining Sports Journalism, Team By Team

In a time of massive cutbacks in local media, subscription-based website The Athletic is breathing new life into sports journalism. Co-Founder Alex Mather sits with LionTree's Alex Michael to discuss the site's ad-free local coverage across 47 North American cities, and the company's commitment to providing veteran sports writers the best job they've ever had.

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Mar 29, 2019

The Athletic's Alex Mather on Reimagining Sports Journalism, Team By Team

In a time of massive cutbacks in local media, subscription-based website The Athletic is breathing new life into sports journalism. Co-Founder Alex Mather sits with LionTree's Alex Michael to discuss the site's ad-free local coverage across 47 North American cities, and the company's commitment to providing veteran sports writers the best job they've ever had.

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Mar 15, 2019

New York Times Columnist and Best-Selling Author David Brooks

On the occasion of our 50th show, we are excited to present a fireside chat with New York Times Op-Ed columnist and best-selling author David Brooks. On the eve of the release of his latest book, "The Second Mountain: The Quest For A Moral Life," Brooks speaks with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff about the experiences and realizations that went into his latest work, how to discern "happiness" from "joy" and the best way for us to emerge from this particularly fraught moment in human history.

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Mar 15, 2019

New York Times Columnist and Best-Selling Author David Brooks

On the occasion of our 50th show, we are excited to present a fireside chat with New York Times Op-Ed columnist and best-selling author David Brooks. On the eve of the release of his latest book, "The Second Mountain: The Quest For A Moral Life," Brooks speaks with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff about the experiences and realizations that went into his latest work, how to discern "happiness" from "joy" and the best way for us to emerge from this particularly fraught moment in human history.

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Mar 01, 2019

The Evolution of Audio with iHeartMedia's Bob Pittman and Rich Bressler

Tune in for an in-depth discussion about radio's reenergized role in the modern media landscape, as iHeartMedia's Robert Pittman (Chairman & CEO) and Richard Bressler (President, COO, CFO) talk about the company’s unique assets and approach. In conversation with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, Bob and Rich discuss why the audio sector continues to enthrall consumers and marketers alike, and how podcasting and their industry-leading events play into their strategy.

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Mar 01, 2019

The Evolution of Audio with iHeartMedia's Bob Pittman and Rich Bressler

Tune in for an in-depth discussion about radio's reenergized role in the modern media landscape, as iHeartMedia's Robert Pittman (Chairman & CEO) and Richard Bressler (President, COO, CFO) talk about the company’s unique assets and approach. In conversation with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, Bob and Rich discuss why the audio sector continues to enthrall consumers and marketers alike, and how podcasting and their industry-leading events play into their strategy.

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Feb 15, 2019

Max Conze, CEO of Germany's ProSiebenSat.1 Media, On Building A Multi-Platform Powerhouse

Listen in as Max Conze, who left innovative consumer tech company Dyson to take the helm of German conglomerate ProSiebenSat.1 less than a year ago, shares his vision for the diversified company. In a conversation with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, Max lays out his vision for ProSieben, which, in addition to owning Germany's largest broadcast network, a thriving production division and a massive e-commerce platform, has launched a new streaming partnership with Discovery.

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Feb 15, 2019

Max Conze, CEO of Germany's ProSiebenSat.1 Media, On Building A Multi-Platform Powerhouse

Listen in as Max Conze, who left innovative consumer tech company Dyson to take the helm of German conglomerate ProSiebenSat.1 less than a year ago, shares his vision for the diversified company. In a conversation with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, Max lays out his vision for ProSieben, which, in addition to owning Germany's largest broadcast network, a thriving production division and a massive e-commerce platform, has launched a new streaming partnership with Discovery.

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Feb 01, 2019

The Evolution of Outdoor Advertising with Ocean CEO Tim Bleakley

Amidst the disruption of traditional media, out-of-home advertising has not only thrived, but has also become a go-to outlet for the titans of content and technology. And, as Ocean Outdoor CEO Tim Bleakley tells LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, the sector's transformation from static boards to interactive, audience-aware screens - like the ones that comprise their breathtaking Piccadilly Lights display – has made them the ideal vehicle for capturing an elusive and mobile audience. Listen in to hear where the outdoor industry is headed.

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Feb 01, 2019

The Evolution of Outdoor Advertising with Ocean CEO Tim Bleakley

Amidst the disruption of traditional media, out-of-home advertising has not only thrived, but has also become a go-to outlet for the titans of content and technology. And, as Ocean Outdoor CEO Tim Bleakley tells LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, the sector's transformation from static boards to interactive, audience-aware screens - like the ones that comprise their breathtaking Piccadilly Lights display – has made them the ideal vehicle for capturing an elusive and mobile audience. Listen in to hear where the outdoor industry is headed.

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Jan 18, 2019

Hearst Magazines Chairman David Carey On Leadership, Transition and Social Impact

In his eight years as Hearst Magazines Chairman, David Carey has presided over some of the publisher's most successful magazine launches and the transformation of their advertising-centric business model. Now he is scaling a new mountain: becoming a fellow at the Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative, a program designed to give C-suite leaders a platform for enacting broader social impact. Tune in for an in-depth conversation with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff to hear all about David's tenure at Hearst and his next chapter.

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Jan 18, 2019

Hearst Magazines Chairman David Carey On Leadership, Transition and Social Impact

In his eight years as Hearst Magazines Chairman, David Carey has presided over some of the publisher's most successful magazine launches and the transformation of their advertising-centric business model. Now he is scaling a new mountain: becoming a fellow at the Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative, a program designed to give C-suite leaders a platform for enacting broader social impact. Tune in for an in-depth conversation with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff to hear all about David's tenure at Hearst and his next chapter.

