Author of LIMITLESS (2022), LinkedIn Top Voices 2020: India & Top Voices 2020: Global (Finance & Economy), ET 40UnderFourty India’s Hottest Business Leader-2020
A graduate from the Management and Technology Program at the University of Pennsylvania (USA); with joint degrees in Economics from the Wharton School & Computer Science Engineering from the Moore School, Radhika Gupta is MD & CEO of Edelweiss Asset Management Limited, one of India’s fastest growing mutual fund companies. She is also Vice Chairperson at AMFI.
Radhika started her career with McKinsey & Company, and then progressed to become a hedge fund manager with AQR Capital – one of the world’s largest hedge funds. She then moved to India to start her own venture named – Forefront Capital Management, an alternative asset management firm, which was acquired by Edelweiss in 2014. An asset management professional with experience across asset classes and investor segments; she successfully led Edelweiss’s acquisition of JP Morgan’s Mutual Fund business and Ambit Capital’s AIF business in 2016.
A true global personality, having travelled across 4 continents, she is the founding President of the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Club, a member of the Global Leadership Council of the Management and Technology Program and a Board Member of the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI). A keen micro-blogger on Twitter and an avid Bridge player, her unique life story narrated in the video, ‘The Girl with a Broken Neck
’, has garnered over 2 Lakh views.