QuantInsti & Goldman Sachs Asset Management Seminar

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QuantInsti - Goldman Sachs Asset Management Seminar

Date: 15th May, 2015

Venue: Sofitel, BKC Mumbai

Speakers: Rajib Ranjan Borah, Gaurav Raizada, Radhakrishna Pendyala and Sameer Desai

Event Schedule

  • Quantifying News for Automated Trading - 7:15 PM to 7:45 PM
  • Opportunities in ETFs - 7:45 to 8:15 PM
  • High Frequency Market Micro-structure - 8:15 PM to 8:45 PM
  • Dinner & Networking - 8:45 PM to 10:30 PM


Eloquent Speakers from QuantInsti Quantitative Learning Pvt. Ltd.:

Rajib Ranjan Borah is the co-Founder & Director of iRageCapital Advisory Pvt Ltd, & QuantInsti Quantitative Learning Pvt Ltd. He spoke and discussed on Quantifying News for Automated Trading.

Gaurav Raizada is a Director at iRageCapital Advisory Private Ltd., leads the firm's advisory practice in India on the Systems, Performance and Strategies and he spoke on High Frequency Market MicroStructure.

Eloquent Speakers from Goldman Sachs Asset Management:

Radhakrishna Pendyala is part of the Goldman Sachs Asset Management Investments team for the India ETF business and has an extensive experience in designing new investment products and carrying out research related activities. He has over 12 years of industry experience having worked in Fidelity Investments, Modelytics and NumberPlus India Private Limited. Radhakrishna previously completed his graduation from IIT Madras, and post-graduation from IIM, Indore. He has also completed his Masters in Financial Engineering from the City University of New York.

Sameer Desai has about 24 years of experience in Capital Markets, in areas such as Institutional Equity Sales, Private Wealth Management, Independent Financial Advisory (IFA) Group, ETFs and Indexing. He is an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs Asset Management (India) Private Limited, heading the Stock Broking vertical where the products are primarily ETFs. He joined Goldman Sachs Asset Management in India post acquisition of Benchmark Asset management India Pvt. Ltd. Before joining Benchmark Asset Management, he was a Vice President at JM Financial Services Private Limited and Prabhudas Liladhar Private Limited-both leading financial services groups in India. He has done numerous presentations across India on Indexing and ETFs, at Benchmark Asset Management. He specialized in Polymer Technology branch of Chemical Engineering and also did Management Studies, from Mumbai, India.

Event Focus

The event was focused on spreading awareness among traders, investors and wealth managers about new developments in the trading technologies and strategies using news and market microstructure. It also focused on what opportunities are available in Exchange-Traded Funds.


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