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Jan 04, 2019

The 2019 Outlook

In what has become a KindredCast tradition, LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff sits with the company's public markets and IPO expert, Leslie Mallon, to discuss the themes, expectations and media sector trends to be on the lookout for in the coming year, from the advent of 5G and direct-to-consumer services to space exploration and the Live Events arena. Plus, you'll get an insider's look at Aryeh's much-discussed suggested reading list.

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Jan 04, 2019

The 2019 Outlook

In what has become a KindredCast tradition, LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff sits with the company's public markets and IPO expert, Leslie Mallon, to discuss the themes, expectations and media sector trends to be on the lookout for in the coming year, from the advent of 5G and direct-to-consumer services to space exploration and the Live Events arena. Plus, you'll get an insider's look at Aryeh's much-discussed suggested reading list.

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Dec 14, 2018

Mattel Chairman and CEO Ynon Kreiz

Join us for an engaging conversation with Mattel's recently appointed Chairman and CEO Ynon Kreiz and LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, recorded at LionTree's recent Media 2.0 Conference in Los Angeles. Kreiz, a seasoned media executive who previously served as Chairman and CEO of Maker Studios - which was acquired in 2014 by the Walt Disney Company - shares his vision for the transformation of the iconic kids entertainment brand in today's ever-evolving landscape.

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Dec 14, 2018

Mattel Chairman and CEO Ynon Kreiz

Join us for an engaging conversation with Mattel's recently appointed Chairman and CEO Ynon Kreiz and LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, recorded at LionTree's recent Media 2.0 Conference in Los Angeles. Kreiz, a seasoned media executive who previously served as Chairman and CEO of Maker Studios - which was acquired in 2014 by the Walt Disney Company - shares his vision for the transformation of the iconic kids entertainment brand in today's ever-evolving landscape.

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Nov 30, 2018

Wikipedia Co-Founder Jimmy Wales Lifts The Veil

Tune in for a fascinating conversation between Jimmy Wales - who co-founded the crowd-sourced, non-profit encyclopedia Wikipedia over 17 years ago - and Ed Vaizey, LionTree's London-based Executive in Residence and Member of Parliament. In addition to lifting the veil on the inner workings of the world's most-referenced informational resource, Wales gives some insight into a new project, WikiTribune, a news website where volunteers fact-check the latest stories utilizing long-established outlets.

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KindredCast

Nov 30, 2018

Wikipedia Co-Founder Jimmy Wales Lifts The Veil

Tune in for a fascinating conversation between Jimmy Wales - who co-founded the crowd-sourced, non-profit encyclopedia Wikipedia over 17 years ago - and Ed Vaizey, LionTree's London-based Executive in Residence and Member of Parliament. In addition to lifting the veil on the inner workings of the world's most-referenced informational resource, Wales gives some insight into a new project, WikiTribune, a news website where volunteers fact-check the latest stories utilizing long-established outlets.

KindredCast

Nov 16, 2018

The Microeconomics of the Soul with Dr. Habib Sadeghi

KindredCast embarks once again to Los Angeles for a revelatory conversation between LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff and Dr. Habib Sadeghi - or Dr. S - the co-Founder of Be Hive of Healing Integrative Medical Center, whose most recent book is "The Clarity Cleanse: 12 Steps to Finding Renewed Energy, Spiritual Fulfillment and Emotional Healing."The two discuss overcoming impossible obstacles and how busy leaders can benefit from a holistic approach to well-being.

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Nov 16, 2018

The Microeconomics of the Soul with Dr. Habib Sadeghi

KindredCast embarks once again to Los Angeles for a revelatory conversation between LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff and Dr. Habib Sadeghi - or Dr. S - the co-Founder of Be Hive of Healing Integrative Medical Center, whose most recent book is "The Clarity Cleanse: 12 Steps to Finding Renewed Energy, Spiritual Fulfillment and Emotional Healing."The two discuss overcoming impossible obstacles and how busy leaders can benefit from a holistic approach to well-being.

KindredCast

Nov 02, 2018

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle Interviews LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff

Today we turn the tables, as MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle - whose media career began after a 14-year stint in the finance industry - sits down to interview LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff as part of a very special event at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. The two discuss a variety of hot-button issues in the media and tech world. Aryeh even gets to sneak in a few questions of his own at the end.

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KindredCast

Nov 02, 2018

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle Interviews LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff

Today we turn the tables, as MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle - whose media career began after a 14-year stint in the finance industry - sits down to interview LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff as part of a very special event at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. The two discuss a variety of hot-button issues in the media and tech world. Aryeh even gets to sneak in a few questions of his own at the end.

KindredCast

Oct 19, 2018

Recode's Kara Swisher Takes On The Tech Titans

For our 40th episode, we sit down with Kara Swisher, the outspoken Executive Editor of Recode and host of their companion Recode Decode podcast. Speaking with co-founder of Magnet Companies and longtime LionTree Executive In Residence Betsy Morgan, Kara breaks down her unique interviewing style while opining on all of the industry's hot button issues, and why she hasn't been able to cash in on her prescient Bitcoin investment.

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KindredCast

Oct 19, 2018

Recode's Kara Swisher Takes On The Tech Titans

For our 40th episode, we sit down with Kara Swisher, the outspoken Executive Editor of Recode and host of their companion Recode Decode podcast. Speaking with co-founder of Magnet Companies and longtime LionTree Executive In Residence Betsy Morgan, Kara breaks down her unique interviewing style while opining on all of the industry's hot button issues, and why she hasn't been able to cash in on her prescient Bitcoin investment.

KindredCast

Oct 05, 2018

Moody's SVP Neil Begley Goes Deep On Today's Market Trends

Tune in for a fascinating conversation between Neil Begley, SVP/Senior Analyst at Moody's Investors Services and LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff. The pair discuss the need for balance between the equity markets and the debt markets and how to think about debt vis-à-vis the tech industry, among many other topics.

