Group Head, Market Insights
Sarah Quinlan is a Group Head and Senior Vice President at MasterCard Advisors, responsible for Market Insights. Her team develops products that utilize the aggregated, anonymous data of MasterCard to delineate actionable trends.
Prior to joining MasterCard Advisors, she was the Founder and CIO of Katen Capital, a global macro hedge fund manager.
Previously, she was the Chief Investment Officer and Head of Alternatives for Saad Financial Services, S.A. Prior to joining Saad, she was a portfolio manager at UBS, and at Lloyds TSB focusing on alternative investments. She was co-founder and portfolio manager of TwentyFirst Century Advisors, a small and mid cap long/short hedge fund which was ranked in the Top 10 of Mar Hedge.
Ms. Quinlan began her career at Salomon Brothers Inc. in mortgage sales and trading.
Ms. Quinlan also was the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of ClienTec, a thin client computer company which was sold in 2000.
She received her BA and MBA from the University of Chicago in Politics, Economics, Rhetoric and Law with Special Honors and in Finance and Accounting, respectively.
Video: The 2 strongest days for jewelry will be "Super Saturday," reports CNBC's Mary Thompson, 11/19/13
Video: Mastercard Advisors SVP Sarah Quinlan breaks down retail spending data., 10/15/13
Video: Sarah Quinlan, James Paulsen Roundtable on Markets, Bloomberg TV, 9/30/13
Article: From Jewelry to Children's Shoes, U.S. eCommerce Spending Continues to Grow, Global Insights, 8/29/13
Article: SpendingPulse: Retailers Shouldn't Bank On Back To School Sales, 8/16/13
Article: The Dark Side of a "Staycation"?, Global Insights, 8/08/13
Article: The U.S. June 2013 Jobs Numbers: Tread Softly, 7/11/13
Video: Sarah Quinlan discusses consumer confidence growth across sectors in the U.S. and Europe on "The Pulse", 7/11/13
Video: Sarah Quinlan discuss investment strategy with Carol Massar on Bloomberg Television's "Taking Stock.", 06/11/13
Video: MasterCard's Morning Brew, 04/02/13
Press Release: MasterCard Launches New "Sector Insights" Retail Reports, 03/12/13
Video: Sarah Quinlan, James Paulsen Roundtable on Markets, 03/11/13
Press Release: MasterCard Advisors Launches SpendingPulse for Brazil Retail Sales, 02/26/13
Video: Value Retailers To Win In 2013, 02/13/13
Video: Lackluster January Retail Sales and Investors, 02/13/13