BOSTON, Feb. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Quantopian today announced that Phil Snow, CEO of FactSet, has joined Quantopian’s Board of Directors on December 19, 2019. As a result of FactSet’s involvement, Quantopian’s Board of Directors has 8 seats.
FactSet and Quantopian, in 2018, launched a pioneering data analysis solution called Quantopian Enterprise that allows quantitative financial analysts to research and test their investment strategies faster and more effectively.
“We’re very happy to have Phil join the Board. FactSet has been a great partner during the initial integration of our product with their data. Phil’s board membership shows FactSet’s continued support of Quantopian as we scale up Quantopian Enterprise in the market,” said John Fawcett, Founder and CEO of Quantopian.
Background on Phil Snow
Phil Snow has been the Chief Executive Officer at FactSet since 2015. 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. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute. 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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