Caroline Tall, Managing Director, is a member of the Fundamental Active Equity division of BlackRock's Active Equities Group. She is co-portfolio manager for the Technology equity portfolios and responsible for coverage of the technology sector. Caroline joined BlackRock from Fidelity in September 2022, where she was a lead PM and Research Analyst focusing on hardware within the technology sector. Caroline began her career as an equity research analyst 14 years ago at Fidelity covering the global technology sector. She was named the portfolio manager of the Fidelity Select Hardware portfolio in 2017 and of the Fidelity Select Communications Equipment Fund in 2018. Caroline earned a Bachelor of Arts in Medieval and Renaissance Studies from Wellesley College in 2009.
Reid Menge, Director is a member of the Fundamental Active Equity division of BlackRock’s Active Equity Group. He is co-portfolio manager for the Technology equity portfolios and responsible for coverage of the technology sector. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2014, Mr. Menge was an associate director of equity research at UBS covering global technology. From 2006 to 2009, he was an investment research analyst at Citigroup responsible for global software. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Menge was a member of the Prudential Equity Group where he was responsible for enterprise software coverage. Mr. Menge began his investment career in 2001 at Credit Suisse First Boston as an analyst for fixed income sales. Mr. Menge earned a BA degree in history from Cornell University in 2001.
Tony Kim, Managing Director is a member of the Fundamental Active Equity division of BlackRock's Active Equities Group. Mr. Kim is a portfolio manager and sector head for the technology vertical and runs the Technology funds. Mr. Kim joined BlackRock in 2013.He has 23 years of experience in investments at companies including Artisan Partners, Credit Suisse Asset Management, Neuberger Berman, Merrill Lynch, SG Warburg, and Rockwell Intl. Mr. Kim has an MBA from Columbia (1994), and a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois (1989).