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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Salon Peachy: Mover and Shaker Edward Tricomi Coiffs Peachy Deegan Like the Living Legend He Is for Fall 2017 and #HAIRNOW Episode SIX Edward is Stylist for Raul Penaranda, Fall 2017; He Comments on Fall Styles Throughout the Years and Rock and Roll Hair!

Raul Penaranda Fall 2017 Hair by Edward Tricomi

 There are two kinds of people in this world that do hair: 
Mover and Shaker Edward Tricomi, and everyone else.  He is so superlative he has his own show on our You Tube.  Watch HAIR NOW, EPISODE SIX
Few people are on the top of their field for nearly five decades.  

Our personal belief is that Edward was born cutting hair, and his talent is unparalleled in this realm.  Watching him cut hair is like watching Picasso paint or seeing Jaromir Jagr score a goal.  It's a talent that is only on display at Warren-Tricomi, and we always visit Edward Tricomi at The Plaza Hotel.  Edward is the master of the dry cut, and Olivia expertly washed, conditioned and blew out our hair before Edward worked his magic with glorious precision.

The way your hair will fall for weeks after a visit to Edward will impress you immensely, 24 hours a day.  You can wake up with your hair looking great effortlessly because of the way it is shaped to your face and complimentary to your face features.  Edward is interesting, and Edward is interested.  He knows how to make you look better than you ever thought you could and the only way to know is to sit in his chair; we could not recommend doing that more highly.

We've written on Salons for nearly nine years now and you can see pictures of Peachy throughout, never edited.  It has achieved a new level of cut excellence since Edward said abracadabra with his scissors.

As we've told you before, the only way to have the best hair day is to go visit Edward!
From every angle, the end result is flawless.
Edward's eye for detail is a innate gift that he values and shares with the world to make everyone look their best.  Nuances never escape him, and we've seen him cut all kinds of styles from short to long and there is no detail that escapes his Eagle Eye and masterful cutting style.

 Another Perfect Hair Day for Peachy Deegan!
Edward made Peachy look so great her hair had superpowers and a mayor popped out of Bergdorf Goodman as soon as we crossed the street. 
No kidding.
You never know what's going to happen when you walk down the street in Manhattan.





Linda Fargo – “Edward is THE Rock Star of the hair biz. He plays his scissors with as much groove, intuition, precision, finesse and inspired excellence as the Hall of Famer that he is. He created my signature bob and I am his forever!”

Legendary Warren-Tricomi Salons co-founder Edward Tricomi is known for demanding excellence in everything he does. Be it hair, fashion, or music – when Tricomi is involved, perfection isn’t just expected: it’s inevitable.The roots (no pun intended) of his renowned career began after a suggestion from his sister that he try cutting hair to supplement his income as a musician. Growing up, Edward read Vogue religiously, devouring and absorbing the art within it. Moreover, as the grandson of a fashion designer, he was always surrounded and inspired by the world of fashion. Decades later, Edward is perhaps the most iconic and influential hair historian of our era.

Edward’s Portfolio Click Here
Working his first New York City salon job in the 1970s (working with the likes of Bianca Jagger and Salvador Dali) inspired in him an ambition to create his own beauty empire. He began doing editorial hairstyling, landing his unique and innovative work on numerous prominent fashion magazine spreads and covers.

Edward achieved the position of Art Director at the Jaxavier Salon, widely considered to be the epicenter of style at the time. There, Edward was introduced to world famous stylist and Vogue editor Polly Mellen, whose profound influence helped propel his career to the next level. Through mutual respect and admiration for each other’s talent and work, Polly booked Edward to collaborate alongside iconic fashion photographers including Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Patrick Demarchelier and Helmut Newton. Edward also met Deborah Turbeville, with whom he began a 40 yearlong professional relationship, each one inspiring and impacting the other’s illustrious career. The transformational artistic integrity, avant-garde travel and art exposure that Edward’s editorial career afforded him continue to inspire him decades later.

Glowing reviews from fashion photographers and a sparkling reputation prompted fashion designers to take note of Tricomi, who soon began styling the looks for fashion shows for brands including Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent, Emanuel Ungaro, Calvin Klein, Dior and many other top tier designers around the world. Edward’s innate understanding of hair and fashion coupled with his visionary ideas regarding their potential to intersect in order to enhance one another propelled him to the forefront of the industry.

