Ihor Szeremeta, CFA is a Managing Director at iCapital Network where he works on introducing the company’s solutions to wealth and alternative asset managers. Prior to joining iCapital, Ihor spent 13 years at BlackRock, where he held several roles including as a member of the Digital Wealth team focusing on technology related to the alternative investment space. Before that, he headed the Alternative Investments business within the US Wealth Group, which included both traditional and liquid alternatives. He was responsible for the placement of numerous hedge fund, private equity, and real asset products at partner firms as well as launching and product managing a suite of liquid alternative mutual funds. Before joining BlackRock, he spent 12 years at Merrill Lynch, where he held roles in the Asset Management (MLIM) and Private Client (USPC) groups. He initiated the sales coverage model of the Private Banking and investment group while at MLIM after leading marketing of the firm’s separately managed account offering. He joined Merrill Lynch in 1993 as part of the firm’s Private Client Development Program. He holds a BS in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a CFA charter holder.