Blackrock Asset Management BlackRock: Using Julia for its next generation analytics platform BlackRock is the world’s largest asset manager, with nearly $5 trillion under management. BlackRock quants have been using Julia since 2014. They have been greatly impressed with the performance gains, ease of use, and single-language deployment capabilities. BlackRock has written analytics modules for its flagship product Aladdin in Julia, and uses Julia for time series data analytics and big data applications. BlackRock was a Platinum Sponsor of JuliaCon 2015 and spoke at length at this conference about why they love Julia.