Arun Kumar

I enjoy exploring and advancing initiatives in the areas of financial, physical & emotional wellness.

ENTREPRENEURIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Founder at Factex Labs. Factex Labs explores investments in early-stage Financial, Physical & Emotional wellness technology companies.

  • Board Member, Enstoa. Enstoa provides accelerated digital transformation for the built environment and is one of America's fastest growing companies (Financial Times 2020).

  • Co-founded GlobalFilings, provider of SEC filings & fundamental market data to analysts. Investors:TRW, Hitachi JP. Integrated product with Europrospectus which was acquired by Factset

  • Co-founded ContextWeb, a leading Ad Exchange company. Exchanged IP for equity. Investors included Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Acquired by Pulsepoint

  • Led the technology team at Gobi, an innovative provider of affordable home computing & Internet services. Featured in the NYT, WSJ, CNNfn & Forbes among others. Acquired by Earthlink

  • Started career at Sapient as one of the first 100 employees pre-IPO. Was part of the company's growth to 3000+ employees in over 7 countries. NASDAQ: SAPE. Acquired by Publicis Groupe

FINANCIAL SERVICES EXPERIENCE - (Business & Quantitative analysis)

  • Financial-tech strategy advisor for a multi-strategy credit opportunities Hedge fund (NY)

  • Head of software $9B Leading multi-strategy Hedge fund (NY)

  • Tech strategy, process analysis & roadmap for a premier $25B multi-strategy Hedge/PE-RE fund (LA)

  • Designed tools/analytics for a top ten $26B Private Equity Real Estate/Hedge fund (NY)

  • Modeled & built a comprehensive risk application at a MBS Hedge Fund (NY)

  • Created Fx Hedging models/applications at a $14B Activist Hedge Fund (London)

  • Constructed derivative models/applications for a large investment bank (NY, London)

  • Designed a superannuation solution for an international joint-venture fund (Boston,Sydney)