Working at strong editorial-based salons helped Edward hone (and eventually perfect) his craft, leading to the development of his signature dry-hair precision technique and rapid-fire method of cutting, which is frequently compared to an artist sketching. It also serves as the inspiration for his loving nickname, “Edward Scissorhands.” This unusual style of cutting mimicks the hair’s natural state with ‘perfectly imperfect,’ abstract layers and allows him to see how the cut will look in the hair’s natural state. Edward is known and respected for this intellectualized approach to hair by elevating the process, he is also elevating the result and ability to understand how each haircut needs to be uniquely tailored and designed to suit the individual for whom it is for.

At the top of his game, Edward decided to leave the editorial world and focus on building his namesake salon business. In 1989, he joined forces with colorist Joel Warren to open the first Warren-Tricomi Salon on East 57th Street in New York City. In addition to fashion and music, Edward has a strong passion for architecture his keen artistic eye, understanding of structure, and dedicated passion have lead him to be integral in the design and layout of every single Warren-Tricomi Salon. The original location closed in 2009 when the salon moved to its current flagship local in the iconic and incomparable Plaza Hotel. Each Warren-Tricomi Salon is incredibly unique, with different décor to reflect the location and personality and essence of the city or neighborhood within which it resides. The brand has a rich history of designing and building some of the most unique salons in the world.

Warren-Tricomi prides itself on being more than just a hair and beauty salon. All stylists trained at Warren-Tricomi are required to study and become experts in not only styling, but also fashion history. It is fundamental to the Warren-Tricomi brand that this extensive knowledge and perspective is present in every single haircut given in their salons. Few other salons can also make this claim, in the same way that few other salons are perpetually and actively on the forefront of beauty and fashion in the way Warren-Tricomi has been for the last 25 years. This significance and influence is evident in many facets of Tricomi’s business, one of which is the fact that they do at least three fashion shows each season, all over the world.

Throughout his prolific career Edward has mentored many well-known stylists including Italo Gregorio, Patrick Melville and Ric Popino. He has worked with virtually every celebrity, including Barbara Streisand, Mick Jagger, Nicky and Paris Hilton, the Kardashians, Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Alba, Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon. Edward is constantly garnering inspiration from the people he works with: models like Patti Hansen, makeup artists like Pat McGrath and photographers like Roxanne Lowit.

The legacy of Edward and the Warren-Tricomi Salons continue to be a driving force and influential cornerstone of both the beauty and fashion industries. Their cutting-edge techniques, coupled with their deep appreciation and understanding of history and those who have come before and inspired them, enables Edward’s business to be the embodiment of modern fashion and beauty; at once both trendsetting and classic. Yet despite his significant impact and illustrious, celebrated career one esteemed fashion photographer and devoted Warren-Tricomi customer calls Edward a “phenomenon and one of the most talented hair dressers in the world” passionate and devoted beauty pioneer and mogul Edward Tricomi will tell you he’s never worked a day in his life.

Master stylist Edward Tricomi and Business Guru Roxana Pintilie are authorities in the world of hair. Their unrivaled expertise sets trends and has defined beauty across the globe. Edward’s high precision dry cuts and Roxana’s superior business mind make the Warren-Tricomi Salons a one-stop beauty destination. Collectively they debuted the first Warren-Tricomi Salon in midtown Manhattan. In 2008, they opened the luxurious Plaza Hotel flagship location and today the thriving empire features eight U.S salons, each designed uniquely to fit its geographic location with a modern twist.



Radiohead, one of the world’s most acclaimed rock bands, and Hans Zimmer, one of the planet’s most successful movie and TV composers, are joining forces to produce an exclusive track for the forthcoming BBC AMERICA natural history landmark series Planet Earth: Blue Planet II.

The piece will be featured in a five-minute prequel, which will be released globally by BBC Worldwide at midday (BST) on September 27th. Inspired by the sounds and musical palette of Planet Earth: Blue Planet II, Radiohead and Hans Zimmer are recording an orchestrally reimagined version of the Radiohead song '(ocean) bloom' from their 2011 album The King of Limbs, at London’s iconic AIR studios with the BBC Concert Orchestra. The collaboration, which will also see Radiohead’s Thom Yorke rerecord the vocals, is being produced by Russell Emanuel of Bleeding Fingers Music, the company which also crafted the BAFTA & Emmy-nominated score to BBCA’s Planet Earth II.