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KindredCast

Oct 05, 2018

Moody's SVP Neil Begley Goes Deep On Today's Market Trends

Tune in for a fascinating conversation between Neil Begley, SVP/Senior Analyst at Moody's Investors Services and LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff. The pair discuss the need for balance between the equity markets and the debt markets and how to think about debt vis-à-vis the tech industry, among many other topics.

KindredCast

Sep 21, 2018

New Spotify CCO Dawn Ostroff On What's Next For Streaming Services

Recently taking the reins as Spotify's Chief Content Officer, Dawn Ostroff's blockbuster career in media includes founding and serving as President of Conde Nast Entertainment and creating the CW Television Network, where she fostered hits such as "Gossip Girl" and "Vampire Diaries." Listen in as she tells LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff all about the new gig, as well as the secret behind her "Three P's" philosophy.

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KindredCast

Sep 21, 2018

New Spotify CCO Dawn Ostroff On What's Next For Streaming Services

Recently taking the reins as Spotify's Chief Content Officer, Dawn Ostroff's blockbuster career in media includes founding and serving as President of Conde Nast Entertainment and creating the CW Television Network, where she fostered hits such as "Gossip Girl" and "Vampire Diaries." Listen in as she tells LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff all about the new gig, as well as the secret behind her "Three P's" philosophy.

KindredCast

Sep 07, 2018

Staying Ageless With Take-Two Interactive Kingpin Strauss Zelnick

Tune in for an inspired blend of business acumen and fitness advice with Take-Two Interactive CEO/ZMC Founder Strauss Zelnick, a media mogul whose new book, "Becoming Ageless: The Four Secrets To Looking and Feeling Younger Than Ever" is out this month. Find out how he revitalized the publisher behind such mega-hits as "Grand Theft Auto," "Red Dead Redemption" and the "NBA2K" series.

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KindredCast

Sep 07, 2018

Staying Ageless With Take-Two Interactive Kingpin Strauss Zelnick

Tune in for an inspired blend of business acumen and fitness advice with Take-Two Interactive CEO/ZMC Founder Strauss Zelnick, a media mogul whose new book, "Becoming Ageless: The Four Secrets To Looking and Feeling Younger Than Ever" is out this month. Find out how he revitalized the publisher behind such mega-hits as "Grand Theft Auto," "Red Dead Redemption" and the "NBA2K" series.

KindredCast

Aug 24, 2018

Tennis Everyone with Sports Illustrated's Jon Wertheim and Tennis Channel CEO Ken Solomon

KindredCast decamps to Wimbledon for our first-ever 'doubles' show – legendary Sports Illustrated Executive Editor Jon Wertheim and Tennis Channel CEO Ken Solomon join LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff and go in-depth to discuss the sport and business of tennis and sports at large.

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Aug 24, 2018

Tennis Everyone with Sports Illustrated's Jon Wertheim and Tennis Channel CEO Ken Solomon

KindredCast decamps to Wimbledon for our first-ever 'doubles' show – legendary Sports Illustrated Executive Editor Jon Wertheim and Tennis Channel CEO Ken Solomon join LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff and go in-depth to discuss the sport and business of tennis and sports at large.

KindredCast

Aug 10, 2018

Sotheby's CEO Tad Smith On Building The Auction House Of Tomorrow

Appointed President and CEO of legendary auction house Sotheby's in 2015, Tad Smith has presided over rapid growth, digital transformation and some high profile acquisitions. Listen in as he tells LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff about the unique dynamics driving the business and how he plans to outpace the competition.

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KindredCast

Aug 10, 2018

Sotheby's CEO Tad Smith On Building The Auction House Of Tomorrow

Appointed President and CEO of legendary auction house Sotheby's in 2015, Tad Smith has presided over rapid growth, digital transformation and some high profile acquisitions. Listen in as he tells LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff about the unique dynamics driving the business and how he plans to outpace the competition.

KindredCast

Jul 27, 2018

"Candy Crush" and Beyond With King Digital CEO Riccardo Zacconi

Riccardo Zacconi, Co-Founder and CEO of King Digital Entertainment, sits with LionTree’s Ed Vaizey to discuss “Candy Crush” and the other blockbuster games that keep nearly 300 million monthly users glued to their phones – and what will keep them engaged well into the future.

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KindredCast

Jul 27, 2018

"Candy Crush" and Beyond With King Digital CEO Riccardo Zacconi

Riccardo Zacconi, Co-Founder and CEO of King Digital Entertainment, sits with LionTree’s Ed Vaizey to discuss “Candy Crush” and the other blockbuster games that keep nearly 300 million monthly users glued to their phones – and what will keep them engaged well into the future.

KindredCast

Jul 13, 2018

DraftKings CEO Jason Robins On The Future Of Sports Betting

Recorded live at LionTree Growth's 2018 Private Company Conference, DraftKings CEO Jason Robins and LionTree's Alex Michael sit down for a 1-on-1 chat about the changing world of fantasy sports and how the recent Supreme Court decision to allow state regulation of sports gambling will impact the space - a timely conversation.

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KindredCast

Jul 13, 2018

DraftKings CEO Jason Robins On The Future Of Sports Betting

Recorded live at LionTree Growth's 2018 Private Company Conference, DraftKings CEO Jason Robins and LionTree's Alex Michael sit down for a 1-on-1 chat about the changing world of fantasy sports and how the recent Supreme Court decision to allow state regulation of sports gambling will impact the space - a timely conversation.

KindredCast

Jun 22, 2018

AMC Networks President & CEO Josh Sapan On Building A Content Powerhouse

In his 23+ years leading AMC Networks, CEO Josh Sapan has transformed the cable channel into one of the leading lights of TV’s “Golden Age,” with multi-award winning, culture-defining hits such as “Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad,” “The Walking Dead” and more recently “Better Call Saul” and “Killing Eve.” In this eye-opening conversation with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, Josh details the steps he took to position the AMC brands – which include BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV and We TV – for sustained success in the ever-evolving media landscape.

