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Postponed Until June

Due to the latest developments and announcements related to the Coronavirus, the decision has been made to postpone the March leg of the Buy-Side Forum tour to June.

FactSet places the utmost importance on the health and safety of our clients, partners and guests, and hope that you can understand our decision in the face of this unexpected and complex situation.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and hope that you can still join us this June for an agenda of insightful sessions and expert speakers.

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IT'S BACK, IT'S BIGGER, AND IT'S BETTER THAN EVER!

In 2020, FactSet is excited to bring back our signature event series, the Buy-Side Forum, to Asia. Fully-booked in previous years, we will be touring eight cities across the region throughout June to give you more chances to join us. Be sure to save the date and register for the stop closest to you to join industry leaders, your peers, and FactSet's experts for our most thought-leading agenda yet. Grab the chance to hear from some of the best minds in the industry on key topics influencing the investment world from machine learning and AI to the continued force of digitalization and advances in risk managementto name a few! Find out when and where we will be passing through and be sure to save your place at this sought-after event. Spaces are limited!

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Session Highlights

Take a sneak peek at some of our exciting sessions coming up. Check out each stop for the full agenda in each city.

SPEAKER HIGHLIGHTS

Get to know some of the expert speakers joining us for the Buy-Side Forum as we tour Asia. Check out each stop for the full list of speakers in each city. More speakers to be announced this month!

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Kate Stepp
SVP, Senior Director of Research Solutions Engineering
FactSet

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Greg King
SVP, Senior Director, Wealth Management Strategy and Product Development
FactSet

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Andrew Kovacs
VP, Director of Analytics - APAC
FactSet

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Sean Murray
VP, Director of Strategy - Performance and Reporting Strategy
FactSet

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Gene Fernandez
EVP, Chief Technology and Product Officer
FactSet

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Kate Stepp

SVP, Senior Director of Research Solutions Engineering | FactSet

Ms. Kate Stepp is Senior Vice President, Senior Director of Research Solutions Engineering at FactSet. In this role, she leads a global team of engineers responsible for building web-based applications, services, and integrations with a mission to deliver the most actionable content and innovative tools to financial clients, defining the workflow solutions of the future. Ms. Kate Stepp has over 10 years of web application development experience in the FinTech industry. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

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Greg King

SVP, Senior Director, Wealth Management Strategy and Product Development | FactSet

Mr. Greg King is Senior Vice President, Strategy of Wealth and Product Development at FactSet. In this role, he focuses on the allocation of resources for all areas of the Wealth Management business; from market research and product development to implementation of a parallel sales and marketing plan. Mr. King moved to London from the U.S. in 1999. Prior to leading FactSet’s Wealth Management Strategy, he spent eight years as Director of Workstation Solutions for the EMEA and APAC regions and before that, was Vice President, Institutional Sales in FactSet's UK Investment Management region. Mr. King earned a degree in Economics from Boston College and is a CFA charterholder.

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Andrew Kovacs

VP, Director of Analytics - APAC | FactSet

Mr. Andrew Kovacs is Vice President, Regional Director of Specialty Sales in Asia Pacific at FactSet. In this role, he is currently based in Hong Kong and is responsible for the Portfolio and Quantitative Analytics Specialist teams that serve some of the company’s most sophisticated clients in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to assuming this role, Mr. Kovacs headed the Analytics team in EMEA serving our clients across the UK, Nordic region, Middle East, and Africa. He has launched and managed teams in Tokyo, Sydney, and New York and has been with FactSet for over 18 years and has been a member of the Portfolio and Quant team for most of his career. Mr. Kovacs earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Information Systems from Boston College.

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Sean Murray

VP, Director of Strategy - Performance and Reporting Strategy | FactSet

Mr. Sean Murray is Vice President, Director of Strategy for Performance and Reporting Solutions at FactSet. He joined the company via the acquisition of BISAM and is now responsible for the commercial strategy and sales of FactSet’s Performance and Attribution solutions. Mr. Murray joined BISAM in 2012, first as the Global Head of Sales Engineering and later as the Global Head of Product Strategy. Prior to BISAM, he held commercial, consulting, and strategic account positions at Eagle Investment Systems, DST International (now SS&C), and Misys. Mr. Murray earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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Gene Fernandez

EVP, Chief Technology and Product Officer | FactSet

Mr. Gene Fernandez is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology and Product Officer at FactSet. 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. Mr. Fernandez joined FactSet from J.P. Morgan in November 2017. During his decade at J.P. Morgan, Mr. Fernandez held various other roles including Chief Technology Officer for Client Technology and Research and Banking Information Technology. 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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