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Executive Profile: Christopher Tatro, BlackRock's Director of Global Business Intelligence

Christopher Tatro is a 14-year veteran of investment company BlackRock and currently serves as director of global business intelligence. He is experienced in developing, implementing and executing analytic insights, financial plans and business strategies for large businesses.

At BlackRock, Tatro has held numerous business strategy roles of increasing responsibility mainly focused on the company’s exchange-traded funds portfolio. Tatro initially served as a manager of finance for BlackRock’s iShares business, where he managed budgets and planning, created metrics for measuring channel performance, identified investment opportunities and profitability, and developed business cases for acquisitions and investments.

Most recently, he served as the director of U.S. strategy for iShares, responsible for leading competitive intelligence, assessing product categories, developing pricing analyses and strategies, and evaluating the performance of U.S. business units, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Prior to joining BlackRock, Tatro spent more than a year with financial services provider Charles Schwab as a senior finance manager of product strategy and managed accounts. In this role, he created a long-term product strategy to identify market growth opportunities and recommended strategies to capitalize on wealth management industry trends.

He also managed business analysis and planning for Prudential Financial, RCM Capital Management and Callan Associates. 

Tatro holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and international business from the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a Master in Business Administration degree from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.