BlackRock’s Robert Kapito to Headline at Nicsa SLF

By Nicsa posted 26 days ago


A leader of one of the world’s premier providers of global investment management, risk management and advisory services, Robert Kapito is an industry innovator and thought leader on best practices in investment management. He was the recipient of the 2009 Joseph Wharton Leadership Award, the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation’s 2010 Semper Fidelis Award.

Mr. Kapito will speak directly to the Nicsa membership on trending issues facing the asset management industry during the 2021 Nicsa Strategic Leadership Forum on February 26. View more information about Nicsa’s Closing Fireside Chat with BlackRock's President & Director, Robert S. Kapito.

Mr. Kapito will share his views on the pandemic’s impact on global business, the return to work landscape, industry consolidation, technological innovation, product trends, and BlackRock’s commitment to cultivate diverse leadership within the asset management industry.  

Check out the full agenda for the Nicsa Strategic Leadership Forum here, and click here for more information and to see if your firm is registered.

More About Robert Kapito:

Robert Kapito is President and a Director of BlackRock, a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee and Chairman of the Global Operating Committee. He is responsible for day-to-day oversight of all BlackRock’s key operating units including Investment Strategies, Client Businesses, Technology & Operations, and Risk & Quantitative Analysis. Mr. Kapito is also a Director of iShares Inc.

Mr. Kapito serves as a member of the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors and the Global Leadership Council at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. He is President of the Board of Directors for Hope and Heroes Children’s Cancer Fund. Mr. Kapito is a former Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania and former Chairman of the UJA-Federation of New York.

Mr. Kapito earned a BS degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1979, and an MBA degree from Harvard Business School in 1983.