Ragu Raghavan, Head of Institutional Solutions, joined Gladius in 2011. He was previously a senior trader at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and ran a global proprietary options book. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Raghavan oversaw a global derivatives portfolio for Marathon Asset Management. Previously, he was a co-Portfolio Manager of Titan Capital’s U.S. Volatility Fund. Mr. Raghavan began his financial career with Merrill Lynch in 1996 as a member of their equity derivatives trading desk. There, he traded a wide variety of option products, ultimately running one of the larger index option books on the street.
Mr. Raghavan holds a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and Princeton University, respectively. He also received a PhD in Theoretical Condensed-Matter Physics from Cornell University.