Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 22: Blackstone CTO Bill Murphy

Dan and Anthony are joined by Blackstone CTO Bill Murphy, who talks business vs. technology, vendor pitches and much more.

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Sell-Side Technology deputy editor Dan DeFrancesco and WatersTechnology US editor Anthony Malakian record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.

Dan and Anthony welcome their inaugural guest, Blackston CTO Bill Murphy. Bill discusses what bothers him about the "business vs. technology" debate (1:30), what makes a good, and bad, vendor pitch (12:00) and what he looks for when hiring someone (17:30). The guys also discuss the US Open (22:28) and the NBA finals (28:23). 

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Links to articles discussed:

Empire Builder: Blackstone CTO Bill Murphy

 

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Dan: @dandefrancesco; [email protected] 

 

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Past episodes:

Episode 1: Bloomberg Terminals, Work Force Issues

Episode 2: Blockchain, StatPro-Investor Analytics Merger

Episode 3: Dark Pools, SEC, Enterprise Risk 

Episode 4: Flash Crash, MiFID II, Blockchain on the Buy Side, DMMs

Episode 5: Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 5: Linux Vulnerability, Bitcoin vs. Blockchain

Episode 6: FBI vs. Apple, LSE-Deutsche Börse Merger

Episode 7: Machine Learning, Climbing the Corporate Ladder

Episode 8: Consolidation of Risk Platforms, Open Source

Episode 9: Cyber Risk North America, Deutsche Börse-LSE Deal

Episode 10: Markit-IHS Merger, FIA Boca

Episode 11: Future of Exchanges, Bussmann Departure, Apple-FBI Closure

Episode 12: Open Source, Reg AT, Panama Papers

Episode 13: TruMid, Innovation Labs

Episode 14: NATAS, Sell-Side Technology Awards

Episode 15: Consolidated Audit Trail

Episode 16: Sifma Ops, Nasdaq, Fixed Income

Episode 17: Regulatory Landscape, Fixed Income, Blockchain

Episode 18: Dos and Don'ts for PR People

Episode 19: BNP's Growth Plans, Buy Side KYC

Episode 20: CAT, Unbundling Research, June Features

Episode 21: Toronto Information and Tech Summit, Fintech Regulation

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