This world-exclusive introduction to the show, which is narrated by series presenter Sir David Attenborough, also features an array of some of the most awe-inspiring shots and highlights from the new series, as well as several exclusive scenes that will not feature in any of the seven episodes which are set for broadcast on BBC AMERICA in early 2018. Planet Earth: Blue Planet II will be scored by Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea and Dave Fleming for Bleeding Fingers Music.

A short tease of the prequel and reworked track, titled '(ocean) bloom,' will be released online on Tuesday, September 26th and the full prequel will make its debut in stunning 4K at the world premiere of Planet Earth: Blue Planet II at London’s BFI Imax on September 27th.

Thom Yorke of Radiohead commented on the project: “Bloom was inspired by the original Blue Planet series so it’s great to be able to come full circle with the song and reimagine it for this incredible landmark’s sequel. Hans is a prodigious composer who effortlessly straddles several musical genres so it was liberating for us all to work with such a talent and see how he wove the sound of the series’ and Bloom together.”

Hans Zimmer says: “Bloom appears to have been written ahead of its time as it beautifully reflects the jaw-dropping lifeforms and seascapes viewers are introduced to in Blue Planet II. Working with Thom, Jonny and the boys has been a wonderful diversion and it’s given me an interesting peek into their musical world. They’ve been incredible to work with and I hope everyone likes the track.”

Planet Earth: Blue Planet II Executive Producer James Honeyborne added: “This collaboration between an iconic Grammy-winning band and an Oscar-winning orchestral composer is simply mouthwatering - and '(ocean) bloom' doesn’t disappoint. It’s an incredibly powerful companion to the scenes we’ve spent years capturing. What a great curtain-raiser to the upcoming series that we just can’t wait to share with everyone.”

Bleeding Fingers’ Chief Creative and CEO, Russell Emanuel added: “It is such an honor to be bringing together Hans and Radiohead, who are at the top of their fields. As a longtime fan of Sir David Attenborough’s work, my team and I at Bleeding Fingers are so excited to be producing the music for Blue Planet II and can’t wait for the world to fall in love with this particular piece, just as I have.”

Planet Earth: Blue Planet II will take viewers on a revelatory and magical journey into the greatest, yet least known part of our planet – our oceans. The seas are by turn tempestuous and serene, exquisitely beautiful and bleakly forbidding, and are the lifeblood of the planet: driving our weather, regulating our climate and ultimately supporting all life on Earth. In recent years, our knowledge of what goes on beneath the waves has been transformed. By using cutting-edge breakthroughs in science and technology to explore this final frontier, the series will reveal the astonishing characters, otherworldly places and extraordinary new animal behaviours. Warm and compelling stories about marine habitats and their characterful inhabitants will build people’s emotional relationship with our oceans and bring a new perspective to this little-known world.

Broadcast in 2001, multi-award winning The Blue Planet was the BBC Studios Natural History Unit’s unprecedented look at the world’s oceans, the scale and breadth of which had never been seen before. Twenty years on, the Blue Planet II team have spent four years mounting 125 expeditions, visited 39 countries, and filmed off every continent and across every ocean.

Planet Earth: Blue Planet II, a 7x60’ will air early 2018 on BBC AMERICA, and is made by BBC Studios’ Natural History Unit, co-produced with BBC AMERICA, WDR and France Télévisions in partnership with The Open University. It is Executive Produced by James Honeyborne and Series Produced by Mark Brownlow, and was commissioned by Charlotte Moore, Director of BBC Content and Tom McDonald, Head of Commissioning, Natural History and Specialist Factual. The series premieres in the UK on BBC One.

BBC AMERICA is the home of the BBC’s landmark natural history series in the U.S. Today’s announcement follows the network’s recent two Emmy® wins for Planet Earth II, including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series.


NHL Peachy: Dan Bylsma, Ken Daneyko, Stu Grimson and Jackie Redmond Join NHL Network's On-Air Talent Lineup

NHL Network today announced that 2009 Stanley Cup-winning head coach Dan Bylsma, three-time Stanley Cup champion Ken Daneyko, 14-year NHL veteran Stu Grimson, and former Sportsnet anchor Jackie Redmondhave joined its roster of on-air talent appearing across its studio programming. Bylsma, Daneyko and Grimson will contribute as studio analysts, and Redmond will serve as a studio host and reporter. 

