Asheesh is the CEO & Founder of Kristal.AI, a global, digital-first private wealth platform for comprehensive, no-frills wealth management solutions for sophisticated high net worth and first time investors. He oversees all company operations and spearheads strategy and product development, client acquisition as well as the company’s growth. Asheesh also personally oversees the Kristal Founders Fund – a high performance hedge fund strategy that manages money for its founders and key clients.
He established Kristal.AI in 2016 to bring personalized wealth management to the mass affluent & emerging high networth investor segment. Prior to founding Kristal, he managed investment portfolios at KrisCapital, a Singapore-based global macro hedge fund that he co-founded to invest across multiple asset classes. He led decisions on asset allocations and developed both systematic and algorithmic trading strategies to optimize sharpe ratios and minimize drawdowns.
Asheesh started his career in finance with a position in Citibank India, where he worked in FX and fixed income structuring in the Sales and Structuring, Global Markets team. He then joined BNP Paribas as its VP, where he oversaw institutional sales and structuring. Following that, he entered JPMorgan Chase in Singapore and became the Head of FX/Rates/Credit Solutions for South Asia and SEA. Nearly six years later, he took on the role of Head of FICC Sales to Private Banks, where he delivered fixed income and currency solutions to private banks and boutique asset wealth managers for JPMorgan Chase.