Bill Sinnett is Senior Director of Research for Financial Executives Research Foundation, Inc. (FERF), the research affiliate of Financial Executives International (FEI). Bill also supports FEI’s Committee on Finance & IT, and authors its e-newsletter, Finance & IT News. Bill joined FEI as Accounting Manager in 1985 and became Manager of Research for FERF in 1989. He was promoted to Director of Research in October 2005, and Senior Director in October of 2011. Prior to his positions at FEI and FERF, Bill was employed by Carnegie-Mellon University and Mellon Bank in Pittsburgh.