Morgan Stanley
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  • Feb 2, 2022

Nasdaq: Why One of the First Tech Disrupters Is Now Disrupting Itself

Nasdaq was one of the first modern disrupters when it pioneered electronic trading. Now, the company and its CEO Adena Friedman have their sights set on transforming not only what an exchange can do, but how data and information can remake global commerce.


How do today’s most influential C-suite executives navigate a period of historic disruption, marked by a pandemic, tech innovation, rapidly evolving business models, trade tensions and the effects of geopolitics on global business?

On Morgan Stanley's ongoing series, Exceptional Leaders/Exceptional Ideas, the firm's equity analysts sit down with leaders at world-class global companies to answer these questions, unpacking broad foundational changes in sectors, industries and markets.

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