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Vinesh Jha

Founder, ExtractAlpha

Vinesh Jha founded ExtractAlpha in 2013 with the mission of bringing analytical rigor to the analysis and distribution of unique data sets to capital markets participants. From 1999 to 2005, Vinesh was the Director of Quantitative Research at StarMine in San Francisco, where he developed industry leading metrics of sell side analyst performance as well as successful commercial alphas and products based on analyst, fundamental, and other data sources. Subsequently he developed systematic trading strategies for proprietary trading desks at Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley in New York. Most recently he was a senior researcher at PDT Partners, a spinoff of Morgan Stanley's biggest prop trading group.. Vinesh holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and a graduate degree from the University of Cambridge, both in mathematics.

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