About NeuralTechSoft

Our Mission

Boost business productivity through cutting edge technology & analytics and train individuals to become expert professionals for the industry without compromising on quality.

Our Vision

We aim to create efficient & practical analytics and attain higher competencies through an extensive domain expertise to enhance business functions and risk management.

ABOUT US

NeuralTechSoft is a leading financial consulting and training firm that specializes in risk management, treasury management, regulatory compliance & policy development and review for financial institutions. We also provide analytics consulting for institutions, thus helping them in making better business decisions based on their data.

Since the year 2000, our consultants have helped banks and financial institutions in over 25 countries with our cutting edge risk management solutions and analytical expertise. Our results reflect the extensive experience of our core team in the field of banking and finance as well as our proficiency with the complex mathematics underlying modern finance. Our proprietary solutions combine the latest research in finance with advanced computing techniques.

The corporate education and training arm of NeuralTechSoft has delivered more than 300 courses in over 30 countries in the Middle-east, South Asia, Africa and Europe. We specialize in courses for banks and financial institutions designed for bank executives at all levels from management associate to senior management. Our trainers are experienced bankers and accomplished academicians who have delivered hundreds of similar courses over the years.

We also collaborate with organisations as well as premier educational institutions to provide specialized training courses in big data analytics, artificial intelligence, R-programming and statistics.

Our Team

Dr. Mahendra Mehta

Chairman and MD - NeuralTechSoft

Since February 2002, Dr. Mehta has been involved in consultancy and executive education in various financial areas focusing primarily on banking, and financial risk management. He has delivered more than 250 talks & seminars in various countries around the globe.

Dr. Mahendra Mehta was the head of Analytics at Citibank, NA, Mumbai (India)and was involved in the development of machine based trading strategies in Foreign exchange, interest rate and European & American equity markets. Prior to this, Dr. Mahendra worked with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Hyderabad (India) for fifteen years and was responsible for the design & development of several Avionics systems, development of Light Combat Aircraft weapon systems etc.

Dr. Mehta received his doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai (India). Among other places, he has also taught at London Business School in 1991-92 and was a guest faculty at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland. He currently teaches Financial markets, Mathematics & Financial Engineering at S P Jain School of Management. Dr Mahendra Mehta is a visiting faculty member at various institutions around the world. He has written many research papers in Engineering and Finance.

Dr. Pratap Sondhi

Chief Adviser | Founder & CEO of Riskhints Ltd., Hongkong

Dr. Sondhi has over 30 years of extensive experience in investment banking, treasury management, exposure management, managing the development and implementation of innovative Price and Credit Risk Management techniques, and other related areas. He has worked at Citibank’s various offices across the globe winning laurels for his unparalleled work in the Risk Management & Derivatives arena. He was the man behind Citibank’s first integrated risk management system. He remained as Global Head for Derivative Analytics at Citibank from 1993-96 and Senior Risk Manager between 1996-98 at Citibank, London. Dr. Sondhi is a Ph.D in Physics from University of Oxford.

Dr. Vikram Kuriyan

Senior Adviser | Chairman - Global Asset Allocation Committee, Columbia

Dr. Kuriyan was the head of Quantitative Strategies and Chairman of the Global Asset Allocation Committee at Columbia Management Group, the asset management division of Bank of America. He was responsible for $30 billion + that were invested in multiple strategies including quantitative equity, asset allocation and absolute return products. He also served as managing director of a fixed-income arbitrage, principal investing and credit trading fund in Tokyo and as the global head of complex derivatives in the commodities group at Merrill Lynch. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst by qualification.

He taught the Mathematics Department in the University of Chicago in 1999-2003. He also received the Graves and Booth Prizes for excellence in teaching.

Dr. Vikram has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Ph.D in Analytical Finance from Harvard University.

Hirak Mukherjee

Strategic Advisor

Hirak is an Oxford Business Alumni and has more than 27 years of leadership and general management experience in the IT industry in India and Asia Pacific region. His career span includes work in almost all areas of Information and Consulting Services, sales & marketing with extensive knowledge of Business & Go-to-market strategies and Marketing management. Hirak is skilled in developing and expanding business with a proven ability to motivate people and form effective performance oriented teams. His areas of strength are customer relationship, relationship with the Government, people management and the ability to build business internationally. A large part of his career has been spent catering to the Financial Services Sector around the region.

Hirak’s educational qualifications include a MSc (CCC) HEC from Paris & SBS University of Oxford and a BSc (Physics) degree from Presidency College of Calcutta. Along with that he holds a PG certification in Export marketing CAPEXIL from Calcutta. He has also done an Executive Program in Leadership & Management (PLAM) from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta and CEP from Harvard Business School.

