#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 43: Female Leaders in Technology

“Women are over mentored and under sponsored. Mentors are just a nice relationship. But a sponsor is the one who’s going to move the needle for you. We need more sponsors to ensure women are ready to be promoted to their next position.” — Christina Townsend, Head of Platform Strategy for Advisor Solutions, BNY Mellon […]

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 41: Highlight Reel #2 from the T3 Advisor Conference

“What we’re trying to do is help firms streamline the development process so they can create unique experiences at scale. Think of it as personalization at scale, not just for large firms, but leveling the playing field for smaller firms like RIAs to be able to create a unicorn experience. Paint the picture, if you […]

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep 37: Superior Views of Industry Data with Jean Sullivan

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“We’ve developed methodologies that provide our clients with views on industry data that don’t currently exist.” — Jean Sullivan, Head of Research, Ezra Group Consulting Jean Sullivan has over 15 years of industry experience. She began her career with Cerulli Associates, then went on to launch her own firm, Dover Financial Research.  She patterned with […]

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep 35: Putting the Human Advisor Front & Center

“The ones that will really excel in the next 10 years are those people getting back to that Socratic selling and skillsets that many of us grew up in the industry learning about because the tech was so bad. But now that the tech is getting so good, the hard part is putting it all […]

The Jedi Masters of Client Experience

In our industry, enterprise tools are archaic and hard to use, so the bar is set very low. There’s tons of opportunities for new entrants that can deliver better advisor experience. — Mike Sha , CEO, SigFig David Canter, Executive VP, Head of the RIASegment, Fidelity Clearing & Custody Solutions, and Mike Sha, CEO and […]

Everything You Missed from the InvestWest Conference 2019

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There’s something to be said for holding a conference in the Bay Area. It’s much easier for the best and brightest of Silicon Valley to stop by and share a few words of wisdom.  This was the second year of the Invest West Conference and it didn’t disappoint with wealth management industry stars such as Wealthfront’s CEO […]