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KindredCast

Jun 22, 2018

AMC Networks President & CEO Josh Sapan On Building A Content Powerhouse

In his 23+ years leading AMC Networks, CEO Josh Sapan has transformed the cable channel into one of the leading lights of TV’s “Golden Age,” with multi-award winning, culture-defining hits such as “Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad,” “The Walking Dead” and more recently “Better Call Saul” and “Killing Eve.” In this eye-opening conversation with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, Josh details the steps he took to position the AMC brands – which include BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV and We TV – for sustained success in the ever-evolving media landscape.

KindredCast

Jun 08, 2018

Apple Music Head of Content Larry Jackson On His Artist-Centric Success

Only 37, Apple Music's Head of Content Larry Jackson has had the good fortune to make hits with everyone from Whitney Houston and Drake to Chief Keef and Lana Del Rey. Here he sits with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff for a long and intimate chat about his life, career and the challenges and rewards of his artist-centric approach on behalf of the US's fastest growing music service.

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KindredCast

Jun 08, 2018

Apple Music Head of Content Larry Jackson On His Artist-Centric Success

Only 37, Apple Music's Head of Content Larry Jackson has had the good fortune to make hits with everyone from Whitney Houston and Drake to Chief Keef and Lana Del Rey. Here he sits with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff for a long and intimate chat about his life, career and the challenges and rewards of his artist-centric approach on behalf of the US's fastest growing music service.

KindredCast

May 25, 2018

Global Economist Dr. Dambisa Moyo On How To Make Democracy More Equitable

Join us this week as Economist and four-time New York Times best-selling author Dr. Dambisa Moyo sits with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff to discuss the fundamental issues plaguing the world economy. She discusses the bold, 10-point plan that is the focus of her brand-new book “Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy is Failing To Deliver Economic Growth – And How To Fix It.” It’s an important conversation that couldn’t be more timely.

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May 25, 2018

Global Economist Dr. Dambisa Moyo On How To Make Democracy More Equitable

Join us this week as Economist and four-time New York Times best-selling author Dr. Dambisa Moyo sits with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff to discuss the fundamental issues plaguing the world economy. She discusses the bold, 10-point plan that is the focus of her brand-new book “Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy is Failing To Deliver Economic Growth – And How To Fix It.” It’s an important conversation that couldn’t be more timely.

KindredCast

May 11, 2018

Formula 1's Sean Bratches On Reimagining A Legendary Racing Brand

KindredCast heads back to London to catch up with Sean Bratches, the recently appointed Managing Director, Commercial Operations for Formula 1. Sean, a 27-year veteran of ESPN, tells LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff about his F1 remit and the steps he’s taking to launch a formidable commercial effort and bring the venerable brand into the future.

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May 11, 2018

Formula 1's Sean Bratches On Reimagining A Legendary Racing Brand

KindredCast heads back to London to catch up with Sean Bratches, the recently appointed Managing Director, Commercial Operations for Formula 1. Sean, a 27-year veteran of ESPN, tells LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff about his F1 remit and the steps he’s taking to launch a formidable commercial effort and bring the venerable brand into the future.

KindredCast

Apr 27, 2018

Randi Zuckerberg On Breaking Through Silicon Valley's Boys' Club and Facebook's Early Days

Zuckerberg Media CEO Randi Zuckerberg - entrepreneur, investor, best-selling author, TV producer and radio host - joins LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff to talk about a multitude of topics in the tech-media nexus, from the need for strong female role models to the whirlwind early days of Facebook. She even divulges her secret weapon for getting meetings in the Valley.

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Apr 27, 2018

Randi Zuckerberg On Breaking Through Silicon Valley's Boys' Club and Facebook's Early Days

Zuckerberg Media CEO Randi Zuckerberg - entrepreneur, investor, best-selling author, TV producer and radio host - joins LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff to talk about a multitude of topics in the tech-media nexus, from the need for strong female role models to the whirlwind early days of Facebook. She even divulges her secret weapon for getting meetings in the Valley.

KindredCast

Apr 13, 2018

Former FCC Chairman and Managing Director at The Carlyle Group Julius Genachowski

Julius Genachowski, who served as FCC Chairman during the Obama administration and now is a Managing Director at The Carlyle Group, sits down with LionTree Executive in Residence and Member of Parliament Ed Vaizey. Listen in as the pair discuss the outlook for net neutrality, the evolving landscape for large tech companies, the pending AT&T/Time Warner deal and Carlyle's investment strategies in TMT. A timely conversation.

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KindredCast

Apr 13, 2018

Former FCC Chairman and Managing Director at The Carlyle Group Julius Genachowski

Julius Genachowski, who served as FCC Chairman during the Obama administration and now is a Managing Director at The Carlyle Group, sits down with LionTree Executive in Residence and Member of Parliament Ed Vaizey. Listen in as the pair discuss the outlook for net neutrality, the evolving landscape for large tech companies, the pending AT&T/Time Warner deal and Carlyle's investment strategies in TMT. A timely conversation.

KindredCast

Mar 30, 2018

Supermodel/Entrepreneur Karlie Kloss & Rent The Runway/Code Eight Co-Founder Jennifer Fleiss

Listen in as rock stars Karlie Kloss and Jennifer Fleiss join LionTree Executive in Residence Betsy Morgan to break down the secrets to their success, from Karlie channeling her first-person perspective on the fashion world into global brand ambassadorship to Jennifer seizing on an unmet need to create an addictive new way to stay fashionable. Hear how they are now using their perches to raise up a new generation of female entrepreneurs.

