Siddhartha Pandey

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Senior Leadership Professional with over 14+ yrs of international work experience as an Entrepreneur, a P&L Owner, an Operations & Growth Manager and a Financial Analyst.

Industry Experience: B2B & B2C Retail and Distribution, Technology Services, Financial Services

Roles & Companies: VP Marketing - ShopX, Co-Founder & COO Gadex Technologies, Several Financial Analyst/Associate Roles in Societe Generale, Nomura, Thomas White International, Infosys BPO. 

Education: Mechanical Engineering Graduate from IIT Kharagpur, CFA Level III (charter pending renewal), FRM

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Co-founder & COO
October 2015 - December 2018 horizontal_split 3 years, 2 months location_on India
• Co- Founded and Setup a semi-organized retail chain (Omni Channel + OYO model) by aggregating 200+ unorganized mobile stores clocking a monthly GMV of Rs 15 million o The retail chain was pivoted from an initial first party marketplace/ B2B distribution platform catering to 2500 unorganized retailers in Bangalore
Equity Derivatives Analyst
Societe Generale
September 2013 - October 2015 horizontal_split 2 years location_on India
Equity Derivatives
June 2010 - November 2012 horizontal_split 2 years, 5 months location_on India
• Collaborating with clients, sales and internal research groups to construct innovative custom baskets and thematic ideas, to take advantage of market scenario through derivatives and delta one products. • Quantitative modeling of Systematic trading strategies like Call Overwriting, Risk Reversals, Cross Spreads, Call Spreads, dispersion etc. Modeling involves historical back testing, stress testing, scenario analysis and provisions for downside risk management. Platform used is Microsoft Excel VBA and Bloomberg. • Researching and generating: o Return enhancing alpha strategies like Equal Risk Contribution, fundamental strategies like dividend yield strategies, sector screening strategies etc. o Hedging Strategies to minimize downside risk given a portfolio’s exposure and systematic delta hedged strategies. o Custom baskets to take advantage of macro scenarios, index rebalancing, seasonality, trends etc. o Taking exposure to particular asset classes or strategies through listed ETF’s and other arbitrage scenarios. o Event based strategies like delisting/listing in an index, earnings announcements etc. o Relative value sector screening and long short sector neutral strategies. • Developing excel based analytics tools for the desk enabling quantitative screening and back testing a universe on the strategies handled by the desk. • Providing multi asset (Single Stocks Equity, Indices, Credit Indices, FX, ETFs and Commodities) trading analytics and commentary of major derivative trends, global macros, technical arbitrage scenarios and relative value opportunities. • Publishing daily multi asset, cross regional analytics reports on volatility, spreads and correlations. Other publications include ‘India Derivatives Daily’, which provides market insight with recommendation and analysis on listed futures and options in India.
Quantitative Analyst
Thomas White International
July 2007 - June 2010 horizontal_split 2 years, 11 months location_on India
• Developed Quantitative Equity Valuation models (using SAS) for the universe of stocks covered by the firm. Models were based on fundamental variables (Primarily Valuation Variables combined with other indicative factors for timeliness, growth etc.) • Reviewed the performance of the Model on an ongoing basis by back testing • Evaluated the models for biases towards a particular Stock or a Sub industry • Changed the models based on firm’s Investment philosophy, Coverage and Benchmark performance (Russell 3000 for US and MSCI EAFE for International), Downside protection, Sub Industry inclusiveness etc • Issued Blanket recommendations (Buy, Sell, Hold) backed with the model results and fundamental research in the form of Research reports to firm’s clients • Produced an in-house comprehensive and exhaustive Research Report for the universe of stocks covered by the firm on a monthly basis
Quantitative Research Analyst
Infosys BPO
September 2006 - June 2007 horizontal_split 9 months location_on India
• Involved in the validation of financial loan models (on metrics such as PD, LGD, EAD etc.) and implementation of these models on alternate methodologies • Models included Credit Risk (Financial Institutions, Retail Obligor, Real Estate Investment Trusts Obligor, Affordable Housing Obligor, FICO Indirect Auto), Risk Adjusted Return on Capital (RAROC) and Economic Capital Allocation • The above models required knowledge of Statistics, Linear Regression, and SAS, MS Excel, BASEL II standards etc.


IIT Kharagpur
B.Tech and M.Tech
2001 - 2006

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