Rick Barrett began his FactSet career in 1998 as a Consultant. Two years later he joined the quant group as one of FactSet’s first sales specialists, helping onboard the first risk and optimization clients. He has held successive positions of greater responsibility, including his previous role as Director of Americas Equity Analytics Sales where he was responsible for leading the merged PA and Quant specialist teams. He is a graduate of Cornell University where he earned a B.S. in Applied Economics and Business Management and completed his MBA at New York University’s Stern School of Business with a double major in Finance and Statistics. He is a CFA and FRM charterholder.