Patrick Shaddow joined Syntax Indices in September of 2021. His responsibilities include all aspects of strategy, index development and production. Patrick has over 15 years of experience in financial services. Prior to joining Syntax, Patrick worked for S-Network Global Indexes Inc. starting in 2007, where he worked his way up to Head of Index Operations. In this capacity, Patrick oversaw the development and daily production of over 350 indexes, including 100 indexes licensed as the basis for financial products holding more than $16 billion. Patrick was responsible for every facet of the index business and the management of all personnel involved with the creation, production, and maintenance of the firm’s indices. Patrick oversaw and developed hundreds of indices which span multiple asset classes including thematic, ESG, energy, income and smart beta and serve as the underlying indices for UITs, ETFs, 40-act mutual funds, SMAs, and structured products. Patrick currently serves on the index committee for Syntax Indices, and for the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB). Prior to joining S-Network, Patrick worked as a Research Analyst for Dow Jones Indexes, where he was a member of the custom index quarterly review. Patrick earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance with a concentration in Management Information Systems from Rutgers University School of Business.