Mr. Bennett comes to LakeFrontData with over 20 years experience dealing with financial and economic data content and systems. Throughout his career, Richard has managed the creation, implementation and quality of diverse data solutions from numerous vendor supplied and customer sources. Richard is most recently working with Standard & Poor's; assisting them with their global equity index platform environment. Prior to S&P, Richard directed JP Morgan's Government Bond Index area. Over a five year term, he successfully led the growth of the group into one which oversaw the production of numerous critical fixed-income indices.
Earlier in his career, Richard worked at FAME Information Services, an industry leading time series software and data services provider, for over 9 years. He successfully managed the data product development group, helping to create several new data products for FAMEâs outsourced data services, including a custom historical index database solution. Richard also ran the client support services group, which was primarily responsible for the integrity and quality of data products delivered to customers. Previous to FAME, Richard worked as an economist at both Loan Pricing Corporation and Townsend-Greenspan.
Richard received is a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan and an MA in Economics from Central Michigan University.