Senior Advisor and Lead Investor
Minder is a private investor and has served in several executive and investment-focused positions in the financial services sector globally over the past 20 years. He currently serves as Chairman of board of directors of Investment Technology Group Inc. (“ITG”) and MediaCrossing Inc. Until July 2010, Minder was Chief Investment Officer for Index Equity and Capital Markets globally at BlackRock Inc. (“BlackRock’). Minder joined BlackRock at the time of its 2009 acquisition of Barclays Global Investors (“BGI”), where he worked in a variety of capacities for the prior 10 years, most recently as Chief Investment Officer of BGI’s Equity and Capital Markets worldwide. Prior to BGI, Minder held research, strategy and proprietary trading roles at Convergence Asset Management in Connecticut, Sumitomo Finance International in London, Salomon Brothers in Tokyo, and the New York Stock Exchange in New York.
Minder holds a PhD, a MS and a MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and a BA from National Taiwan University.