Karan Sood

CEO & Managing Director, Head of Product Development
CBOE Vest
Biography

Karan has over a decade of experience in derivative based investment strategy, design and trading - working both in asset management and investment banking. Karan's prior work experience includes working at Barclays Capital. Last based in New York, he was responsible for using derivatives to design structured investment strategies and solutions for the firm’s institutional clients in the Americas. Prior to his role in New York, Karan worked in similar capacity in London with Barclays Capital’s European clients.

Karan received a master’s degree in Decision Sciences & 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.

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