Mr. Bijan Beheshti is Vice President, Director Risk and Quantitative Analytics Strategy at FactSet. In this role, he is responsible for determining the roadmap of FactSet's quantitative and optimization solutions. Prior to his current role, he headed FactSet’s Quantitative Analytics Specialist team across the Americas. He joined FactSet as a Consultant in 2010 and has spent the last six years focused primarily on growing FactSet’s Analytics business. Mr. Beheshti has published articles on global stock selection and portfolio construction in the Journal of Investing, International Journal of Forecasting, and Frontiers in Applied Mathematics and Statistics. Mr. Beheshti earned his BA in economics at the University of California, Los Angeles and is a CFA charterholder, a U.S. CPA, and a certified Financial Risk Manager.