Bylsma, who served as a guest analyst on NHL Network during the 2017 and 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs, played in 429 games in his nine-year NHL career before moving to behind the bench as head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins (2009 – 2014) and Buffalo Sabres (2015 – 2017). In the spring of 2009, Bylsma was named head coach of the Penguins, who went on to defeat the Detroit Red Wings in the Stanley Cup Final in seven games. Bylsma, who guided the Penguins to the playoffs for six straight seasons, was honored with the Jack Adams Award for coach of the year following the 2010-2011 season. Bylsma also coached the 2014 U.S. Men’s Hockey Team to the semifinals of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Daneyko, who most recently served as a guest analyst on NHL Network during the 2016-2017 regular season and Stanley Cup playoffs, played in a New Jersey Devils franchise-record 1,458 career games during his 20-year NHL career. Drafted 18th overall in 1982, the Windsor, Ontario native skated in 175 playoff games, winning three Stanley Cups and earning the nickname “Mr. Devil.” Daneyko has contributed to MSG Networks’ Devils coverage for the last 12 years, including the last three seasons as the in-game color analyst, a role he will continue this season.

Grimson played in 771 games across his 14-year NHL career, including 42 playoff games with the Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings and Los Angeles Kings. Drafted in the 7th round in 1985 by the Calgary Flames, the Kamloops, British Columbia native played for the Flames (1989-1990), before joining seven different organizations. Following retirement in 2002, Grimson earned his law degree at the University of Memphis and later served as in-house counsel to the NHL Players' Association from 2006 - 2008. Grimson went on to serve as a color analyst on the Predators’ radio network for six seasons (2008–2014) before contributing to Fox Sports Tennessee’s Predators coverage for the last three seasons.

Redmond joins NHL Network following six years as the host of a variety of studio programs on Canada’s Sportsnet, including the flagship show “Sportsnet Central,” plus “Misplays of the Month,” “Plays of the Month,” and “Hockey Central Playoff Xtra. ”Prior to joining Sportsnet, Redmond, a London, Ontario native and lifelong hockey fan, won “Gillette DRAFTED 3: The Search for Canada’s Next Sportscaster” in 2011, becoming the first female winner in the show’s history.

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The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis Unveils Major Guest Room Transformation Rooms, Suites and Gathering Spaces Feature Contemporary New Design, Spa-Inspired Serenity Our Coverage Sponsored by Bergen Linen

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As it celebrates its role as a second home to Midwestern luxury travelers, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis is heralding the future with a stunningly reimagined new interior.

The transformation can now be seen in all of the hotel’s 299 luxury rooms and suites, where reimagined designs showcase muted color palettes, contemporary geometric shapes, and the tranquil ambience of a contemporary spa retreat.

The remastering takes further inspiration from the serene skies of the American Midwest, as blues, greys, and shades of white and cream add luxury and cross-generational appeal. Enhanced guest room features include sleek furnishings; cool, crisp linens in blue and grey, and subtle accents of leather and chrome.

The hotel’s new design extends to guest room corridors and circulation spaces as well, as soft blue and grey wall and floor coverings contemporize the landmark building’s elegant exterior. Second-floor meeting rooms continue the modern motif, with dimensional fabrics, ergonomic chairs and rich woods reflecting the same sophisticated interiors as seen in the hotel’s exquisite ballroom wing – which underwent a matching transformation just over a year ago.

“We are delighted to share these beautiful new guest rooms with guests, and the early response has been overwhelmingly positive,” said Amanda Joiner, General Manager for The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis. “These recent upgrades even further position the hotel as a luxury oasis for business travelers, families and St. Louis staycationers.”

About The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis is conveniently located in the heart of the St. Louis suburban business and shopping district of Clayton, just minutes from downtown and from the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. An upscale, highly walkable community, Clayton offers more than 80 shops and restaurants within an easy stroll of The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis. Overnight reservations may be made by visiting the hotel website at, by calling (800) 241-3333, or through a travel professional.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, MD., currently operates more than 90 hotels in over 30 countries and territories. More than 40 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is proud to offer The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® in which members can link accounts with Marriott Rewards® and Starwood Preferred Guest® for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. For more information or reservations, visit the company website at, for the latest company updates, visit and to join the live conversation, use #RCMemories. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc.


