President and Director, BlackRock
Robert S. Kapito is President and a Director of BlackRock, a premier provider of global investment management, risk management, and advisory services.
Mr. Kapito is 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 is chair of the board of UJA-Federation of New York and serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania and the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors. He is also President of the Board of Directors for the Hope & Heroes Children’s Cancer Fund. Mr. Kapito is the recipient of the 2009 Joseph Wharton Leadership Award, the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation’s 2010 Semper Fidelis Award and is a frequent public speaker on best practices in investment management.
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.
Thursday, November 10
9:10am - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 14
7:10pm - 8:45pm