FIA Speaks Episode 7: Different Paths to Success – Gerry & Pat Corcoran

30 October 2019

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In this episode of FIA Speaks, FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken interviews futures industry fixture and R.J. O’Brien Chairman and CEO Gerry Corcoran and his son, Pat Corcoran, business manager for Chance the Rapper, on their respective paths to success in business. Gerry Corcoran is a successful executive of one of the largest futures trading firms in Chicago. Pat Corcoran is the business manager for Chance the Rapper, who has been credited with reimagining the music industry. This podcast, recorded before a live audience at FIA’s Expo 2019, features a lively discussion on the health of the futures industry, the difficulty of making it in the music industry, their respective views on entrepreneurship, family dynamics of career choices and what Chicago, the birthplace of the futures industry, has to offer to many different businesses.

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