Vichara adds Praveen Chintakuntha as director of technical services

(New York: Oct 30, 2014): Vichara Technologies, Inc., a leading capital markets technology firm specializing in valuation and risk management solutions, announced today that it has appointed Praveen Chintakuntha as director of technical services.

In his new role, Praveen will be part of Vichara’s structured products business line. A seasoned technologist, equipped with a wealth of software development experience, Praveen will help build new products and enhance existing products to deliver more value to Vichara’s clients.

Praveen brings to Vichara over 15 years of experience in designing and developing technology solutions for investment management industry. His key expertise lies in building technology solutions for unlocking business value, streamlining operations while minimizing risks.

Prior to joining Vichara, Praveen worked with Western Asset Management and Citigroup Asset Management where he led their systems initiatives across the front, middle and back office. He has been instrumental in building enterprise wide platforms to support various business functions such as trading, portfolio management, risk management, research & modeling, data management, operations and reporting. Praveen has cleared first two levels of the CFA program and is a graduate of Osmania University, India.