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David W. Williams

Head of Design

David Williams is head of design for Morningstar. He is responsible for corporate design and its application to brand identity, products, communications, and the workplace. 

Williams joined Morningstar in 1993 and has been instrumental in establishing design as one of the company’s core capabilities. Under his leadership, Morningstar has been nationally recognized for design quality in product marketing and communications. 

Williams holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial design from Ohio State University and a master’s degree in fine arts from Yale University School of Art. He is a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts.

Rob Pinkerton is chief marketing officer for Morningstar.

An expert in consumer, business, and technology marketing, Pinkerton was previously chief marketing officer for HelloWallet, a leading provider of online financial wellness that Morningstar acquired in 2014.

Before joining HelloWallet, Pinkerton served in executive marketing and product roles for Adobe Systems, LexisNexis, and Siebel Systems (which was acquired by Oracle). Pinkerton was also a legislative counsel with responsibility for technology and social policy issues in the U.S. Senate during the 104th and 105th Congress.

Pinkerton holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, political science, and history from the University of Richmond, a juris doctor degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law, and a master’s degree in business administration with concentrations in information technology management, marketing, and strategy from Carnegie Mellon University.
 
 
 
     
 
Rob Pinkerton is chief marketing officer for Morningstar.

An expert in consumer, business, and technology marketing, Pinkerton was previously chief marketing officer for HelloWallet, a leading provider of online financial wellness that Morningstar acquired in 2014.

Before joining HelloWallet, Pinkerton served in executive marketing and product roles for Adobe Systems, LexisNexis, and Siebel Systems (which was acquired by Oracle). Pinkerton was also a legislative counsel with responsibility for technology and social policy issues in the U.S. Senate during the 104th and 105th Congress.

Pinkerton holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, political science, and history from the University of Richmond, a juris doctor degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law, and a master’s degree in business administration with concentrations in information technology management, marketing, and strategy from Carnegie Mellon University.
 
 
 
     
 
Rob Pinkerton is chief marketing officer for Morningstar.

An expert in consumer, business, and technology marketing, Pinkerton was previously chief marketing officer for HelloWallet, a leading provider of online financial wellness that Morningstar acquired in 2014.

Before joining HelloWallet, Pinkerton served in executive marketing and product roles for Adobe Systems, LexisNexis, and Siebel Systems (which was acquired by Oracle). Pinkerton was also a legislative counsel with responsibility for technology and social policy issues in the U.S. Senate during the 104th and 105th Congress.

Pinkerton holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, political science, and history from the University of Richmond, a juris doctor degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law, and a master’s degree in business administration with concentrations in information technology management, marketing, and strategy from Carnegie Mellon University.
 
 
 
     
 

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