Chartered Accountant by qualification, VVK has over 38 years of experience with Indian Financial Markets. After several years of sub-broking to a corporate broking house, he headed Gayatri Capital Ltd from 1996 to 2005. He was the partner in MOSL and headed the Andhra Pradesh operations from 2005 to 2007.
He was the president of Association of NSE Members of India (ANMI) for the year 2005-06. His vast retail broking experience, thorough knowledge of Capital Markets and aptitude of creating products is the back-bone to ViVeKam.
Head - Products
Yashwant currently heads products at Vivekam Financial Services. A Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) and graduate from the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University, Yashwant has held multiple infrastructure positions in his 9 year stint in silicon valley.
He brings a great deal of big corporate experience with companies such as Oracle as well as unicorn startup experience with Sysdig in San Francisco to the board at Vivekam.
Mr. Balakrishna holds a Masters degree in Networking and Communications from University of Southern California. He has handled assignments that involved launching of products, brand management and strategic partnership at Product Partner LLC, a USD 500 million corporation for the last 11 years before joining Vivekam as a Board Member.
Currently with brand management and negotiations of strategic partnerships on his domain, he is also responsible for managing reporting and mode of dissemination of information on product performance in real time to all customers.
Vice President - Engineering
With over 20 years of experience in IT and Web Technologies and their extensive use in Stock Broking industry when he worked with Gayatri Capital Ltd and Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd, Ram Babu has helped develop IT systems that can easily interact with NSE trading platforms, NSDL, CDSL and broker’s back office systems seamlessly.
Several solutions developed by him are found in brokers’ office till date. At Vivekam, he is heading the team whose main focus is to build an engine that would enable integration of all the moving parts required to build scalable infrastructure for investment products.
Assistant Vice President - R&D
Avanti holds an Honors Degree in Fashion and Industry Management from Philadelphia University. She worked as a Technical designer at Michael Kors (USA), Inc. and as a Production Coordinator (which involved handling teams of sizes up to 400ppl) at American Apparel a USD 350 Million corporation before joining Vivekam in the research and development team.
Her grasp over software programming has been of great assistance on the software development side. She has been constantly involved with the software department in the development and validation of the products.