Joseph (Jody) Kochansky has joined Clearwater Analytics as President, Product and Technology. He is leading the company’s R&-D and Product functions and providing the vision to implement best practices and provide a unified product roadmap for the entire organization. Jody worked at BlackRock for over two decades in a variety of leadership roles within technology, analytics, and portfolio management. He most recently served as Managing Director, Head of the Aladdin Product Group (APG) at BlackRock where he was responsible for defining and implementing the vision for the platform and was chair of the Aladdin Product Group Executive Committee and a member of BlackRock’s Global Operating Committee. Previously, he served as head of APG’s Portfolio Management Tools Group and as co-head of the BlackRock Solutions Analytics Team. Kochansky also served as head of equity trading for the Americas, which included responsibility for cash equities, program trading, equity derivatives, and international coverage.
After working at BlackRock, Kochansky spent a little over a year working with Motive Partners, where he was an industry partner focusing on strategy and growth for Motive portfolio companies, which included serving as the chief technology officer at Wilshire.
Based in the New York City Metro area, he earned a BA degree in Economics from Duke University.Back to Knowledge Center