Madhusudan Subramanian, CAIA, CFA, Chapter Executive

Founder and CIO of Azimuth Research

CAIA Member since 2014

Mr. Madhusudan Subramanian is the Founder and CIO of Azimuth Research, a leading global investment research and analytics firm based in Mumbai. He has worked at MSCI, Morgan Stanley, Principal Financial Group, Kotak Mahindra Group and American Express in roles spanning quantitative investment research and strategies, new product development, risk analytics and Fin-Tech ventures.

As a former Executive Director and Co-Head of Global Quantitative Research and a Member of Equity Index Committee at MSCI, he oversaw nearly USD 50 billion+ ETF and smart beta strategies linked to MSCI Global, Factor, ESG and Economic Exposure Indexes

He brings over 20 years of experience in Global Equities, Quantitative Research, Factor and ESG based investing. His expertise lies in employing a distinct “Quant-amental” research process that integrates Quantitative Factor Analytics with deep fundamental and thematic analysis to uncover high quality growth and value stocks and run Systematic multi-asset trading strategies across developed and emerging markets

Mr. Madhusudan received an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, a master’s diploma in International Business from NMIMS, Mumbai and holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Trichy. He also holds the CFA and CAIA designations.