Arun Kumar

Entrepreneurial financial technologist focused on products and services that span finance, AI & custom hardware. Currently exploring the democratization of financial services related to micro-investing, wealth management & algorithmic trading with the goal of improving the financial well-being of individual consumers.

Provided business and quantitative analysis to some of the world’s top hedge funds & private equity firms such as Angelo Gordon, Canyon Capital, The Children’s Investment Fund, QVT & Carlyle Blue Wave in New York City, Los Angeles and London. Previously with Bellpoint Capital, Davidson Kempner Capital Management & Sapient. Collaborated with portfolio managers having $10B+ AUM and led multiple $10+ MM programs that consisted of 30+ person teams, delivering alpha generation and operational efficiency initiatives for the front and middle office across various asset classes and investment strategies.

Co-founded and worked with startups in industries ranging from financial services, advertising technology, accessible computing and capital projects in the US, UK & Australia. Conducted on-site business ranging from partnerships to company purchase transactions in Canada, India, Japan, Singapore, Thailand & Ukraine.

Holds a BS in Computer Science from Kent State University along with Certificates in Real Estate Finance (NYU) and Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence (MIT). Currently attending the INSEAD global executive MBA program in France, Abu Dhabi & Singapore.