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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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Robert Robie

Mr. Robert Robie is the Executive Vice President and Global Director of Analytics & Trading Solutions at FactSet. In this role, he oversees strategy, research, development & 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 & Indexing. These 7 business lines represent over 35 products covering the workflow needs for the front, middle and back-office professionals. Prior to that, Mr. Robie was Director of Global Fixed Income leading sales, product and support efforts for FactSet’s fixed income solutions. He joined FactSet in 2000 and has held several key positions across Analytics leading up to his current position. Mr Robie has a bachelor’s degree in Economics as well as fine arts from Beloit College.

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Helen Shan

Ms. Helen Shan is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer at FactSet. She joined the company from Marsh and McLennan Companies where she served as its Treasurer and most recently as CFO for Mercer. At Mercer, Ms. Shan was responsible for global financial reporting and performance, operational finance, investments, and corporate strategy—leading a team of finance professionals supporting clients in over 130 countries. Prior to that, she was Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at Pitney Bowes, Inc. and Managing Director, Diversified 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 serves as a member of the Johnson Advisory Council.

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Rachel R. Stern

Ms. Rachel Stern is Executive Vice President, Head of Strategic Resources and General Counsel at FactSet. She joined in 2001 as General Counsel and, in addition to the Legal Department at FactSet, she is responsible for the administration of offices in Hyderabad and Manila; Facilities Management and Real Estate Planning; as well as Third-Party Content and Strategic Partnerships. Ms. Stern is admitted to practice in New York, Washington D.C., and as House Counsel in Connecticut. She earned a B.A. from Yale University, an M.A. from the University of London, and a J.D. 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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Franck Gossieaux

Mr. Gossieaux is Global Head of Sales and Client Solutions at FactSet, with responsibility for all sales and client service activities. He joined FactSet in 2004 as part of its acquisition of JCF Group and has since held multiple senior leadership roles at the company in both Europe and North America, including leading the EMEA and Americas sales teams.

Mr. Gossieaux has over 25 years of international sales and financial services experience, including roles at JCF Group, where he served as Global Director of Sales, and Tradition, a leading interdealer brokerage firm. He received his Bachelor of Science in economics at the University Panthéon-Assas (Sorbonne-Assas) in Paris.

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John Adam

Mr. John C. Adam is Senior Vice President, Head of Portfolio Management and Trading Solutions at FactSet. Prior to this role, he served as the Global Head of Product Strategy at Portware LLC, A FactSet Company and held various roles at Liquidnet that included Director of Product Management and Director of Corporate Strategy. He also held product and sales engineering roles at NEON, Sybase, and Slam Dunk Networks and has over 18 years of experience in financial services technology. Mr. Adam earned a B.A. in International Relations from the Maxwell School at Syracuse 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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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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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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Richard Newman

Mr. Richard Newman is Senior Vice President, Head of Content & Technology Solutions at FactSet. In this role, he leads the development of FactSet’s off-platform products including financial data solutions and application technologies. Prior to this role, he was the head of the Quantitative Investment Management group, which focused on creating solutions for the quantitative workflow. Mr. Newman was a co-founder of Insyte, FactSet’s first acquisition in 2000. He is a CPA and started his career at Deloitte, Haskins, and Sells in New York. Mr. Newman is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Goran Skoko

Mr. Goran Skoko is Senior 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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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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