Daniel Tabbush has been an equity analyst in Asia since 1993, firstly focused on Thai banks and subsequently, on Asian banks. He was Head of Asian Bank research at CLSA for most his career, overseeing coverage of approximately 80 banks and 10 analysts in Asia. He has been highly ranked by Asiamoney and Bloomberg, as well as by institutional investors focused on Asia. Daniel grew up in Los Angeles, graduated from University of California, San Diego in Economics, cum laude and with Phi Beta Kappa honors. Since 2014, he has been a member of UCSD's Economics Leadership Council (ELC), supporting Economic students at the University through this alumni association. He was the only speaker on Asian banks at the Independent Research Summit in Hong Kong in 2013, and will present there again in 2014. Daniel writes the Banking On Asia column for SNL Financial and provides macro-economic bank research for Asianomics Group in Hong Kong. He published his book Quit & Run: My Wake Up Call On Wall Street, about his life as a bank equity analyst in the stock broking world, shortly after leaving the industry in 2012.