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Philip Snow

Mr. Philip Snow is Chief Executive Officer at FactSet since 2015. Prior to that, he held the title of President. He began his career at FactSet in 1996 and spent several years establishing and growing the company’s presence in the Asia Pacific region based in both Tokyo and Sydney. Mr. Snow then held various leadership roles within Global Content Sales & Americas Sales. He earned a B.A. in Chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master of International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute. Mr. Snow is passionate about diversity and inclusion in the workplace and has committed FactSet to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™.

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Gene Fernandez

Mr. Gene Fernandez is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology and Product Officer at FactSet. He joined FactSet from J.P. Morgan in November 2017. During his decade at J.P. Morgan, Mr. Fernandez held various roles during his tenure at J.P. Morgan most recently as Chief Technology Officer for New Products. In this role, he developed the strategy and built the engineering function to support J.P. Morgan’s innovation efforts in the Corporate Investment Bank. Prior to that, he worked at Credit Suisse and Merrill Lynch in various technology leadership roles. Mr. Fernandez earned a B.S. in Computer Science and Economics from Rutgers University.

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Helen Shan

Ms. Helen Shan is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer at FactSet. She is responsible for global financial reporting and performance, financial operations, treasury, corporate development, pricing strategy and investor relations. Previously, she was at Marsh and McLennan Companies where she served as its Treasurer and also as the CFO for Mercer. Prior to those positions, she was Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at Pitney Bowes, Inc. and Managing Director, Diversified Industries at J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc., among other roles. Ms. Shan earned an MBA from Johnson at Cornell University and dual undergraduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and School of Applied Science and Engineering. She currently is a member of the Board of Directors of EPAM Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and software development services and of Cornell University Johnson School Advisory Council.

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Rachel R. Stern

Ms. Rachel Stern is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Global Head of Strategic Resources, and Corporate Secretary at FactSet. Ms. Stern joined FactSet in January 2001 as General Counsel. In addition to her current role in the Legal Department, she is also responsible for Compliance, Facilities Management and Real Estate Planning, and the administration of offices in Hyderabad, Manila, and Riga. She is admitted to practice in New York, Washington D.C., and as House Counsel in Connecticut. Ms. Stern earned a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University, a Master of Arts from the University of London, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

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Daniel Viens

Mr. Daniel Viens is Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer at FactSet. He joined FactSet in 1998 and in this role, his responsibilities include human capital management, workforce planning, talent acquisition and development, total rewards, HR operations and shared services, as well as corporate social responsibility, diversity & inclusion, and internal communication. Prior to joining FactSet, Mr. Viens was the Director of Human Resources for First Data Solutions and Donnelley Marketing. He has significant global experience leading all functions of Human Resources. Mr. Viens graduated from Boston University and earned both a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Illinois University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.

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Robert Robie

Mr. Robert Robie is Executive Vice President and Global Director of Analytics & Trading Solutions at FactSet. He joined FactSet in 2000 and has held several key positions across Analytics leading up to his present-day position. In his current role, he oversees strategy, research, development, and engineering for Analytics and Trading platforms. The Analytics & Trading Solutions business unit consists of seven business lines that include Trading, Core Portfolio Analytics, Performance & Reporting, Quant & Risk, Portfolio Services, Regulatory, and Indexing. These seven business lines represent over 35 products covering the workflow needs for the front, middle, and back-office professionals. Prior, Mr. Robie was Director of Global Fixed Income leading sales, product, and support efforts for FactSet’s fixed-income solutions, as well as working at BTN Partners from 2004 through 2005 in their quantitative portfolio management and performance division, before returning to continue his career with FactSet. Mr. Robie earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Fine Arts from Beloit College.

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Kristina W. Karnovsky

Ms. Kristina Karnovsky is Senior Vice President, Head of Research Solutions at FactSet. In this role, she delivers solutions for Investment Banking, Buy and Sell-Side Research, Private Equity, Corporate, and other workflows. She oversees global teams responsible for the strategy, product development, engineering, and quality assurance of FactSet’s core Workstation applications and Research Management Solutions (RMS) suite. She began her FactSet career in 2001 as a Consultant and spent over a decade building FactSet’s sell-side business in various Sales leadership roles. Ms. Karnovsky earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Scranton.

