Michael Herskovitz is the co-head of Global Technology and Operations. Herskovitz joined AB in 2006 from UBS, where he was the Managing Director of Risk and Finance Technology group. He has held senior technology management and quantitative research positions with Morgan Stanley, including the London-based role of International CIO, Merrill Lynch and Zurich Scudder Investments.. Over his 25+ year career in financial services, he has had extensive analytical and technical experience with fixed income, commodities, derivative products, regulatory compliance and risk management. Herskovitz has co-authored two books and many research papers on mortgage-backed securities pricing and analytics. He holds a BS in operations research and an MS in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University. He has served as Chairperson of the Asset Managers Forum and is currently a member of SIFMA’s Operations and Technology Steering Committee. In addition, he serves on the Boards of The Depository Trust Clearing Corporation, The Parris Foundation, Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York and National School Climate Center.