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About forward look, inc.

We are a boutique consultancy that focuses on the innovative contributions that investment operations can deliver to directly support portfolio performance.


Our Boston headquarters is located at:

   101 Federal Street

   19th Floor

   Boston, Massachusetts

   US  02110-1861


   phone +1 617 333-8947



Our San Franciso office is located at:

   50 California Street
   Suite 1500
   San Francisco, California
   US 94111-4612


   phone +1 415 937-7696


You can also contact us via eMail :



Our Boston Headquaters . . . (view map)


We are approximately four (4) miles from Logan Airport. Exit from the airport northeast towards Airport Rd. Take I-90 W and Congress St to High St.  Drive onto Federal St




There is a multi-level underground parking lot across our office.

Our San Francisco Office . . . (view map)


We are approximately fifteen (15) miles from the San Francisco International Airport. On leaving the airport premises, head northwest on US-101 N. Keep right at the fork to continue on I-80 E, follow signs for Bay Bridge/Interstate 80.

Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 2 for Fourth Street. Use the left 3 lanes to turn left onto Bryant St. 0.7 mi. Turn left onto Main St.Pass by Citibank (on the left in 0.6 mi). Continue onto Drumm St. Turn left onto California St




Turn LEFT on DRUMM ST. Go 1 block to Sacramento St., and turn LEFT. A parking garage is located on the left.

Chito Jovellanos, President & CEO


Chito Jovellanos is the President and CEO of forward look, inc., a Boston and San Francisco based product development advisory that enables institutional investors and their managers to improve portfolio performance by minimizing implementation shortfalls.


Prior to launching forward look, inc. in 1999, he was CIO of ISI Emerging Markets (acquired by Euromoney plc), and was responsible for world-wide product marketing and technology for this emerging markets information provider. From 1994 to 1997, he was Director of Research & Development at the Electronic Settlements Group (now Omgeo) in Thomson Financial. Before joining Thomson, Chito was Vice-President of Business Planning at ScotiaMcLeod (now Scotia Capital), and helped establish the Capital Market Group's equity derivative operation. From 1985 to 1991, Chito acted in various capacities at Reuters plc, most notably as Director of Product Development in the Transaction Products Group at the Instinet division.


Chito served as an advisor to the FAO on the potential development of new agricultural futures, and to the World Economic Forum on the impact of ECommerce in Asia.


Chito participates in various industry groups on derivative business processes and commodity trading. He publishes in refereed journals and speaks at conferences on information quality in the global securities industry.


Chito is also a Partner at GARmarkets which invests in sustainable seafood. Furthermore, he was a long-standing Board Member and Advisor to Troubadour, a pioneering non-profit that focused on music and art education in underserved children's schools in the Boston area.