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KindredCast

Mar 30, 2018

Supermodel/Entrepreneur Karlie Kloss & Rent The Runway/Code Eight Co-Founder Jennifer Fleiss

Listen in as rock stars Karlie Kloss and Jennifer Fleiss join LionTree Executive in Residence Betsy Morgan to break down the secrets to their success, from Karlie channeling her first-person perspective on the fashion world into global brand ambassadorship to Jennifer seizing on an unmet need to create an addictive new way to stay fashionable. Hear how they are now using their perches to raise up a new generation of female entrepreneurs.

KindredCast

Mar 16, 2018

Oath CEO and AOL/Google Veteran Tim Armstrong

From starting his own newspaper in Boston to leadership roles at the biggest media companies of our day - including Verizon-owned Oath, AOL and Google - Tim Armstrong has a storied career. Listen as he and LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff cover a range of topics, from the opportunities for the brands he oversees - including Yahoo!, AOL, HuffPo, TechCrunch, RYOTand many others - to flourish under Verizon to why Google Co-Founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page balked when he wanted to buy a fax machine back in the day.

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KindredCast

Mar 16, 2018

Oath CEO and AOL/Google Veteran Tim Armstrong

From starting his own newspaper in Boston to leadership roles at the biggest media companies of our day - including Verizon-owned Oath, AOL and Google - Tim Armstrong has a storied career. Listen as he and LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff cover a range of topics, from the opportunities for the brands he oversees - including Yahoo!, AOL, HuffPo, TechCrunch, RYOTand many others - to flourish under Verizon to why Google Co-Founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page balked when he wanted to buy a fax machine back in the day.

KindredCast

Mar 02, 2018

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

Secretary Madeleine Albright, the first-ever woman to hold the position, regales LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff with a bevy of stories, from her family's immigration to the US to her surreal encounter with North Korea's "Dear Leader." She also tells us why she titled her upcoming book "Fascism: A Warning."

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KindredCast

Mar 02, 2018

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

Secretary Madeleine Albright, the first-ever woman to hold the position, regales LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff with a bevy of stories, from her family's immigration to the US to her surreal encounter with North Korea's "Dear Leader." She also tells us why she titled her upcoming book "Fascism: A Warning."

KindredCast

Feb 16, 2018

Hearst CCO and "The Bold Type" Co-Creator Joanna Coles

Equal parts outspoken and hilarious, Joanna Coles launched her storied career as a tenacious UK journalist, scaling the media heights to become Hearst's first-ever Chief Creative Officer as well as the inspiration for and Executive Producer of the hit TV series "The Bold Type." Listen as she and LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff discuss her modest beginnings, print's role in the current media landscape and how she became the only female board member of Snap.

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KindredCast

Feb 16, 2018

Hearst CCO and "The Bold Type" Co-Creator Joanna Coles

Equal parts outspoken and hilarious, Joanna Coles launched her storied career as a tenacious UK journalist, scaling the media heights to become Hearst's first-ever Chief Creative Officer as well as the inspiration for and Executive Producer of the hit TV series "The Bold Type." Listen as she and LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff discuss her modest beginnings, print's role in the current media landscape and how she became the only female board member of Snap.

KindredCast

Feb 02, 2018

Barstool Sports CEO Erika Nardini On Evolving A Passionate Brand

Growing from an opinionated and irreverent sports blog into a global brand, Barstool Sports is a case study in staying true to its audience. Recently appointed CEO Erika Nardini sits with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, Executive In Residence Betsy Morgan and a very special guest to talk about their growth, their challenges and their course for the future.

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KindredCast

Feb 02, 2018

Barstool Sports CEO Erika Nardini On Evolving A Passionate Brand

Growing from an opinionated and irreverent sports blog into a global brand, Barstool Sports is a case study in staying true to its audience. Recently appointed CEO Erika Nardini sits with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff, Executive In Residence Betsy Morgan and a very special guest to talk about their growth, their challenges and their course for the future.

KindredCast

Jan 19, 2018

Weight Watchers President and CEO Mindy Grossman on Starting The New Year Right

Though she only became President and CEO of Weight Watchers International, Inc. in May of last year, Mindy Grossman has already had a tremendous impact on the company’s success. Just in time for a healthy new year, she regales LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff with her approach to wellness, her guiding philosophy of “productive discomfort” and the benefits on partnering with Oprah and DJ Khaled.

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KindredCast

Jan 19, 2018

Weight Watchers President and CEO Mindy Grossman on Starting The New Year Right

Though she only became President and CEO of Weight Watchers International, Inc. in May of last year, Mindy Grossman has already had a tremendous impact on the company’s success. Just in time for a healthy new year, she regales LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff with her approach to wellness, her guiding philosophy of “productive discomfort” and the benefits on partnering with Oprah and DJ Khaled.

KindredCast

Jan 05, 2018

The LionTree 2018 Forecast

What are the biggest trends and themes that will drive media and tech in 2018? Where will the next deals come from, and how will the political and economic climate drive the global marketplace? Listen in as LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff and public markets expert and head of LionTree’s Institutional Investor Platform Leslie Mallon discuss what we should expect in the year to come.

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KindredCast

Jan 05, 2018

The LionTree 2018 Forecast

What are the biggest trends and themes that will drive media and tech in 2018? Where will the next deals come from, and how will the political and economic climate drive the global marketplace? Listen in as LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff and public markets expert and head of LionTree’s Institutional Investor Platform Leslie Mallon discuss what we should expect in the year to come.

KindredCast

Dec 22, 2017

Maximizing Global Impact with TPG Growth Founder/Rise Fund CEO Bill McGlashan

Bill McGlashan, the Founder and Managing Partner of TPG Growth and a Co-Founder - along with Jeff Skoll and U2's Bono - of the Rise Fund speaks to his commitment to achieving positive social and environmental outcomes alongside competitive financial returns. The $2.1 billon Rise Fund is considered the largest private impact fund ever raised. His conversation with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff spans global opportunities, the value of raising up local entrepreneurs and how to harmonize one's life's work with one's life.

