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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 +1 617 299-1098


Please note that our San Franciso office is now closed. Please direct all support inquiries to our Boston office (details above), or to your designated client manager.

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 then Congress St to High St.  Drive onto Federal St.




There is a multi-level underground parking lot across our office directly under the Bank of America building.

Chito Jovellanos, President & CEO


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


He also 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.


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.

Chito Jovellanos - Founder
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