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Deven Sharma

President, Standard & Poor's

Deven Sharma is president of Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies and the world's foremost source of financial market intelligence, providing independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data. Mr. Sharma joined Standard & Poor's in 2007 as executive vice president, Investment Service and Global Sales. Before joining Standard & Poor's, he was executive vice president, Global Strategy at The McGraw-Hill Companies.

Mr. Sharma holds a bachelor's degree from the Birla Institute of Technology in India, a master's degree from the University of Wisconsin and a doctoral degree in Business Management from Ohio State University.