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KindredCast

Dec 22, 2017

Maximizing Global Impact with TPG Growth Founder/Rise Fund CEO Bill McGlashan

Bill McGlashan, the Founder and Managing Partner of TPG Growth and a Co-Founder - along with Jeff Skoll and U2's Bono - of the Rise Fund speaks to his commitment to achieving positive social and environmental outcomes alongside competitive financial returns. The $2.1 billon Rise Fund is considered the largest private impact fund ever raised. His conversation with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff spans global opportunities, the value of raising up local entrepreneurs and how to harmonize one's life's work with one's life.

KindredCast

Dec 01, 2017

Hollywood Legend Ron Meyer, Vice Chairman of NBCUniversal

LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff hosts a fascinating conversation with one of the lions of the industry, Ron Meyer. A high school drop-out and marine, Ron’s business savvy and people-centric style has made him one of the most successful and longest-serving studio heads in Hollywood.

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KindredCast

Dec 01, 2017

Hollywood Legend Ron Meyer, Vice Chairman of NBCUniversal

LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff hosts a fascinating conversation with one of the lions of the industry, Ron Meyer. A high school drop-out and marine, Ron’s business savvy and people-centric style has made him one of the most successful and longest-serving studio heads in Hollywood.

KindredCast

Nov 22, 2017

Harris Blitzer CEO Scott O'Neil on the Sixers, the Devils and the Modern Day Sports Franchise

Scott O'Neil, CEO of the recently formed sports juggernaut Harris Blitzer, sits down with LionTree's Alex Michael and Lyle Ayes to discuss the 76ers, the Devils, esports and the multitude of opportunities available to HB's cache of valuable sports and entertainment properties.

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KindredCast

Nov 22, 2017

Harris Blitzer CEO Scott O'Neil on the Sixers, the Devils and the Modern Day Sports Franchise

Scott O'Neil, CEO of the recently formed sports juggernaut Harris Blitzer, sits down with LionTree's Alex Michael and Lyle Ayes to discuss the 76ers, the Devils, esports and the multitude of opportunities available to HB's cache of valuable sports and entertainment properties.

KindredCast

Nov 10, 2017

Hollywood Legend and Dodgers Co-Owner Peter Guber Talks With Aryeh

Recorded just after the conclusion of the thrilling LA Dodgers World Series, Peter Guber - legendary film producer, professor and best-selling author - chats with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff about his career at the forefront of entertainment and sports in a frank and entertaining dialogue.

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Nov 10, 2017

Hollywood Legend and Dodgers Co-Owner Peter Guber Talks With Aryeh

Recorded just after the conclusion of the thrilling LA Dodgers World Series, Peter Guber - legendary film producer, professor and best-selling author - chats with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff about his career at the forefront of entertainment and sports in a frank and entertaining dialogue.

KindredCast

Oct 27, 2017

The Information Founder Jessica Lessin On Tech's Biggest Stories

LionTree Executive In Residence Betsy Morgan gets the scoop from Jessica Lessin, whose relatively new media company "The Information" has doubled subscribers over the last year and prompted multiple outlets - including Jessica's former employer the Wall Street Journal - to follow their stories.

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Oct 27, 2017

The Information Founder Jessica Lessin On Tech's Biggest Stories

LionTree Executive In Residence Betsy Morgan gets the scoop from Jessica Lessin, whose relatively new media company "The Information" has doubled subscribers over the last year and prompted multiple outlets - including Jessica's former employer the Wall Street Journal - to follow their stories.

KindredCast

Oct 13, 2017

Aryeh Talks With Scripps Networks Interactive CEO Ken Lowe

In a career-spanning conversation, Ken Lowe - who built such powerhouse brands as HGTV, The Food Network and the Travel Channel - reveals all: his humble beginnings as a commercial DJ (with Rick Dees); the power of affinity marketing; and what's next for Scripps as they are acquired by Discovery.For more information and content from the show, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Also check us out on iHeartRadio and TuneIn.

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Oct 13, 2017

Aryeh Talks With Scripps Networks Interactive CEO Ken Lowe

In a career-spanning conversation, Ken Lowe - who built such powerhouse brands as HGTV, The Food Network and the Travel Channel - reveals all: his humble beginnings as a commercial DJ (with Rick Dees); the power of affinity marketing; and what's next for Scripps as they are acquired by Discovery.For more information and content from the show, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Also check us out on iHeartRadio and TuneIn.

KindredCast

Sep 29, 2017

Crooked Media's Jon Favreau On How Podcasting Will Save America

Crooked Media Co-Founder and "Pod Save America" Co-Host Jon Favreau talks to us about his company's meteoric rise to the top of the iTunes podcast charts, the potential for podcasting to spur activism and what’s next for him and his crew of Obama veterans. For more information and content from the show, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Also check us out on IHeartRadio and TuneIn. Please read before listening: www.liontree.com/podcast-notices.html

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Sep 29, 2017

Crooked Media's Jon Favreau On How Podcasting Will Save America

Crooked Media Co-Founder and "Pod Save America" Co-Host Jon Favreau talks to us about his company's meteoric rise to the top of the iTunes podcast charts, the potential for podcasting to spur activism and what’s next for him and his crew of Obama veterans. For more information and content from the show, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Also check us out on IHeartRadio and TuneIn. Please read before listening: www.liontree.com/podcast-notices.html

KindredCast

Sep 15, 2017

CBS Chairman and CEO Les Moonves And Aryeh Discuss Media's Digital Renaissance

With decades of content-first leadership and a roster of hit shows to show for it, CBS's Leslie Moonves talks with Aryeh about the digital future of CBS. Frank and insightful, the conversation is a rare snapshot of the inner workings of one of the most durable and successful media companies. For more information and content from the show, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and now Facebook. Also check us out on IHeartRadio.

