Nicsa Announces Keynote Speaker For 2021 General Membership Meeting

By Nicsa posted 09-22-2021 11:20 AM


Boston, MA – September 20, 2021 – Nicsa, leading provider of education and networking forums to professionals in the global asset management industry, announces the keynote speaker for its 2021 General Membership Meeting to take place on October 6-8.

“High-caliber, dynamic speakers are a critical component of Nicsa’s national conferences, providing attendees a tremendous opportunity for new information on critical topics that are important to all of us - both personally and professionally.” says Nicsa President & CEO Jim Fitzpatrick.

The GMM will kick off on Wednesday October 6 with a keynote presentation by Kate O’Neill, Founder of KO Insights, Author of Tech Humanist, and early employee at Netflix. Her address, How Data and Technology Shape the Future of Meaningful Human Experiences, will help attendees prepare for an increasingly tech-driven future with a better understanding of the human impact of emerging technologies. View session overview here.

The three-day conference will focus on how firms across the industry will leverage innovation to adapt, survive, and thrive in the near and long-term. The opening session will feature Sharon Epperson, Senior Personal Finance Correspondent, CNBC, who will help our audience gain perspectives from C-Suite executives on issues such as technology adoption, product development and innovation across business verticals.

In all, 25+ industry experts will take the stage at the 2021 Nicsa General Membership Meeting, with active engagement across nine sessions headed by Nicsa members, sponsors, and partners helping connect asset management professionals to industry best practices. View speakers here.


Day 1 - Oct 6 | The Big Picture

How Data and Technology Shape the Future of Meaningful Human Experiences

C-Suite Roundtable: Architects of Innovation

How to Enhance Advantage and Create Value


Day 2 - Oct 7 | Product, Distribution and Wealth Management

The Age of Product Development: Private vs. Public

The Evolution of Relationship Management

Building Relevance & Trust


Day 3 - Oct 8 | The Workplace and Workforce Horizon

Digital Innovation Summit Preview

Government Affairs & Capital Market Outlook

Journey to 2022 and Beyond: Workforces and Workplaces


View the full agenda here.


About Nicsa 

Nicsa is a not-for-profit trade association striving to connect all facets of the global asset management industry in order to develop, share, implement, and advance leading practices.  For over fifty years, Nicsa has promoted an open and collaborative environment, where members’ and partners’ deep expertise and unique perspectives have come together to help strategically implement and support the industry’s most vital issues. Click here for more information about membership.


Nicsa aims to help firms operating in all segments of the global asset management industry meet the changing needs of their clients by aligning and educating industry participants through formal education programs, interactive forums, networking opportunities, and initiatives such as the Diversity Project North America. The Diversity Project’s goal is to accelerate progress towards a diverse and inclusive culture in the asset management industry to deliver the best possible results for clients, reflect the society we serve, and ensure long-term business sustainability. Click here for more information on Nicsa’s Diversity Project North America initiative.