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Vivek Viswanathan 愚難深, CFA

Managing Director,
Head of Research

Vivek Viswanathan conducts equity, commodity, and asset factor identification research; models economic regimes to inform asset allocation decisions; identifies macroeconomic risk factors that drive asset returns; and publishes research in support of Rayliant’s product methodologies.

Prior to joining Rayliant, Vivek spent nearly a decade conducting sophisticated research for industry leader Research Affiliates, LLC. He received a BA degree in economics from the University of Chicago, a Master of Financial Engineering from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, and is currently a Ph.D candidate at the UC Irvine Merage School of Business. He is a charter of CFA Institute and a member of the CFA Society of Orange County.