Vijay Advani is Chief Executive Officer of Nuveen.Vijay has responsibility for the company's investment strategy, distribution and operations, as well as the standalone businesses that comprise of Nuveen's multi-boutique structure.
Before joining Nuveen, Vijay was Co-President of Franklin Templeton Investments, where in a career of more than 20 years he was responsible for long-term strategic initiatives and the firm’s investment management, trading and global retail and institutional channels. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Vijay spent 11 years at the World Bank advising governments on the development of their financial markets and arranging equity, quasi-equity and debt financing.
Vijay is a board member at Jumpstart and the U.S - India Business Council (USIBC), among other board positions. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mumbai and a master’s degree in business from University of Massachusetts Amherst.