Peachy and the City: Bagpipes on 42nd Street Manhattan Near Grand Central by Peachy Deegan


Peachy Picks Nino's Restaurant by Nino Selimaj Our Coverage Sponsored by Fresh Origins

The superlative Linguine with fresh Clams, above and the big guy who would live happily ever after in Peachy's stomach, below, as Lobster Fra Diavolo

Owner Nino Selimaj

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It's not who you know, it's WHOM YOU KNOW, and we know Nino!
Nino Selimaj arrived on the shores of America in 1978, and this is his first formal review in Peachy's Picks, a feat few have achieved this year.  Nino's was first featured in an initial review earlier this year:
In 1991, Nino's Restaurant opened on First Avenue and it is the original his restaurants.  The mural was created in 2003 that you see in the video.  
There are many Nino's peppered throughout the mural because Nino is everywhere!
Included are two guests who ran against each other in a campaign last year you might have heard about.
Nino is personally at his restaurant attending to every detail, and it's evident he truly does care about his guests.  He warmly greeted us and was well-prepared in the realm of Italian wines that were vibrant, rich and well-suited for what we'd order to eat.

The appetizer that called out Peachy Deegan's name the most convincingly was the imported Buffalo Mozzarella.  It's imported from Baresa, Italy twice a week and organic peppers are roasted at Nino's fresh to join the party on fresh tomatoes and basil.  The freshness was exuberant on our palate and this was a terrific commencement to the meal.
For the pasta selection, the Linguine with Fresh Clams was a perfect celebration of summer.  Sourced from Long Island via Slavin and Sons or Rossa six days a week, these succulent little beauties are sauteed in garlic, olive oil and parsley to culminate in a highly notable combination of seafood and linguine.  The taste, the texture and the overall quality confirm you will be glad you ordered this dish.
We absolutely adore lobster, and dinner is even more exciting when you can pick out the one you want to eat.  If you've seen our instagram, you know we have always liked playing with the claws.  Watch Nino create Lobster Fra Diavolo, tableside, a rare luxury in Manhattan today:

Nino in action:
The shining star of a result:
Tableside service such as this where they make exact items right in front of you is an aspect of fine dining that few practice today, and it is a real luxury when you can find it.  The lobster is sourced from the state of Maine, and we were told our lobster weighed in at 2.5 pounds, and the taste was superb.  Linguine and the fra diavolo accent added to the truly memorable experience, and fireworks of delight will emanate from this dish to your palate.

The tableside Strawberry Zabaglione was quintessential New York, and you have to order it; it is as delicious as it is stunning:

Nino surprised us with more dessert: gorgeously sliced fruit on ice, perfect for the season and it hit the high note.

Another aspect of Nino Selimaj that we commend is that not only does he do great work himself but also he inspires others to open restaurants; 10% of past Nino's employees now own their own restaurant, like our friend Benny at Greenwich Steakhouse, which opened this year and we've reviewed initially.  Nino says, "Benny started very young.  I'm very proud of him and his many achievements."
Our esteemed panelist adds:
When I first walked into Nino’s, I felt it was a warm traditional establishment that combined upmarket and everyday dining. It is certainly the type of place where you would take someone on a special occasion for a surprise or a treat but not out of reach to also go regularly. On meeting owner Nino, who is a smart, classy and imposing man who said that he wants his customers to feel as though they are part of his family, which combined with the warm ambiance I felt a sense of belonging, comfortable and full of anticipation for the evening ahead.

For the appetizer, I went for “Nino’s Homemade Meatballs”, which was a combination of Beef, Veal and Pork with pine nuts, raisins, roasted tomato sauce and grated parmigiano reggiano. The meatballs were scrumptiously divine, capturing mouthwatering flavors of the tripartite meats and the sauce provided a contrast which combined to add succulence to this exquisite dish.
I never thought that I would ever get excited by Caesar Salad but at Nino’s it is prepared in front of you, so you see the fresh salad being chopped with the added croutons and fresh grated parmesan. This was quite simply the best Caesar Salad I have ever had, it was so tasty and fresh and usually I have plenty left and I never take leftovers home with me – why? Well it’s only salad. But this was different, I had very little left and I insisted on taking it home!

In the Pasta section I chose the “Penne with Braised Veal”, with roasted peppers, scallions, olive oil and garlic. The braised veal quite literally melted in my mouth and the Penne along with the other ingredients added flavor and harmonized perfectly with the truly wonderful veal.

For the main course, I opted for the “Quail Stuffed with Shredded Duck” accompanied by corn-crusted polenta cake and black currant sauce. 

