Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Bo Lu

Co-Founder & CEO, FutureAdvisor
BlackRock
Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Bo Lu is the Co-Founder and CEO of FutureAdvisor. FutureAdvisor was named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, and in August 2015, FutureAdvisor signed a definitive agreement to merge with BlackRock, where Bo now heads the FutureAdvisor business. 

Bo earned a degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a minor in Technology and Management, graduating with Highest Honors.  During his undergraduate years, Bo published research in the journal Bioinformatics, INTERACT, and ACM SIGCHI while working in the summers at Argonne National Laboratory and Microsoft.

After graduation, Bo spent over five years at Microsoft, where he worked in Product Planning and Program Management.  Bo and his co-founder Jon Xu incubated FutureAdvisor at Y Combinator in California in the summer of 2010, and later raised venture financing several firms including Sequoia Capital.