Hans Tallis is a Managing Director in the Corporate Finance Group at Wells Fargo Securities. The group advises corporate clients on capital structure issues, identifying opportunities for improving funding efficiency, managing risk, and enhancing shareholder value. Hans holds an MBA from Columbia, an MS in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon, and BS degrees in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Virginia. He has been a Chartered Financial Analyst since 2007. He has authored 26 refereed publications and invited talks, and is a member of national honor societies for business, engineering, scientific research, and leadership.