Dr. Mridul Mehta

Strategic Adviser

Dr. Mridul Mehta has been extensively involved in various areas focusing on mathematics and finance for over ten years. His areas of expertise span from equities, derivatives, high frequency statistical arbitrage trading, development and implementation of strategies and models and algebraic geometry. Dr. Mehta has done extensive work on credit risk modeling, stress testing of credit portfolio and estimation of probability of default (PD). He previously worked in the Global Equities Derivative Strategies Group in Citadel Investment Group, Chicago, USA. Following this he was the Head of High Frequency trading in Europe.

Dr. Mridul is a Ph.D from University of Chicago and has served a 2 years post doctoral fellowship at Max Planck Institute, Germany.

Mayank Mehta

board member

Mayank Mehta is a member of the board of NeuralTechSoft. Mayank has over 12 years of experience in the technology sector where he worked with companies such as Microsoft and Capriza in a product management capacity. He has co-founded a number of companies such as Cooliris, Bleat and Pulse.qa,  with which he is currently employed.

Mayank has an MBA degree from The Wharton School  and an engineering degree from McGill University.

Bapsy Jain

Founder/Director of S P Jain School of Global Management

Bapsy Jain is an Entrepreneur and Founder/Director of S P Jain School of Global Management (SP Jain), one of Asia’s top-ranked global business schools. S P Jain School of Global Management has campuses in Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore and Sydney.

Bapsy has a degree in Finance from the UK and is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accounts in England & Wales. She also serves on the board of several Companies and  International Organizations.

Dr. Satish Shinde

Chairman - Global Asset Allocation Committee, Columbia

Dr Satish Shinde has successfully completed more than 150 training and consultancy assignments for various banks and corporates in the Middle East and South Asia. He taught the Mathematics Department in the University of Chicago in 1999-2003. He also received the Graves and Booth Prizes for excellence in teaching.

Suchi Gupta

Senior Consultant

Suchi is a Chartered Accountant and Level III cleared CFA (USA). She has 5 years of experience in Risk analytics and consulting. She has developed and delivered several trainings on topics including Basic R, Financial markets, Financial Institutions and portfolio management. She has worked on many consulting projects including Treasury policies, Hedge documents and stress management frameworks.

Rohit Bhosale

Consultant

Rohit, an expert in market microstructure and risk management across multiple asset classes, has developed and delivered self-learning derivatives trading strategies across markets. His expertise includes Algorithmic Trading, Risk Management, Financial Products Dynamics, Machine Learning and Computational Analytics. He has also developed reference manual on Bourse Game and course materials for R, Statistics using R and ALM.

Rohit holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics from University of Mumbai.

Vibhanshu Bisht

Consultant

Vibhanshu Bisht has over six years of consulting experience in consulting for banking and financial institutions with NeuraltechSoft. His expertise has primarily been in the domain of risk management, Basel II compliance, regulatory compliance and Treasury management. He has worked on projects in India and Saudi Arabia.

He has worked on developing the Internal Capital Adequacy and Assessment Plan for a Saudi bank, development of stress testing framework for a commercial bank, model validation of market risk models for graduation to internal models based approach among other projects. He has also worked on a Treasury Business Unit Re-engineering Project and worked as an external consultant for a Treasury audit of an Indian Bank. He has also developed an audit policy for an insurance company. His clients have included SAIB, ANB, Medgulf in KSA and DCB in India.

Vibhanshu Bisht holds a degree in Engineering Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

Siddhi Auti

Data Scientist

Siddhi has 6 years of experience in IT industry in Enterprise content Management, Enterprise Search, Travel Analytics & Customer Analytics.

She is a B.E. in Computer science (2010) from Pune University with a post Graduate certification in Data Analytics from S.P. Jain School of Global Management.

Siddhi has expertise in Predictive and Cognitive Analytics, Machine Learning , Time Series  Forecasting, Data Visualization and Data Warehousing.

Kalyani Joshi

Consultant

Kalyani Co-manages the Big Data Analytics Program which is run by NTS and SP Jain school of global management which involves her to search, communicate and interact with top notch professionals for teaching BDAP course. She assists professors with: real-life application examples, preparing material, making presentation notes, build course structure & entire outline for the program.

Currently Kalyani is working on design and architecture of algorithmic trading software.

Kalyani is a Master of engineering – Computer Science from K.J. Somaiya College of Engineering , Mumbai.

Harsh Jaiswal

Data Analyst

Harsh has 2 years of experience in data analytics training and consultancy.

He has been working on developing an Automated Loan approval and disbursement system using machine learning algorithms. He has a good knowledge on equity and derivative market and has worked on pairs trading algorithm. He has developed course materials for basic R programming and advanced Statistics.

Harsh holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from Visvesvaraya Technological University.