Hardeep Walia, Cofounder & CEO, Motif Investing
in conversation with Jill Schlesinger, Business Analyst, CBS News
Lunch: 12:30 - 1:45 pm EDT
Jill Schlesinger is the CBS News Senior Business Analyst. She is responsible for video and written content for cbsnews.com; appearances on "The CBS Evening News" "The CBS Morning News," "CBS Sunday Morning," as well as for CBS owned and operated affiliates; daily radio briefs and interviews for CBS Radio and CBS Radio affiliates nationally; and serves as a regular guest for American Public Media's "Marketplace" and for CNN's "American Morning".
Hardeep Walia cofounded Motif Investing in 2010. He began his career at the Boston Consulting Group and spent six years at Microsoft, serving as director of corporate development and strategy and general manager of the company’s Enterprise Services business. Motif Investing is an online stock brokerage that brings idea-driven financial strategies within reach of individual investors. Together with its community of users, Motif looks for trends and world events that could affect certain industries—say a predicted change in Fed policy or a continued worsening of income inequality—then creates themed portfolios around those scenarios. Think 3-D printing is the future? Motif lets you put your money where your mouth is. Walia blogs on investment for Forbes and is a frequent guest on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, and Fox Business.