VECTOR CAPITAL GROUP AG APPOINTS NEW CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Updated: Apr 9

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High growth algorithmic trading company, Vector Capital Group AG, is delighted to announce the appointment of Ritabrata Bhattacharyya (Rito) to its Senior Management team.


Rito brings with him 15 years of experiences as a professional quantitative trader, investment strategist and technologist. Having consulted leading global hedge funds in quantitative modelling and delta-neutral alpha-generation techniques, Rito will play a key role in furthering the company’s vision to raise a new standard in trading financial markets using high growth algorithmic trading strategies and strong risk management.


Having earned a Master’s degree in Engineering and Computational Biology from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Rito went on to co-found TrueRisk Labs, a start-up that applies machine learning and artificial intelligence to predict the market direction, as well as Blowfish Technologies, a company pushing the usage of blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies in finance.


He continues to be a long-standing member of Mensa and holds multiple software patents and journal publications in diverse fields – from computational biology to customer experience management.


“We are very honoured and excited to welcome Rito to our management board and believe his exceptional experience and passion will undoubtedly drive our group to new heights.” “After a recent visit to Dubai to meet and welcome him to the team, we had a chance to spend good time getting to know each other and develop our strategy for the future. Not only has Rito had senior roles within well regarded hedge funds, he has built a number of successful businesses and acted as a key faculty member in teaching the next generation of quants at WorldQuant University.Founder and CEO of Vector Capital Group AG, Sezer Sherif


Officially launched in July 2018, Vector Capital Group AG is fast-becoming one of the sector’s leading algorithmic trading firms.  The company recently announce the acquisition of a UK FCA regulated investment firm, in a step to advance its group structure.


Vanguard Wealth Limited will sit alongside the Chicago Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) regulation, National Futures Association (NFA) membership and membership to the UK’s Alternative Investment Managers Association (AIMA). This dynamic advancement comes as the investment sector continues to develop industry regulations and will propel Vector Capital Group to a new level.


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