I chose this dish mainly out of curiosity as I was intrigued to find out how the Quail would combine with the duck and how they would both work with the polenta cake and particularly the black currant sauce. Well I wasn’t disappointed as the contrasting fusion of tastes was simply amazing, the Quail and Duck blended naturally and perfectly and the sweet polenta cake with the black currant sauce, full of whole blackcurrants was as credible as Turkey and Cranberry sauce! Not only intriguing but absolutely delightful!
Please, please go to Nino’s restaurant, it is wonderful. I would recommend Nino’s to anyone who wants delicious food in traditional and unpretentious warm surroundings with amazing service with a host that will make you feel at home as though you are “Part of the family”!

Peachy Picks Nino's!

Nino's is Highly Recommended by Whom You Know.

Some of Nino's many pictures:


Columbia Business School and Biz2Credit to Host Frontiers of Digital Finance Conference in New York on October 2-3 The conference will explore emerging issues in global digital finance with a broad range of high-level thought leaders

Columbia Business School and Biz2Credit will host the inaugural Frontiers of Digital Finance conference on Monday, October 2nd and Tuesday, October 3rd, at Lerner Hall in New York City.

The conference will drive a robust discussion among industry leaders, policy makers and academics on where the financial services industry stands today, what policy implications surround digital finance growth, and how proprietary, integrated, and open systems are changing the structure and delivery of financial services.

The conference has attracted some of the top leaders in digital finance who will present at the conference, including: 
Harit Talwar, Head of Digital Finance, Goldman Sachs 
Aniko DeLaney, Managing Director, Global Head of Corporate Marketing, BNY Mellon 
Jeff McMillan, Chief Analytics and Data Officer, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management 
Emma Loftus. Managing Director, Global Payments and FX Product Executive, J.P. Morgan 
Cort O'Haver, CEO, Umpqua Bank 
Joshua Steiner, Head of Industry Verticals, Bloomberg LP 
Rohit Arora, CEO, Biz2Credit 
Anjali Dewan, Vice President, Global Credit Risk & Information Management, American Express 
Rita Gunther McGrath, Faculty Member, Columbia Business School 
Tommy Marshall, Fintech Lead, North America, Accenture 
Stephen Zeldes, Benjamin M. Rosen Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School 
Guillermo Kopp, Worldwide Financial Services Industry Director, Microsoft 
Christopher Austin, Partner, Capital Markets, Technology Companies Group, Orrick 
Daniel Simmonds, U.S. Blockchain Lab Lead, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP 
Greg Fleming, Senior Research Scholar in Law and Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Yale University 
Morgan Downey, CEO, Money.Net 
Daniel Egan, Vice President, Betterment 

Panel discussions will focus on digital finance adoption, data analytics, and key trends impacting the financial services industry. The conference will highlight issues in: 
New business models and organizational transformation 
Emerging dimensions in credit, asset & wealth management, payments & the convergence with lending insurance 
Blockchain technology and its implications 
The effects of regulation 
Technology trends and issues including data analytics cloud computing, and machine learning 
Consumer expectations and experiences 
Investing and partnering with emerging financial service firms 

The Frontiers of Digital Finance conference is organized and produced by Columbia Business School's Program for Financial Studies, Jerome A. Chazen Institute for Global Business and Center on Global Brand Leadership, and Biz2Credit. For more information on the conference or to register, visit

Conference sponsors include: Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Cambridge Group, Deloitte, American Express, Accenture, IBM, Global Payments, Orrick, Marakon, and Heidrick & Struggles. An estimated 250 participants, comprising of senior executives from leading banks and other financial institutions and service providers, financial services investors and innovators, as well as Columbia Business School alumni and students are expected to attend. Participants will have the opportunity to hear about practical experiences, challenges and opportunities in digital finance from speakers and panelists from a broad range of global financial services businesses.

About Columbia Business School Columbia Business School is the only world-class, Ivy League business school that delivers a learning experience where academic excellence meets with real-time exposure to the pulse of global business. Led by Dean Glenn Hubbard, the School's transformative curriculum bridges academic theory with unparalleled exposure to real-world business practice, equipping students with an entrepreneurial mindset that allows them to recognize, capture, and create opportunity in any business environment. The thought leadership of the School's faculty and staff members, combined with the accomplishments of its distinguished alumni and position in the center of global business, means that the School's efforts have an immediate, measurable impact on the forces shaping business every day. To learn more about Columbia Business School's position at the very center of business, please visit

About Biz2Credit Founded in 2007, Biz2Credit has arranged more than $1.7 billion in small business financing and was recently named to Crain's New York's Fast 50 and the top 150 of fast-growing companies on Deloitte's 2016 Technology Fast 500. Biz2Credit is expanding its industry-leading technology in custom digital platform solutions for leading banks and other financial institutions, investors and service providers in the US and abroad. (Visit, and follow Biz2Credit on social media: Twitter: @Biz2Credit, Facebook:, and LinkedIn:

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The GRAMMY Museum® Grant Program, generously funded by the Recording Academy™, has awarded more than $7 million to nearly 400 noteworthy projects.

