IR Magazine Webinar – Data-driven investor outreach - Speaker biographies
Ben Ashwell, editor, IR Magazine
Ben Ashwell is the editor at IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary, covering investor relations, governance, risk and compliance. Prior to this, he was the founder and editor of Executive Talent, the global quarterly magazine from the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants. Before moving to the US, Ben was the vice president and editor at Executive Grapevine, overseeing a daily news website, ten annual supplements and HR Grapevine, the UK’s leading HR and talent management magazine. In his spare time, Ben writes fiction, poetry and arts and culture reviews. Eyewear Publishing recently named him in their list of the Best New British and Irish Poets.
Matt Latino, senior director of investor relations, Xylem
Matt Latino was named Senior Director of Investor Relations of Xylem in October 2017 and is responsible for leading the Company’s investor relations program, providing the investment community with an accurate presentation of Xylem’s strategy, business performance and growth plans.
Mr. Latino joined Xylem in 2012 as Manager, Financial Reporting. He was named Manager, Investor Relations in 2015, and began leading the day-to-day Investor Relations operations in March 2017 prior to Xylem’s most recent Investor Day. Prior to joining Xylem, he worked as a Senior Auditor in the Audit Practice at Deloitte & Touche LLP. During that time, his main client was ITT Corporation, where he helped to complete the Spin-Off of Xylem from ITT.
Mr. Latino earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York College at Oneonta in Professional Accounting.
Mike Stiller, co-head of strategic capital intelligence, Nasdaq IR Intelligence
Michael Stiller is Global Co-Head of Nasdaq’s Strategic Capital Intelligence (SCI) practice. The SCI practice consults with public and private companies to identify and implement strategic growth initiatives. Engagements can include developing investor outreach strategies for capital raises, providing guidance on investment story positioning and investor outreach, optimizing capital allocation decisions and helping companies understand key topics such as ESG.
Michael has been with Nasdaq since 2012 and has spent his entire time advising companies. Prior to Nasdaq, Michael was a buy-side analyst at a TMT long/short hedge fund and a macroeconomic volatility arbitrage hedge fund.