Arun Kumar

I enjoy exploring new ways to solve old problems and am currently working on products & services that span Finance, Artificial Intelligence & Hardware

ENTREPRENEURIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Currently exploring ideas at Factex Labs
  • Advised & assisted consulting startup ENSTOA. Grew from a few employees to #9 on Inc. 500 list of America‚Äôs fastest growing companies. Exchanged IP for equity.
  • Co-founded GLOBALFILINGS, provider of SEC filings & fundamental market data to analysts. Investors:TRW, Hitachi JP. Integrated product with Europrospectus which was acquired by Factset
  • Co-founded CONTEXTWEB, a leading Ad Exchange company. Exchanged IP for equity. Investors included Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Acquired by Pulsepoint
  • Led the technology team at GOBI, an innovative provider of affordable home computing & Internet services. Featured in the NYT, WSJ, CNNfn & Forbes among others. Acquired by Earthlink
  • Started career at SAPIENT as one of the first 100 employees pre-IPO. Was part of the company's growth to 3000+ employees in over 7 countries. NASDAQ: SAPE. Acquired by Publicis Groupe

FINANCIAL SERVICES EXPERIENCE - (Business & Quantitative analysis)

  • Financial-tech strategy advisor for a multi-strategy credit opportunities Hedge fund (NY)
  • Head of software $9B Leading multi-strategy Hedge fund (NY)
  • Tech strategy, process analysis & roadmap for a premier $25B multi-strategy Hedge fund (LA)
  • Designed tools/analytics for a top ten $26B Private Equity Real Estate/Hedge fund (NY)
  • Modeled & built a comprehensive risk application at a MBS Hedge Fund (NY)
  • Created Fx Hedging models/applications at a $14B Activist Hedge Fund (London)
  • Constructed derivative models/applications for a large investment bank (NY, London)
  • Designed a superannuation solution for an international joint-venture fund (Boston,Sydney)