Prior to co-founding Praesidium, Mr. Uddo worked at Viking Global Investors from Viking’s inception in 1999 until 2003. He was a Portfolio Manager as well as an Analyst responsible for telecom services, newspapers, and selected cyclicals. Prior to Viking Global, he worked at JPMorgan Investment Management (JPMIM) from 1994 until 1999. While at JPMIM, he covered the paper/forest products, packaging, building products, and metals/mining sectors. He was responsible for heading up the global teams for these industries, managing the commodities portion of JPMIM’s Analyst Fund, and developing the firm’s forecast for selected commodities. Mr. Uddo graduated with honors from Columbia Business School in 1994 with an MBA in Finance and he received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1991 as a Phi Beta Kappa.