Josh Peirez

President and COO of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation

Mr. Peirez has extensive experience in the financial arena and is currently the President and COO of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation.

Prior to joining The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, Mr. Peirez spent 10 years at MasterCard and served in several roles, including Chief Innovation Officer, Group Executive of Innovative Platforms, Chief Payment System Integrity Officer and Group Executive of Global Public Policy and Associate General Counsel.

Before joining MasterCard in 2000, Mr. Peirez served as an Associate at Clifford Chance Rogers and Wells focusing on antitrust litigation. He served as a Director at Digital Trowel (Israel) Ltd. He has served on the Federal Reserve Board's Consumer Advisory Council and the Board of Directors for the Westchester County Association. In 2009, he was named as one of the Top 10 Innovators of 2009 by Bank Technology News.

Mr. Peirez received his Bachelor of Science degree in Policy Analysis, Economic and Government Studies from Cornell University. He also earned a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, where he received the Corpus Juris Secundum Award in Criminal Law and Comparative Constitutional Law.