Sumit Mahajan, CAIA, FRM

Managing Director, Head of Client Service
Sumit has 17 years of experience in designing, developing and delivering business critical technology solutions in the financial and software industry. As part of the company’s leadership team, and Head of Client Services and Implementation, Sumit oversees client management, implementation and delivery of financial solutions, along with overall strategy of the company’s growth.

Sumit has worked as a client strategy expert in asset management with expertise in listed and alternative space; and understanding of portfolio management, trading and operational workflow. Prior to joining Portfolio BI, Sumit was a Managing Director at ACA Technology Solutions and was responsible for client service and implementations of the NorthPoint Product Suite and Decryptex Trade Surveillance.  Before joining ACA, Sumit was a consultant specializing in software solutions for multi strategy, global macro and multi-strategy hedge funds. Early in his career, Sumit worked as a programmer with Wipro Technologies.

Sumit is a CAIA and FRM charter holder and received his Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science from Punjab Technical University, India.

Blog Posts

SEC change of rules creates better risk management strategy for broker accounts

Earlier this year, the SEC (U.S Securities and Exchange Commission) published a press release regarding its intention for better risk management in clearance and settlement for broker accounts.

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Keeping Data Safe and Organised with PBI’s Security Master

In today's digital landscape, the ubiquity of data is undeniable. The strategic organization of data is paramount for business success. For years, companies have aspired to be data-driven, and asset management firms are no exception. However, the path to data-driven success in asset management has encountered unique challenges.

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SEC's New Final Rule: The Importance of Data Governance and Cybersecurity in the Alternative Asset Industry

Data governance is the responsibility for managing an organization's data's availability, usability, integrity, and security within its enterprise systems.

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Private markets growth must consider operational resilience

Back in April, S&P Global stated that ‘the spotlight is now firmly on private markets’. However, the company also referenced the current economic climate, stating that private markets are ‘operating in waters that are still running deep’.

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Portfolio BI and Alkymi partner to revolutionize decision-making in Alternative Asset Management with an advanced data integration

Portfolio BI, a leading provider of portfolio analytics and reporting solutions, is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with Alkymi.

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SaaS Cost of Outsourcing

Appetite among investment managers for SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions has exploded exponentially over this decade. However, as cost pressures continue to trend upwards for the industry, some firms are looking to extract efficiencies by re-thinking their approaches to both SaaS and the cloud.

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eflow Global and Portfolio BI working together

Regulatory compliance tech vendor eflow Global is working with Portfolio BI, a developer of investment management software and services, to help managers meet regulator and investor requirements.

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Why technology could be a make or break for managers during fundraisings

Both traditional and alternative asset managers are in the midst of a challenging fundraising period. With institutional allocators becoming increasingly selective, managers need to demonstrate to prospective clients that their internal systems– including technology infrastructure–are of high-calibre.

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The SEC Proposes New Oversight Requirements for Third Parties

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unveiled protective new proposals in October 2022 which would affect all investment firms that outsource certain functions or services to third party contractors.

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The importance of accurate data reporting for funds regulated by the SEC

SEC commissioner Caroline Crenshaw recently spoke on data quality and accuracy, noting that there are “many tools available to aid with the submission of high-quality, accurate data.”

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The SEC revamps Form PF

Introduced under the Dodd-Frank Act as a mechanism to enable US regulators to proactively identify build-ups of systemic risk in the private funds industry

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Private equity – a long, winding digital journey

We have long spoken about private equity regarding their lack of automation and steadfast refusal to digitalise core operations - at least relative to other asset classes such as hedge funds and long-only managers – but it seems the private equity industry is finally starting to play catch-up.

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