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Goran Skoko

Mr. Goran Skoko is Executive Vice President, Managing Director EMEA and Asia Pacific and Head of Wealth Solutions at FactSet. In this role, he is responsible for providing direction to address the product and content needs for EMEA and Asia Pacific clients while also focusing on increased deployment and building community within the wealth management space. He joined FactSet in 2004 as a Senior Product developer of Real-Time products where he led the successful transformation of FactSet's real-time offering to a global solution capable of addressing the needs of our clients. Mr. Skoko’s key accomplishments at FactSet include the integration of multiple standalone products into FactSet workstation, development of the wealth segment strategy, and the acquisition of StreetAccount and Interactive Data Managed Solutions. Prior to that, he spent 16 years in various engineering and product management roles at Thomson Financial. Mr. Skoko is a graduate of Fordham University where he earned his B.S. in Physics and Computer Science.

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Jonathan Reeve

Mr. Jonathan Reeve is Senior Vice President and Head of Content Technology Solutions at FactSet. In this role, he oversees and leads the development of FactSet’s off-platform products, including financial data solutions, application technologies, and the delivery of FactSet proprietary and third-party content over our data feeds, API’s, Open FactSet Marketplace, and cloud-delivery solutions. Mr. Reeve joined FactSet in April 2020 from Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) where he led the Connectivity, Feeds, and Desktop Businesses. Prior to ICE, he held various positions at S&P Global, including Chief Data Officer and Head of Product & Content for the S&P Market Intelligence Division. Mr. Reeve earned a B.A. in Economics from Concordia University in Montreal.

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Justin D. Strand

Mr. Justin Strand is Senior Vice President, Chief Product Officer at FactSet. In his current role, he drives product strategy, ensuring products and solutions get to mark in the most efficient and scalable way. He also oversees FactSet’s digital transformation across all client segments and business lines globally. Since joining FactSet in 1998, he has worked in various departments including Consulting, Content, and Product Development. Mr. Strand earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics and a master’s degree in Sociology and Organizational Behavior—both from Stanford University.

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Cindy Finkelman

Ms. Cindy Finkelman is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer at FactSet. In this role, she is responsible for internal technology strategy and delivery, the company’s Project Management Office, the Security function that supports FactSet’s products, and Enterprise Risk Management. Ms. Finkelman has 20+ years of diversified management, technology, and operations experience. Prior to joining FactSet, Ms. Finkelman was the Business Unit Chief Information Officer for the Corporate functions of New York Life Insurance Company, head of Global Operations and Systems for HR at ALICO, and Chief Technology Officer for Global HR at Merrill Lynch. Ms. Finkelman has earned an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business in Corporate Strategy & Entrepreneurship and a B.S. from the State University of NY at Albany.

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John Costigan

Mr. John Costigan is Chief Content Officer at FactSet. In this role, he coordinates product development for Global Market Data. He joined the company in September 2007 and prior to this role, he was Vice President, Product Management at Thomson Financial. At Thomson Financial, he spent 11 years in a variety of Product Management roles at First Call, Autex, ILX, and Tradeweb. Mr. Costigan earned a bachelor's degree in Economics from St. Michael's College.

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Demetry Zilberg

Mr. Demetry Zilberg is Chief Technology Officer at FactSet. In his current role, he is responsible for the design, delivery, and expansion of FactSet’s standard fundamental software and infrastructure, which includes web platforms, Cloud, Data systems, API foundational layers, and DevOps practices. During his two decades at FactSet, Mr. Zilberg has been a technology leader across an array of domains. He has been at the forefront of driving FactSet’s overall growth strategy and digital transformation, driving cross-organizational initiatives to maximize industry impact by leveraging FactSet’s proprietary data and technology. Mr. Zilberg earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.

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Christopher Ellis

Mr. Chris Ellis is Senior Vice President, Senior Director of New Business Development at FactSet. In this role, his focus is on the productivity of clients and transforming information into intelligence. He specializes in performance attribution and quantitative and market analysis. Mr. Ellis joined FactSet in 1994 as a Consultant. He successfully defined and expanded the Portfolio Manager Workstation Sales business unit and became its Vice President before he assumed the position of Director of Portfolio Analytics. Under his direction, the Portfolio Analytics team specialized in meeting the needs of investment managers, fund of funds firms, and plan sponsors for performance attribution, risk optimization, and returns-based analysis. Mr. Ellis is a graduate of Stanford University and a CFA charterholder.

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