Mr. Riedel is founder and President of Riedel Research Group, a provider of independent equity research focusing on emerging markets in Asia, Latin America, and Europe. Previously, Mr. Riedel worked as an analyst at Salomon Smith Barney in New York and Bangkok. While in New York, he covered business services stocks, including staffing and outsourcing, as well as small-cap growth companies in the automobile and motorsports industries. While overseas, Mr. Riedel supervised a twelve-person research team covering telecommunications companies and other industries in Southeast Asia. Mr. Riedel is the author of "Finding the Hot Spots: 10 Strategies for Global Investing" (Wiley, 2006).