Shifra is EVP, Global Head of Research & Data Operations, responsible for making sure that we gather and compile the right data in a timely, accurate, and comprehensive way. A 20-year veteran of fintech, Shifra joins Preqin from Qontigo, where she led the global operations team for analytic solutions. Previously, Shifra was with BlackRock Solutions and Bloomberg. Shifra has been an active mentor at Rutgers Business School, for which she received a Mentorship Excellence Award in 2018, and was shortlisted by Waters Technology’s Women in Technology and Data Awards for a Risk Professional of the Year award. She holds a bachelor’s in Economics from Sarah Lawrence, and an MBA from Rutgers University.