Jim Yin, CFA, joined Standard & Poor’s – now Capital IQ – U.S. equity research team in 2006. He is an Equity Research Analyst covering companies in the information technology industry, focusing on systems software, data storage and home entertainment software companies. Mr. Yin previously worked at Ehrenkrantz King Nussbaum, Inc., as Director of Equity Research and as a Senior Equity Research Analyst covering enterprise software companies. Prior to that, he worked at Brean Murray & Co. as a Senior Research Analyst covering enterprise software and IT consulting companies. Mr. Yin earned an S.B. in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA in accounting and finance from the University of Chicago.