Ryan Stork (New York) joined KKR in 2022 as Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible for ensuring the firm’s global operations, technology, human capital and enterprise risk resources are coordinated to meet our investment and client needs. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Stork held multiple leadership roles at BlackRock for more than twenty years, including Deputy Chief Operating Officer, chairman of Asia Pacific, global head of Aladdin – BlackRock’s investment & risk management technology platform, head of the institutional client business in Continental Europe, and co-head of the financial institutions group. Over his career he has worked and lived in New York, London, and Hong Kong. He was also a member of BlackRock’s global executive committee and a board member of BlackRock’s foundation. Prior to joining BlackRock, Mr. Stork worked at PennCorp Financial Group – a life insurance holding company, Conning Asset Management, and The Travelers Insurance Companies. He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and received an undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.