Richard has been CEO of FrontierView since 2012. He is an accomplished global executive in the consulting, information, and financial services industries, with almost 30 years of experience and a proven, entrepreneurial track record in all aspects of running both large and small global businesses. Over the last 14 years, Richard has served as CEO of not only FrontierView, but also of other private equity–backed information services companies, including The Center for Financial Research and Analysis (sold to RiskMetrics in 2007, where he subsequently ran Institutional Shareholder Services) and Business Intelligence Advisors. Prior to his CEO roles, Richard was a managing director at Goldman Sachs in New York and London in both the equity research and investment banking divisions. He started his career in the financial services practice at Accenture in Washington, DC. He has served on the Board of Directors of AlphaSense, a privately held financial technology company, since 2008 and chairs the Executive Committee of K-Street Capital, a Washington, DC angel investor network that he helped start in 2012. Richard holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Georgetown University.