Emerging Technologies in Emerging Markets

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

2:00 PM EST | 11:00 AM PST

60 minutes

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Despite the fact that EMs are home to the greatest proportion of consumers, with the highest contributions to global consumption, many investors have a myopic focus on US technology stocks when it comes to growth. But with rising purchasing power and internet-connected populations unrivaled by more advanced developed markets, Emerging Markets present attractive growth opportunities for investors looking to gain exposure to the booming internet and e-commerce theme. In this webinar, you will learn:

  • Explore why Emerging Markets exposure is critical to investors interested in the Internet & E-commerce theme
  • Understand how greater consumption, digitalization, and internet penetration are transforming Emerging Markets and allowing them to generate higher growth
  • Learn about companies, opportunities, and how to gain access to the internet and e-commerce within the Emerging Markets


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Chelsea Rodstrom
Research Analyst
Global X ETFs

Chelsea joined Global X in 2018 as a Research Analyst with a focus on international macroeconomics and geopolitics. Her research provides unique insights and analysis across a range of geographies, including China, Europe, and the Latam region. Prior to joining Global X, Chelsea earned her master’s degree in Economics and International Studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). She previously worked with consulting firms Albright Stonebridge Group and AT Kearney and has worked and studied in Italy, Brazil, Colombia, Spain, and Argentina. Chelsea earned her BA in International Studies and Political Science at Xavier University. She is fluent in Spanish and conversational in Portuguese.

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Brian Comiskey
Manager of Industry Intelligence at the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
Global X ETFs

Brian Comiskey is the Manager of Industry Intelligence at the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). In Brian’s current role, he is responsible for researching and developing stock market universes for the portfolio of indexes on which CTA and Nasdaq collaborate. Brian also serves as CTA’s lead industry analyst and forecaster for several technology categories including video & audio streaming and smart home. Prior to joining CTA, Brian consulted for the United States Coast Guard on digital transformation and cybersecurity policy. He also worked at media analytics firm PublicRelay, consulting on corporate communications strategy for clients across a wide range of technology industries. Brian holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the College of William & Mary.

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Ben Jones
Index Development Specialist

Ben Jones is a specialist on Nasdaq’s Index Research & Development team. Ben’s role involves supporting the research and marketing efforts for Nasdaq Indexes, helping to build new or enhance existing indexes, and supporting Nasdaq’s ETF partners and the sales team through outreach and engagement initiatives. Prior to his move to the Index Research & Development team, Ben was a Senior Analyst at Nasdaq Dorsey Wright (NDW), a registered investment advisory firm, and had been with the firm the firm for over 10 years. Ben worked exclusively in NDW’s research department, where he helped lead and coordinate many of NDW’s research and product offerings, and was a primary contributor to NDW’s flagship report, “Daily Equity and Market Analysis Report,” as well as a number of specialized market updates and ETF reports. In addition, Ben led the development and support of many relationships with advisors, ETF providers, and other 3rd party partners for the application and distribution of NDW’s research, products and strategies. Ben received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech).

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Robert Huebscher
CEO and Founder
Advisor Perspectives

Robert Huebscher is the founder and CEO of Advisor Perspectives and serves as its editor-in-chief. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has written extensively on topics including investment management, portfolio construction, financial planning and global economics.