Eric Linder, CFA, is founder and president of SavaNet LLC, a financial analysis software company that develops and markets applications for the publication and analysis of analyst financial models. Using his experience as an equity analyst, portfolio manager and software developer, Mr. Linder is actively working with investors, reporting agencies, industry organizations, and research providers to implement XBRL to best meet the needs of individual investors and professional financial analysts. Prior to founding SavaNet in 2003, Mr. Linder was a portfolio manager at hedge funds Falcon Management and NWI Investments where he was directly responsible for the active management of domestic and foreign equity and derivative portfolios. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Linder held various positions with J.P. Morgan Securities in the corporate finance, capital markets and equity research divisions, culminating in the position of senior equity analyst. Mr. Linder is a CFA charterholder and vice chairman of the CFA Society New York’ Corporate Reporting and Analysis Committee. He was a member of the CFA Institute’s XBRL Working Group and played a leading role in developing the national US GAAP taxonomies as member of the XBRL US organization. He graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth College where he holds a degree in economics.