Dr. Vikas Gupta is the Chief Investment Officer of OmniScience Capital omnisciencecapital.com. Previously, he held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of the SEC-registered global asset management firm ArthVeda Capital. Dr. Gupta is the inventor and architect of the Scientific Alpha framework which is a highly structured, modern version of the value investing philosophy and principles of Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffett and their intellectual followers, i.e. the Superinvestors of Graham-and-Buffettsville. Dr. Gupta has more than 20 years of experience in research, strategy and operations in various CxO-level roles. Dr. Gupta formerly served as Professor and Research Faculty at IIT Kharagpur and University of California, Irvine. He has a B.Tech from IIT Bombay and earned his masters and doctorate from Columbia University, New York. He has also co-authored a book on corporate governance in the context of Sarbanes-Oxley.
The investment strategies based on his concepts have received widespread recognition and awards over the years. His strategy was ranked the No. 1 long-bias equity strategy out of more than 11,000 hedge funds worldwide by Preqin for calendar year 2014 and has won a number of awards for calendar year 2015 and nominations for 2016.
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