Karan Sood has over a decade of experience in derivative-based investment strategy design and trading, and is responsible for the firm’s product development. Mr. Sood also serves as a portfolio manager.
Prior to founding Cboe Vest in 2012, Mr. Sood worked at ProShares. Previously, Mr. Sood worked as a vice president at Barclays Capital. Last based in New York, he was responsible for using derivatives to design structured investment strategies and solutions for institutional clients in the Americas. Prior to his role in New York, Mr. Sood worked in a similar capacity in London with Barclays Capital’s European clients.
Mr. Sood received a master’s degree in decision sciences and operations research from London School of Economics & Political Science. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.