Leading up to our in-person event in November 2021, join us for monthly webinars that offer insight on the market trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping the investment community. During our interactive presentations, you’ll hear from FactSet's experts and industry leaders, exchange ideas and gain actionable insight, and discover the newest technology and product enhancements. You can create your own agenda by registering for any combination of topics.
In recent years, ESG has grown rapidly and has become a key component in how firms manage risk, construct portfolios, design products, and engage with companies. Join us as we discuss current trends and events that have spurred the development of our ESG solutions. We will share our ESG strategy and 2021 plans for investing in content and technology that helps our clients make crucial decisions, dive into the efficiency gains delivered by connected content, and offer transparency into data differentiators and use cases. Lastly, we'll demonstrate how you can easily leverage ESG data within your portfolio analysis, risk, and reporting applications.
Ms. Vanessa Barnett is Senior Vice President, Global Head of Environmental, Social, and Governance at FactSet. In this role, she is responsible for FactSet's overall ESG content strategy, working closely with Product Strategy teams across the enterprise to meet the evolving and complex client demand for industry-leading ESG solutions. Prior to this role, she spent eleven years at Dow Jones & Company where she was the head of product strategy for the global Dow Jones Newswires product line. Ms. Barnett earned a B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University.
Mr. Hendrik Bartel is SVP, ESG Strategy at FactSet. Prior to joining FactSet, Hendrik founded Truvalue Labs, a leader in the ESG data space. Truvalue Labs’ mission was to put emerging technology to work solving big problems that have a major impact on the world. Bartel has over 15 years of experience leading global product initiatives and previously led product development initiatives at companies including Amazon, Autodesk and Cisco in addition to his work at early and late-stage startups. He has an MBA from St. Mary’s College and a B.S. in Geomatics and Civil Engineering from Fachhochschule Hannover. Hendrik is an industry thought leader and go-to expert, and regularly participates as a speaker at industry events including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) International conference and the German Stock Exchange Sustainability Conference. Hendrik presents on how investors can leverage the power of technology to uncover new insights found in unstructured data. He also presents on AI, Big Data and the future of ESG research, among other topics. Hendrik was recognized as one of the 10 people around the world who have had a breakthrough impact on corporate governance according to the publication Proxy Watch. (Global Proxy Watch Stars 2019)