The Grant Program administers grants annually to organizations and individuals
to support efforts that advance the archiving and preservation of the music and recorded sound heritage of North America for future generations, as well asscientific research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition. Recipients are determined based on criteria such as merit, uniqueness of project, and the ability to accomplish intended goals.

The deadline for submission is Oct. 1, 2017. To view guidelines and new Letter of Inquiry requirements, visit

Established in 2008 as a partnership between the Recording Academy and AEG, the GRAMMY Museum is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating a greater understanding of the history and significance of music. Paying tribute to our collective musical heritage, the Museum explores and celebrates all aspects of the art form—from the technology of the recording process to the legends who've made lasting marks on our cultural identity. In 2017, the Museum integrated with its sister organization, the GRAMMY Foundation®, to broaden the reach of its music education and preservation initiatives. As a unified organization, today, the GRAMMY Museum fulfills its mission of making music a valued and indelible part of our society through exhibits, education, grants, and public programming.

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The Recording Academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Dedicated to ensuring the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural heritage, the Academy honors music's history while investing in its future through the GRAMMY Museum, advocates on behalf of music creators, supports music people in times of need through MusiCares®, and celebrates artistic excellence through the GRAMMY Awards®—music's only peer-recognized accolade and highest achievement. As the world's leading society of music professionals, we work year-round to foster a more inspiring world for creators.

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Intel's Josh Walden to Keynote at CTA and TechCo's Innovate Celebrate Where the biggest names in tech meet cutting edge startups

he Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today released a first look at Innovate Celebrate's conference schedule, where the biggest names in tech meet the world's most cutting-edge startups. Josh Walden, senior vice president and general manager of the New Technology Group, Intel, will deliver a keynote address focusing on how Intel is driving the data revolution. Innovate Celebrate will be held October 9-11 at the InterContinental San Francisco in California.

"We are thrilled to have Intel's Josh Walden as our keynote speaker this year, whose outlook on innovation and new technologies is shaping the future of computing and wearable devices. Intel is a prime example of how technology can be used to drive innovators both big and small," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. "Innovate Celebrate continues to offer engaging programming and be an intersection of many different tech communities. TechCo's partnership with CTA allows this annual event thrive as a startup-friendly, premier conference that brings together tech companies to gain knowledge, identify new partners and collaborate."

Co-hosted by CTA and TechCo, Innovate Celebrate has an exciting three day experience planned for attendees. Days will be packed with compelling speakers, fireside chats, industry panels, research forecasting, trend predictions, mentor sessions, workshops, coaching, networking events, excursions and more.

"We are excited to host the Innovate Celebrate conference with CTA, this time in the heart of San Francisco, and elevate the opportunity for our attendees and startup founders to connect with the investors, mentors, and industry leaders in attendance that will help them build a high-growth company," said Frank Gruber, CEO and cofounder, TechCo. "This year we are hosting 100 Startup of the Year semifinalists from around the world. We are excited to see everyone in Silicon Valley this October."

Innovate Celebrate will also host the fifth annual TechCo Startup of the Year competition. One hundred tech startups from around the world will compete for cash and prizes and the coveted title of "Startup of the Year." Contestants will pitch to judges throughout the three day conference, culminating with a live, on-stage pitch competition in front of conference attendees. Last year's winner, ShearShare, recently landed a partnership that allowed them to onboard their franchisees across more than 20 states. Other winners have sold their startups to Fortune 1000 companies or acquired funding from investors. Read more about the semifinalists.

