Top Voted CFO Podcasts

Joe Falcao,  EVP & CFO, Orva and co-chair of CFO Leadership Council’s Boston chapter, recently polled our members on their ‘go to’ podcasts.

Commuting is back! How are CFOs making best use of that time? As the challenges for finance leaders continue to heat up, the ongoing search for inspirational thought leadership continues.  They are turning to quality audio programming.  Here is the list of their top voted favorites out there, along with some light commentary. 



Prof G Pod with Scott Galloway

Pivot with Kara Swisher & Scott Galloway


No Stupid Questions with Angela Duckworth & Stephen Dubner

CFO Yeah! hosted by Patrick Whatman

CFO Thought Leader hosted by Jack Sweeney

All In

This Week in Startups

Odd Lots by Bloomberg

After Hours from Harvard Business Publishing

Masters of Scale hosted by Reid Hoffman,
(Founder of eBay and LinkedIn and a VC. He interviews founders of a lot of successful startups)

Planet Money- NPR
(Great business-related stories, but a lighter touch)

How I Built This with Guy Raz, NPR
(Great interviews with founders from the Milk Bar to Moderna) 

Bloomberg Business of Sports

Look and Sound of Leadership 

Coaching for Leaders

Business Wars

American Scandal

CFO 4.0

CFO Bookshelf

CFO Thought Leader

Crime Junkie  

Red Collar

Leaders of Modern Finance

Plain English
(Derek Thompson of The Atlantic)

Conversations with Tyler
(Tyler Cowan, GWU)

Odd Lots
(Joe Wiesenthal & Tracy Alloway of Bloomberg)

Animal Spirits
(Michael Batnick & Ben Carlson of Ritholtz Wealth Management)

Invest Like the Best with Patrick O’Shaughnessy Colossus

The Ezra Klein Show
(New York Times)

Private Equity Funcast
(Devin Mathews & Jim Milbery of ParkerGale Capital)

The History of the Americans
(Jack Henneman)

CFO Bookshelf

The Future of Finance


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