Raj Seshadri, Managing Director, is the Global Chief Marketing Officer for iShares at BlackRock. Ms. Seshadri is also a member of the iShares Global Executive Committee. Prior to joining BlackRock, Ms. Seshadri was most recently the Head of Small Business Banking for Citibank. Prior to that she was Global Head of Strategy for Citigroup. Prior to Citigroup, Ms. Seshadri was Chief Marketing Officer for U.S. Trust. She came to U. S. Trust from McKinsey & Company, where she was a partner in the New York office. Ms. Seshadri began her career at Bell Laboratories. Ms. Seshadri holds an M.B.A. from Stanford University. She also earned an A.M. and a PhD in Physics from Harvard University. She graduated A B. summa cum laude in mathematics and physics from Mount Holyoke College. She grew up in India and is fluent in English, Hindi and Tamil.