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Managing Director, Strategic Alliances

Barnes Evans, Managing Director, is Head of Strategic Alliances at Grandview Analytics. In this role, he manages strategic relationships with key technology platforms and providers across the financial services ecosystem to drive strategic network value for clients.

Prior to joining Grandview, Barnes worked at BlackRock for over 20 years in a variety of leadership roles, spanning investment operations, software development, product management, and strategic platform transformation. He most recently served on the Global Leadership Committee for BlackRock’s Platform Innovation team, where he collaborated with members of BlackRock’s Executive Committee to design and deliver multiple innovative platform capabilities and industry-leading solutions to advance the firm’s growth strategy.

Barnes holds a BA, summa cum laude, from New York University, where he studied philosophy and literature. He is based in New Jersey, where he enjoys being outdoors, traveling, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.