Senior Director, Strategy & Volatility Indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices
Ari Rajendra is Senior Director, Strategy and Volatility Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices. He focuses on alternate beta strategies including factor-based strategies, dividends, and volatility, as well as quantitative, thematic, and asset-allocation strategies. In his role, Ari works closely with the sales, marketing, and global research & design departments to bring new ideas to market.
Prior to his current role, Ari was at Deutsche Bank (London) for 10 years. As the European lead for Delta 1 Strategy, his responsibilities included publishing content, marketing products, and providing client solutions related to index and custom products. Additionally, Ari managed Deutsche Bank’s Global ETF Research product. Ari was also at J.P. Morgan for four years, responsible for European Equity Index Research, and held further roles at UBS and a proprietary trading firm.
Ari has a master’s degree in electrical and information engineering from University of Cambridge.