Mr. Chris Ellis is Senior Vice President, Senior Director of New Business Development at FactSet. In this role, his focus is on the productivity of clients and transforming information into intelligence. He specializes in performance attribution and quantitative and market analysis. Mr. Ellis joined FactSet in 1994 as a Consultant. He successfully defined and expanded the Portfolio Manager Workstation Sales business unit and became its Vice President before he assumed the position of Director of Portfolio Analytics. Under his direction, the Portfolio Analytics team specialized in meeting the needs of investment managers, fund of funds firms, and plan sponsors for performance attribution, risk optimization, and returns-based analysis. Mr. Ellis is a graduate of Stanford University and a CFA charterholder.