Vikas Kalra is currently an Executive Director within the Portfolio Management Analytics team at MSCI. Vikas is responsible for the Equity Portfolio Analytics business with broker dealers in Americas East Coast based out of New York. He manages the firm’s strategic relationship with clients to develop risk management and portfolio construction solutions and has most recently overseen the roll out of Barra’s ETF Premium Analytics offering.
Prior to this Mr. Kalra worked as a Barra Analytics Specialist covering Hedge Funds out of New York. Mr. Kalra joined MSCI in 2006. Prior to joining MSCI, Mr. Kalra worked in high net worth sales and trading development at FXCM, one of the largest currency retail trading firms. In addition, Mr. Kalra has served as a high school chemistry and physics teacher in New Jersey.
Mr. Kalra holds a double major in Chemical Engineering and Biology, a double minor in English and Economics from Rutgers University, and is a CFA charterholder.