Current event highlights include:

Tuesday, October 10

Welcome - Frank Gruber, cofounder, CEO and executive editor, TechCo, and Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA
Intel Innovation Keynote - Josh Walden, senior vice president and general manager, New Technology Group, Intel
Five Technology Trends to Watch - Jeff Joseph, senior vice president, communications and strategic partnerships, CTA
A Conversation on Company Turnaround - Amy Jo Martin, author, Renegades Write the Rules
Insights on the Gen We Generation - Kara McGuire, advisory leader, CEB Iconoculture Consumer Insights
Smart Mobility Trends of the Future - Justin Fishkin, COO, Local Motors
Meet the Robots! - Carl Vause, CEO, Soft Robotics, and Kaijen Hsiao, CTO, Mayfield Robotics
Mobile Tech Trends and Corporate Culture - Holly Liu, founder, Kabam
Conversation with the Department of Homeland Security - Michael Hermus, CTO, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Wednesday, October 11

Hot Tech Trends for the Holidays - Steve Koenig, senior director, market research, CTA, and Lesley Rohrbaugh, senior manager, market research, CTA
Tracking Trends in Sports Technology - Sports Innovation Lab; Portia Blunt, sr. digital sport & wearables innovation manager, New Balance; Brano Perkovich, Chief Investment Officer, San Francisco 49ers; Mounir Zok, director of technology & innovation, US Olympic Committee
A Conversation with VC All-Stars - featuring Christine Herron, managing director, Intel Capital
Announcement of TechCo's Startup of the Year
CTA's Innovation Entrepreneur Awards
Take a look at the full schedule and check back often for updates. Register now or visit the Innovate Celebrate page for more information.

About Consumer Technology Association:
Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ is the trade association representing the $321 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 15 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies - 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world's best known brands - enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® - the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA's industry services. 


Pilot Peachy: CPI Aerostructures Named a Finalist for Aviation Week Program Excellence Award

CPI Aerostructures, Inc. ("CPI Aero®") (NYSE American:CVU) today announced that it has been named a finalist for Aviation Week Network's 2017 Program Excellence Award. The company was recognized for its MH-60 Seahawk Stabilator Overhaul & Repair program it performs for Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE:LMT). 

The Program Excellence awards, initiated in 2004 by industry, government and academic leaders, were conceived as a means to share best practices across the industry. Working with Aviation Week on the Program Excellence initiative are Boeing, Elbit Systems of America, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Honeywell Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, Moog, Inc., Northrop Grumman, and Rockwell Collins. Twenty finalists were selected across seven different categories. CPI Aero is one of two finalists in the Supplier Sustainment category, and the only U.S. small business finalist in any category.

Douglas McCrosson, President and CEO of CPI Aero commented, "The Program Excellence Award is one of our industry's most prestigious awards and we are honored to be named a finalist. This recognition is particularly gratifying because the Seahawk Stabilator program was our first foray into maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and because it demonstrates the transferability of our excellent program execution in manufacturing new aircraft structure to the sustainment of legacy defense platforms, a large and growing segment of the overall defense industry. I would like to acknowledge the terrific work of the entire MH-60 Seahawk team, led by Program Manager Jessica Hill, and congratulate them on this achievement."

Awards will be presented to finalists and winners on October 23, 2017 during the 15th Annual Program Excellence Symposium & Awards Banquet. 

About Aviation Week Network

The Aviation Week Network is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries that has a database of 1.2 million professionals around the world. Industry professionals rely on Aviation Week for analysis, marketing and intelligence. Customers include the world's leading manufacturers, suppliers, airlines, business aviation operators, militaries, governments and other organizations that serve this global market. The product portfolio includes Aviation Week & Space Technology, AC-U-KWIK, Aircraft Blue Book,, Air Charter Guide, Air Transport World,, Aviation Week Intelligence Network, Business & Commercial Aviation, ShowNews, SpeedNews, Fleet and MRO forecasts, global maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) tradeshows and aerospace & defense conferences.

About CPI Aero

CPI Aero is a U.S. manufacturer of structural assemblies and value-added kits for fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft in both the commercial aerospace and defense markets. CPI Aero also manufactures pod-based, airborne avionics systems for Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Electronic Warfare (EW) and Radar end-markets. Within the global aerostructure supply chain, CPI Aero is either a Tier 1 supplier to aircraft OEMs or a Tier 2 subcontractor to major Tier 1 manufacturers. CPI also is a prime contractor to the U.S. Department of Defense, primarily the Air Force. In conjunction with its assembly operations, CPI Aero provides engineering, program management, supply chain management, and MRO services. CPI Aero is included in the Russell Microcap® Index.

The above statements include forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, which are described from time to time in CPI Aero's SEC reports, including CPI Aero's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 and Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 31, 2017, and June 30, 2017.

CPI Aero® is a registered trademark of CPI Aerostructures, Inc. For more information, visit, and follow us on Twitter @CPIAERO.


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