Waters Wavelength Podcast: Symphony’s Brad Levy

Symphony’s CEO Brad Levy joins to discuss the future direction for the company and ESG data and analytics.

Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor, and Anthony Malakian, Editor-in-Chief of WatersTechnology, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.


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This week, Brad Levy, CEO of Symphony, joins Tony on the podcast. They discuss Levy’s vision for Symphony going forward and how his managing style has changed since 2020.

7:30 – Brad Levy joins the podcast and talks about his vision for Symphony. 

10:30 – Brad chats about moving towards a markets-focused platform, extending to buy-side firms. 

14:00 – The journey from a messaging system leveraging chat to a collaboration platform. 

18:00 – Brad discusses Symphony’s acquisition of Amenity Analytics. 

19:00 – Know your incentive and intention of AI.

22:30 – Brad and Tony discuss the challenges surrounding the current state of ESG. 

27:30 – Brad talks about how his management style changed during the pandemic.

34:00 – Thoughts on industry adoption of open-source, large language models and generative AI, blockchain 

Contact Info: 

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners.

Wei-Shen Wong: + 852 3411 4758;  wei-shen.wong@infopro-digital.com

Anthony Malakian: + 1 646 490 3973; anthony.malakian@infopro-digital.com

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