Santosh earned his BS in Computer Science and his MBA with a concentration in Analytic Finance, Economics, and Econometrics/Statistics. He is a CFA Charterholder. Prior to Stratus, Santosh worked for four years as a derivatives trader for a Chicago-based proprietary trading firm, where he used quantitative and fundamental analysis to actively trade global futures and options markets. He also spent two years prior as a software developer – one year at a financial technology firm and one year at a healthcare IT company. Santosh is currently working on entrepreneurial endeavors within the quantitative finance space.