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Our Information Technology Team


Information Technology
 
Eric Kennedy joined TIFF in 2008. Mr. Kennedy is a member of TIFF's technology team, focusing on user and systems support. Prior to joining TIFF, Mr. Kennedy worked as a management information systems coordinator for Intech Construction, Inc. He received his BS in information systems from Drexel University.
 
Masa Kimura joined TIFF in 2007. Mr. Kimura is a member of TIFF's technology team. He is responsible for all IT infrastructure, including networking and phone services. Prior to joining TIFF, Mr. Kimura worked as a network manager for Gartmore International. He received his bachelor's degree in engineering from Nihon University in Tokyo, Japan.
 
Ned Morse joined TIFF in 2014. His primary focus is software and database development for investment-related and other technology applications across TIFF. Mr. Morse was previously a senior software and database developer at the investment management firm GMO and a senior developer and research scientist at Battelle Memorial Institute. He holds a BS degree in environmental science from Lewis & Clark College and a master's degree in natural resources with a concentration in geographic information systems from the University of Michigan.
 
Joseph Polimeni joined TIFF in 2006. His responsibilities include system analysis, application development, project management, and software/network support. Prior to joining TIFF, he was employed by Gartmore Global Investments (a subsidiary of Nationwide Insurance) and Pilgrim Baxter & Associates as an investment systems analyst. Mr. Polimeni also worked as director of management information systems at Ashbridge Investment Management and was employed for 10 years at CoreStates Financial as a programmer/analyst. He received his BS in management information systems from Rowan University.
 
Jim Shields joined TIFF in 2008. He serves as Chief Information Officer, with overall responsibility for information technology at TIFF. Prior to joining TIFF, Mr. Shields spent 27 years at Delaware Investments serving in multiple roles and providing technology support during several mergers and outsourcing deals. For 10 of those 27 years, he was Delaware's Chief Information Officer, leading a technology team that supported up to 2,000 users. Mr. Shields has an undergraduate degree in mathematics and an MBA in information systems, both from Saint Joseph's University.
 
Dave Snow joined TIFF in 2013 and is responsible for many of TIFF’s technology efforts. This includes the firm’s applications, investment data management and analytics platforms, TIFF’s website, and member reporting systems. Mr. Snow was previously employed for over 13 years at the Harvard Management Company, most recently as a Vice President overseeing project management. He holds a BA in business administration from Framingham State University and an MBA from the Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.
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