Marc Joffe chairs the XBRL US State and Local Government Disclosure Modernization Working Group and is a Senior Policy Analyst at Reason Foundation where he researches state and local pensions and other fiscal issues. His research on the financial industry and subsovereign finance has been published by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, the California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission and the Haas Institute at UC Berkeley. Before focusing on public policy, Marc held a number of technology management roles in the financial industry. He first became interested in XBRL while working as an Information Technology manager at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in 2001. After that, he worked on bank loan valuation and structured finance modeling tools at Moody’s Analytics.