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KindredCast

Sep 15, 2017

CBS Chairman and CEO Les Moonves And Aryeh Discuss Media's Digital Renaissance

With decades of content-first leadership and a roster of hit shows to show for it, CBS's Leslie Moonves talks with Aryeh about the digital future of CBS. Frank and insightful, the conversation is a rare snapshot of the inner workings of one of the most durable and successful media companies. For more information and content from the show, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and now Facebook. Also check us out on IHeartRadio.

KindredCast

Sep 01, 2017

Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino and Aryeh Discuss The Future of Live Entertainment

Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino; a chart-topper in Billboard';s Power 100 List - sits with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff to discuss his company's amazing growth - serving over 80 millions fans. They delve into the live business and discuss the new "Verified Fan" program powering shows for Bruce Springsteen and Taylor Swift, among others For more information and content from the show, follow us on Twitter and Instagram

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KindredCast

Sep 01, 2017

Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino and Aryeh Discuss The Future of Live Entertainment

Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino; a chart-topper in Billboard';s Power 100 List - sits with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff to discuss his company's amazing growth - serving over 80 millions fans. They delve into the live business and discuss the new "Verified Fan" program powering shows for Bruce Springsteen and Taylor Swift, among others For more information and content from the show, follow us on Twitter and Instagram

KindredCast

Aug 13, 2017

Aryeh Speaks With Former NBA Commissioner David Stern

LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff sits down for an intimate conversation with former NBA Commissioner David Stern, under whose 30-year tenure the league transformed into a multi-billion dollar, global juggernaut. Stern takes us through the league’s amazing expansion, his biggest challenges and what the future holds as he transitions into a diversified tech investor. For more information and content from the show, follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@KindredCast). Please read before listening: www.liontree.com/podcast-notices.html

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Aug 13, 2017

Aryeh Speaks With Former NBA Commissioner David Stern

LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff sits down for an intimate conversation with former NBA Commissioner David Stern, under whose 30-year tenure the league transformed into a multi-billion dollar, global juggernaut. Stern takes us through the league’s amazing expansion, his biggest challenges and what the future holds as he transitions into a diversified tech investor. For more information and content from the show, follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@KindredCast). Please read before listening: www.liontree.com/podcast-notices.html

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Jul 30, 2017

Meet The Co-Founders of theSkimm, Oprah’s Favorite New Media Company

LionTree Executive in Residence Betsy Morgan sits down with Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin, co-founders of theSkimm -- a newsletter-driven media company that reaches over 6 million folks daily (including Oprah, Michelle Obama and Sarah Jessica Parker to name a few). Launched in 2012 with the mission of "making it easier to be smarter" about news and current events, theSkimm has evolved into a diversified lifestyle brand, with 25,000 "Skimm’bassadors," savvy cross-media components, an influential book club and many more real-world extensions.

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Jul 30, 2017

Meet The Co-Founders of theSkimm, Oprah’s Favorite New Media Company

LionTree Executive in Residence Betsy Morgan sits down with Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin, co-founders of theSkimm -- a newsletter-driven media company that reaches over 6 million folks daily (including Oprah, Michelle Obama and Sarah Jessica Parker to name a few). Launched in 2012 with the mission of "making it easier to be smarter" about news and current events, theSkimm has evolved into a diversified lifestyle brand, with 25,000 "Skimm’bassadors," savvy cross-media components, an influential book club and many more real-world extensions.

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Jul 16, 2017

Unicorn Hunter Jason Calacanis On His New Book Angel

On the heels of LionTree's Private Company conference at the New York Stock Exchange, featuring the CEO's of three unicorns (WeWork, Warby Parker, BAMTech), Alex Michael sits down with author and angel investor Jason Calacanis to get the inside scoop on his new book, "Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups-Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 Into $100,000,000." Hear about Calacanis's biggest wins (and losses) and get tons of insight into technology investing. For more information and content from the show, follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@KindredCast).

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Jul 16, 2017

Unicorn Hunter Jason Calacanis On His New Book Angel

On the heels of LionTree's Private Company conference at the New York Stock Exchange, featuring the CEO's of three unicorns (WeWork, Warby Parker, BAMTech), Alex Michael sits down with author and angel investor Jason Calacanis to get the inside scoop on his new book, "Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups-Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 Into $100,000,000." Hear about Calacanis's biggest wins (and losses) and get tons of insight into technology investing. For more information and content from the show, follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@KindredCast).

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Jun 19, 2017

Aryeh Speaks With Gustavo and Adriana Cisneros; Unicorn Brent Hoberman On European Start-Ups

In this show we focus on the global TMT outlook. First up is a rare keynote fireside chat with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff and Gustavo (Chairman) and Adriana (CEO) Cisneros, the father-daughter duo who run the eponymous Latin American powerhouse. Their conversation was recorded at this month's eMerge Americas conference. Then, after a Brexit-themed quiz question, we remain in the UK for a lively conversation between LionTree Executive in Residence Ed Vaizey and UK unicorn/Founder's Forum creator Brent Hoberman.

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Jun 19, 2017

Aryeh Speaks With Gustavo and Adriana Cisneros; Unicorn Brent Hoberman On European Start-Ups

In this show we focus on the global TMT outlook. First up is a rare keynote fireside chat with LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff and Gustavo (Chairman) and Adriana (CEO) Cisneros, the father-daughter duo who run the eponymous Latin American powerhouse. Their conversation was recorded at this month's eMerge Americas conference. Then, after a Brexit-themed quiz question, we remain in the UK for a lively conversation between LionTree Executive in Residence Ed Vaizey and UK unicorn/Founder's Forum creator Brent Hoberman.

