Vishnu Kurella

senior portfolio manager, Citadel

Vishnu Kurella is a senior portfolio manager in Citadel’s asset management division. He has been a portfolio manager for almost fifteen years and he employs an investment framework combining macroeconomic analysis with quantitative option trading strategies. Vishnu was credited by an FT editor this year for accurately identifying the stock market’s fragility and predicting a collapse, as written in his Financial Times op-ed. Prior to joining Citadel, Vishnu was an associate partner and portfolio manager at Caxton Associates, a global macro hedge fund. Previous to this, he held roles as a portfolio manager investing in equity and foreign exchange derivatives at BlueMountain Capital Management and HBK Capital Management.  Vishnu is a CFA charterholder and received a Bachelor of Arts in mathematical economic analysis from Rice University.