Jabari Magnus, CFA, Managing Director, is the Head of West Coast Analytics at BlackRock and a founding chair of BlackRock’s MultiCultural Network. Day-to-day, Mr. Magnus and his team design solutions to help portfolio managers, client teams and business units make informed decisions to adapt to the markets and products they manage. He also partners with groups around the firm, leading global initiatives to improve portfolio and risk management platform capabilities for equity and multi-asset analytic solutions.

Mr. Magnus began his career with Salomon Brothers in Quantitative Fixed Income Research, managing international fixed income index products along with providing portfolio strategy and benchmark selection services to institutional investors.

Mr. Magnus earned both a BA degree, with Honors, in mathematics and a master’s degree in operations research from Cornell University in 1996.