Category: Podcasts

14 Mar 2024

Optimizing the Supply Chain: Private Equity, Automation, and Economic Indicators in Logistics with Chris Jamroz

This episode is a fascinating deep dive into the complex world of logistics. Our guest is Chris Jamroz, CEO of Roadrunner, a serial logistics entrepreneur who has indeed seen and done it all over his career. Chris provides colorful anecdotes about his past 100+ acquisitions and turnarounds, including the challenges and lessons learned along the […]

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29 Feb 2024

Miami Hedge Fund week Panel 2024 Part II: Increasing Accessibility of Alternative Investments

Join us for the second half of our panel discussions during this year’s Hedge Fund Week in Miami as we explore increasing accessibility of alternative investments through new ETF products and strategies. We’ve got Rodrigo Gordillo (@RodGordilloP) taking reigns from the quantitative perspective, Jerry Parker (@rjparkerjr09) talking trend following, Bob Elliot (@BobEUnlimited) on replication and […]

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22 Feb 2024

Set Phasers to Stocks+Discretionary Global Macro – with Dynamic Alpha

From NASA to Star Trek, Brad Barrie and David Johnson of @DynamicAlphaSol discuss how their shared interests inspired the development of their diversified mutual fund, which blends equity exposure with discretionary global macro allocations. They explain how this approach seeks to provide smoother returns through non-correlated exposures. Brad and David also delve into their backgrounds […]

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15 Feb 2024

Miami Hedge Fund week panel 2024 – Commodities: Outlook on Prices, Volatility, and Portfolio Diversification

This packed panel discussion featuring Tim Pickering (Auspice), Brent Belote (Cayler Capital), Gerardo Tarricone (Arion) and Derek Stroke (Equanimity Advisors) focused on commodities as diversifiers and opportunities in commodity trading and investing. Our panelists discussed topics like the reliability of commodities in portfolios, ESG factors, the potential for a commodity supercycle, and educating the next […]

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08 Feb 2024

Advanced Hedge Fund Replication with the Top Down – riding diverse ETF modeling flows with DBi’s Andrew Beer

We’re thrilled to kick off another season of The Derivative Podcast. Our first episode finds us going into the lion’s den so to speak, finding out just what all our past and future hedge fund running guests have to fear from replication specialist Andrew Beer (@andrewdbeer1), of the successful DBMF managed futures ETF. From the […]

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09 Nov 2023

A brief history of Corn, food co-valuations, GMO vs non-GMO, and a guacable chip with Zack’s Mighty founder Zack Gazzaniga

Get ready to savor an episode of The Derivative that’s anything but run-of-the-(corn) mill, featuring a guest who’s serving up some fresh and unconventional perspectives. That’s right, we’re delving into the heart of the snack world where the notion of sturdy, thick chips and delicate, thin chips is more than meets the eye. Prepare to […]

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26 Oct 2023

Trend Following Asset Allocations with Jon Robinson of Blueprint

In the constantly changing and often unpredictable industry that is wealth management, is it possible to systematize an asset allocation approach? Might you even apply trend following to the problem? On this episode of The Derivative, Jon Robinson, the CEO and co-founder of Blueprint Investment Partners (@Blueprint_IP), draws upon his unique experience on both sides […]

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