Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of XIO Group. Prior to XIO Group, Joseph was Managing Director and Head of BlackRock Alternative Investors (BAI) for Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong, Mr. Pacini was responsible for developing client-focused alternative investment strategies as well as the continued growth of BlackRock’s USD $24 billion alternatives platform and product offering in Asia.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2012, Joseph was the Head of J.P. Morgan Alternative Investments Group in Asia. In that capacity, Mr. Pacini’s responsibilities included the business development, origination, due diligence and structuring of hedge fund, private equity, real estate and direct deal opportunities for its USD$10 billion platform.
Before moving to Asia, Mr. Pacini was a member of the J.P. Morgan Private Bank Alternative Investments Due Diligence Team based in New York. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan in 2003, Joseph was an Analyst at the private equity firm Bain Capital, LLC. in London, England.
Joseph received a Bachelor of Science in International Business from Brigham Young University where he graduated with University Honors.
Languages: English, French, Italian