“Jennifer works with founders and CEOs across fintech, health tech, wealth and asset management to help disruptive hyper-growth businesses scale. She works as an advisor to CEOs or as a board director, focused on growth through partnerships, smart distribution and strategy. Jennifer spent 20 years founding new disruptive businesses and technologies, scaling these businesses and leading continued top market share performance at Barclays / iShares ETFs / BlackRock. Jennifer currently serves as a Director on the Board of Ethic Investments and on the Board of Harvest Savings & Wealth. Jennifer serves on the advisory board of Vanguard’s Innovation Studio, m+ funds (structured product disruption), Say Inc. (proxy voting and shareholder communications disruptor), Network Financials (sentiment-driven investing) and others.
At Barclays Global Investors and BlackRock, she helped to found iShares ETFs, led the US and European index businesses, worked on BlackRock’s wealth and fintech efforts for three years and then led global enterprise deals, marketing and digital sales/tech for all of BlackRock’s index businesses. Her skills span sales, marketing, digital transformation, product fit/segment definition, forming distribution partnerships, crisis management and M&A integration. https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-grancio/
Jennifer earned an MBA with honors in Finance and Strategy at Columbia Business School, and holds a BA with honors in International Relations and Economics from Stanford University. Jennifer has held multiple non-profit board roles and does strategic work for multiple organizations focused on diverse leadership and diabetes research/treatment.