INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY CREATORS
The increasing complexity of financial market puts growing demands on the quality of education of finance professionals. MODRIKA has responded to this by selecting the leading experts in their fields to teach in our courses in finance. These professionals are associated with top business schools and financial institutions and have significant teaching as well as consulting experience, ensuring they remain on top of the latest developments in finance.
Leading experts from renowned business schools such as IIT, IIM, ISB, A.N.U, John Hopkins University, CHICAGO BUSINESS SCHOOL,University of Berkeley, and Imperial College.
Mr. Shivesh Kumar : Based out of Chicago and master from University of Berkeley. He has done 5 year Integrated Masters of Technology in Mathematics and Computing from IIT Delhi. He has worked in NOMURA SECURITIES Associate. He has extensive experience in developing portfolios and outlooks for global equity markets with emphasis on US markets. Publishing reports and maintaining frameworks for external clients (Hedge funds, Asset management firms). He has Identified alpha using quantitative factors with the objective of formulating regional and sectoral portfolio. He has determined the relative attractiveness of different asset classes (equities/commodities/FX) and make asset allocation recommendations. He has also developed and test customized stock screens and investment strategies for the firm’s institutional clients and assisted in the development, maintenance and updating of databases for the Global Quantitative Strategy group. During his tenure at Tokyo Quantitative Research Team, He has optimized and back-tested intraday trading strategies. He was involved in Key projects: Limit order book modeling, Backtesting of Nikkei index arbitrage, Futures trading based on stocks’ bid/ask ratio & Sector based portfolio construction also conceptualized and carried out tick level data based research to develop quant models keeping market risk, execution risk and market microstructure in perspective.
Mr. Bhavya Arnav: Managing Director, Prophecis Analytics and Consulting Pvt. Ltd. ( www.prophecis.com) and Algowire Technologies. He is alumnus of IIT Delhi, ISB and extensive experience in managing extensive asset class during his tenure at HSBC. His experience includes Quantitative Analytics : Risk Management, Portfolio Management, Financial Analytics, Monte Carlo Analysis, Algorithmic Trading, Automated Trading Systems. Business Analytics in Structured Products : Analysis and Implementation of Quantitative models. Prior experience on calypso and calypso system analysis(Credit Derivatives). Data Mining and Machine Learning : Knowledge Discovery, Pattern Recognition, Adaptive Systems, Support Vector Machines. Specialties: Risk Management, Algorithmic Trading, Quantitative Analysis , Applied Machine Learning , Data Mining, Structured Credit Products,Calypso,Systems Analysis,Business Analytics. He actively participate in aligning vision of MODRIKA to become no.1 brand in Algorithmic Trading and High Frequency Trading.
Mr. Ayush: He is alumni of IIT Delhi and extensive experience in derivative trading while his experience in Jaypee Capital. Currently as a senior analyst with Credit Suisse world's leading investment bank working he is involved in quant trading technologies. He has built and maintained automated global portfolio analysis tool covering stocks across 36 countries; being used by Tokyo sales team. With a team of Quant Researchers trading on Equity/Cash portfolios in European Market. He has developed Style Indices (Value, Growth, Earning & Price Momentum) covering over 35 fundamental and technical indicators for enabling traders to understand what is being priced/rewarded/penalized by the market and also established web based interactive research platform integrating data from Bloomberg and Lehman databases.
Mr. Hari: Hari completed his undergraduate studies from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and graduate studies from the Johns Hopkins University. Hari currently resides in Chicago and has interests in financial engineering and computational finance.
Mr. Praveen Kumar: Based out of California and an undergraduate from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati as rank holder. Over 13 years in high-end research and development hardware acceleration and low latency data. Recently working on Technology development in High Frequency trading. He is known as creator of technological ideas .
Mr. Shivesh Jha: Just at the age of 25 years, he is serving as Executive director of Arbitrage desk in Nomura Securities in London. He is economics graduate from Imperial college, London. Currently the main brain child behind setting arbitrage Desk setup in MODRIKA.
Mr. Vipin Kumar : He is a Technopreneur, Innovator and Author. He also serves as Executive Director of Prophecis Analytics and Consulting Pvt. Ltd. An undergraduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. At a young age he founded the entrepreneurship cell in his college. His initiatives endorsed by Ex-President of India Dr. A.P.J. Kalam for entrepreneurial spirits. He has rich corporate experience working in top Multi National Companies like Honda and Sterlite Group. Vipin is a passionate entrepreneur and believes in spreading the message of entrepreneurship. Currently heading as Director of MODRIKA (Asia Pacific).