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Jun 04, 2017

The Conclusion of Aryeh's Talk With Prof. Daniel Kahneman; Drone Racing Takes Off

LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff and psychologist, economist and Nobel Prize recipient Prof. Daniel Kahneman conclude their thought-provoking conversation at Hebrew University's Nexus conference. Also, public markets expert Leslie Mallon considers advances in tracking advertising efficacy; LionTree's Alex Michael interviews Drone Racing League CEO Nick Horbaczewski; and we hear how millennials are disrupting real estate.

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Jun 04, 2017

The Conclusion of Aryeh's Talk With Prof. Daniel Kahneman; Drone Racing Takes Off

LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff and psychologist, economist and Nobel Prize recipient Prof. Daniel Kahneman conclude their thought-provoking conversation at Hebrew University's Nexus conference. Also, public markets expert Leslie Mallon considers advances in tracking advertising efficacy; LionTree's Alex Michael interviews Drone Racing League CEO Nick Horbaczewski; and we hear how millennials are disrupting real estate.

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May 26, 2017

Aryeh Talks With Nobel Laureate Prof. Daniel Kahneman; Debating The Role of Technology in Elections

We are excited to present Part I of LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff's conversation with psychologist, economist and Nobel Prize recipient Prof. Daniel Kahneman at the Hebrew University's recent Nexus: Israel conference. Also, public markets expert Leslie Mallon weighs in on the coming AI revolution, and we debut a new segment called "Lion Vs. Lamb,"featuring a spirited debate about the promise and pitfalls of technology in elections.

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May 26, 2017

Aryeh Talks With Nobel Laureate Prof. Daniel Kahneman; Debating The Role of Technology in Elections

We are excited to present Part I of LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff's conversation with psychologist, economist and Nobel Prize recipient Prof. Daniel Kahneman at the Hebrew University's recent Nexus: Israel conference. Also, public markets expert Leslie Mallon weighs in on the coming AI revolution, and we debut a new segment called "Lion Vs. Lamb,"featuring a spirited debate about the promise and pitfalls of technology in elections.

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May 12, 2017

Talking With Peter Kafka, Cord-Cutting Accelerates and The Music Biz Rebounds

For this episode of KindredCast, we chat with Recode Media Senior Editor and podcast host extraordinaire Peter Kafka; LionTree's public markets expert Leslie Mallon explores the onslaught of cord-cutting; and we examine the music industry's reversal of fortune.

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May 12, 2017

Talking With Peter Kafka, Cord-Cutting Accelerates and The Music Biz Rebounds

For this episode of KindredCast, we chat with Recode Media Senior Editor and podcast host extraordinaire Peter Kafka; LionTree's public markets expert Leslie Mallon explores the onslaught of cord-cutting; and we examine the music industry's reversal of fortune.

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Apr 28, 2017

Andrew Ross Sorkin Chats with Aryeh Bourkoff, and Big Moves in Ecommerce

In this episode of KindredCast, LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff speaks with triple threat (NY Times DealBook, CNBC anchor, "Billions" Co-Creator/EP) Andrew Ross Sorkin; LionTree's public markets expert Leslie Mallon digs into the recent wireless spectrum auction; and we look at blockbuster ecommerce acquisitions while pondering the importance of cybersecurity and online privacy from the millennial perspective.

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Apr 28, 2017

Andrew Ross Sorkin Chats with Aryeh Bourkoff, and Big Moves in Ecommerce

In this episode of KindredCast, LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff speaks with triple threat (NY Times DealBook, CNBC anchor, "Billions" Co-Creator/EP) Andrew Ross Sorkin; LionTree's public markets expert Leslie Mallon digs into the recent wireless spectrum auction; and we look at blockbuster ecommerce acquisitions while pondering the importance of cybersecurity and online privacy from the millennial perspective.

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Apr 14, 2017

Automation, Chatbots and Part 2 of Aryeh Bourkoff's Interview with Scooter Braun

In this episode of KindredCast, LionTree's public markets expert Leslie Mallon looks at the implications of automation and the evolution of the OTT TV space; we hear the fascinating conclusion of LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff's interview with music and entertainment trailblazer Scooter Braun; we pick your brain with an intriguing quiz; and in Kindling, we look into the chatbot revolution.

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Apr 14, 2017

Automation, Chatbots and Part 2 of Aryeh Bourkoff's Interview with Scooter Braun

In this episode of KindredCast, LionTree's public markets expert Leslie Mallon looks at the implications of automation and the evolution of the OTT TV space; we hear the fascinating conclusion of LionTree CEO Aryeh Bourkoff's interview with music and entertainment trailblazer Scooter Braun; we pick your brain with an intriguing quiz; and in Kindling, we look into the chatbot revolution.

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Mar 31, 2017

The Launch of KindredCast with Aryeh Bourkoff - Interview with Scooter Braun

KindredCast brings you news, views and insights from the world of media and technology. Produced and curated by leading independent TMT investment bank LionTree, the podcast combines investment commentary and analysis with topical quiz questions and interviews from industry thought leaders. In this debut episode of LionTree's KindredCast, public markets expert Leslie Mallon outlines key TMT sector themes; LionTree CEO and Founder Aryeh Bourkoff sits down with music and entertainment trailblazer Scooter Braun (manager of Justin Bieber and Kanye West); we pick your brain with an intriguing quiz; and we explore where millennials are spending their lunch hours.

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Mar 31, 2017

The Launch of KindredCast with Aryeh Bourkoff - Interview with Scooter Braun

KindredCast brings you news, views and insights from the world of media and technology. Produced and curated by leading independent TMT investment bank LionTree, the podcast combines investment commentary and analysis with topical quiz questions and interviews from industry thought leaders. In this debut episode of LionTree's KindredCast, public markets expert Leslie Mallon outlines key TMT sector themes; LionTree CEO and Founder Aryeh Bourkoff sits down with music and entertainment trailblazer Scooter Braun (manager of Justin Bieber and Kanye West); we pick your brain with an intriguing quiz; and we explore where millennials are spending their lunch hours.

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