On March 24, Ron Biscardi spoke to Terrance J O’Malley on his Podcast ‘Operational Leaders’.


About the Podcast

Operational Leaders features leaders and innovators from the investment management industry. Guests discuss “the business of running the business.”

Topics extend beyond investment strategies and instead focus on efficient operations, best practices and risk management – all elements critical to the integrity of the investment management industry and the safeguarding of investor assets.

Each episode provides listeners with actionable information about a wide range of issues encountered by senior executives tasked with running the firm.

Host Terrance J. O’Malley is a 25-year veteran of the investment management industry, serving in senior executive positions and focusing on organizational structure, operations, law, compliance and communications. With three books and dozens of articles to his name, he is arguably the private fund industry’s most published expert on the operational side of the busines.  His books include The Insider’s Guide to Hedge Funds: Successfully Managing the Middle and Back Office and the Investment Adviser’s Legal and Compliance Guide, both published by Wolters Kluwer.

Find out more about the podcast here.


About the Episode

In this episode, Ron tells his story – how he got started in the alternatives industry, the challenges of building a business and the circumstances that led to the creation of iConnections.  He also offers up a few insights along the way for start-up managers looking to raise capital.