ETF BILD Presents


Join us for a thought provoking webinar where a group of index industry luminaries will explore the future of indexing as it evolves in a changing investment world. Register here:

Topics to be discussed include: 

  • ESG/greenwashing Influence on indexing
  • Indexing and meme stocks
  • Role of index provider with registered products
  • Evolving technologies in indexing
  • Trends in index/product designs
  • Active non-transparent ETFs’ ascendance


  • Rick Redding, CEO of Index Industry Association 
  • David LaValle, CEO of Alerian and S-Network Global Indexes 
  • Ben Slavin, Global Head of ETFs at BNY Mellon 

Moderator:John Jacobs, Former CMO of Nasdaq and currently Distinguished Policy Fellow and Executive Director at Georgetown's Center of Financial Markets and Policy

DATE: Thursday, June 17th

TIME: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (ET) Please login early at 10:50 AM (ET) 

Audience: Investors, traders, asset managers, and product specialists focused on the global ETF ecosystem including ESG, technology innovation, policy, and the evolution of index and product development, service providers and consultants


If you're interested in or planning to attend this year's Inside ETFs Conference, please use our discount code or link: FKF2296ETFBWEB


The ETF BILD (Business Insights & Leadership Discussion) Project aims to be the catalyst for discussions on the most pressing issues faced by the business leaders of the exchange traded fund industry.

  • The ETF BILD Project is at the intersection of academic research and actionable business leadership. The ETF BILD Project is focused on the business insights, leadership, and discussion of the ETF industry.
  • The ETF BILD Project seeks to encourage an ongoing and open discussion on how leaders are solving problems, employing business and operational strategies, the outlook for the marketplace, and lessons learned throughout their process.


The ETF BILD Project is an open, objective and un-biased ideas exchange for ETF leaders and decision makers to share, discuss and analyze issues facing the ETF industry.

  • Through joint content, white papers, surveys and round-tables, the ETF BILD Project will engage with ETF industry leaders to facilitate discussions and produce thought leadership on the business of ETFs.
  • The ETF BILD Project will seek to publish original content on a quarterly basis and aggregate timely academic and industry research on an ongoing basis via its “What We’re Reading” website section.


The ETF BILD Project is 100% objective and unbiased and does not accept sponsored content or any form of pay-to-play exposure.

  • The ETF BILD Project does not endorse any product or business nor recommend any investment action.
  • The ETF BILD Project serves as a soundboard and place of interaction, debate, discussion, and analysis for the business leaders of the ETF industry.