Frank Cooper III is a business executive, branded entertainment leader and current Senior Marketing Director & Global Chief Marketing Officer for BlackRock. Prior to BlackRock, Cooper was CMO/Chief Creative Officer of Buzzfeed and served as CMO of Global Consumer Engagement for PepsiCo, Inc.
After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley, Cooper received his juris doctorate from Harvard Law School where he served as Supreme Court Editor of the Harvard Law Review.
From 2001-2003, Cooper served as Vice President of Interactive Marketing at America Online, Inc, where he managed music sales and marketing programs. In 1998 Cooper co-founded the largest Internet company focused on urban lifestyle and minority markets, Urban Box Office Networks, Inc (UBO). Prior to UBO he served as a senior business affairs executive for two iconic brands in urban music: Motown Records and Def Jam Recordings.