Vijay Advani is Chief Executive Officer of Nuveen, the investment management arm of TIAA. He is responsible for Nuveen’s strategy, distribution and operations and oversees the company’s investment affiliates. Vijay was previously Co-President of Franklin Templeton Investments, responsible for long-term strategy and the firm’s investment management, trading and global retail and institutional channels. He also spent 11 years at the World Bank. Vijay is a board member at the Investment Company Institute ( ICI), U.S. – India Business Council (USIBC), FCLTGlobal and Aaviskaar Intellcap. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mumbai and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts.