William H. Eigen III, Managing Director, is the head of the Absolute Return and Opportunistic Fixed Income Team at J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Prior to joining the firm in 2008, Bill headed Highbridge Capital Management's Fixed Income Group and spent 12 years at Fidelity Investments as an analyst and lead portfolio manager, where he managed approximately $10 billion across a number of multi-sector mutual funds and institutional products, including the $8 billion Fidelity Strategic Income Fund. Bill began his career in 1990 as a Group Pension Investment consultant in the Retirement and Investment Services Group at CIGNA, where he completed his tenure as a Stable Value (GIC) Investment manager, focusing specifically on the development of dedicated fixed-income portfolio management strategies. He holds a B.S. in finance from the University of Rhode Island and is a CFA charterholder. Bill has served on the Board of Directors of the Boston Security Analysts Society and is a current member of its Education Board.