SK Market Insights Ltd

Home of the VIX futures term structure tool

CEO: Sowmi Krishnamurthy, Ph.D, MBA, CMT.
Sowmi is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT)and a member of the CMT Association, N.Y., U. S. A.; as well as an Associate Member of the Society for Technical Analysts, U. K. After completing a 35 year career with Mobil/ExxonMobil in a variety of roles in the across U. S. A., Asia Pacific and Europe, including an 8 year stint in a number of oil trading roles for Mobil in Asia Pacific, he has decided to embark on a new career in technical analysis, leveraging on his prior experience. In addition to his CMT, Sowmi has a Ph. D in Chemical Engineering and an M. B. A. in Finance. He is an avid sports enthusiast and has a keen interest in golf.

Rashpal Sohan is Managing Editor of The Adaptive Asset Allocation Report. Prior to this he was the Managing Editor of the Dynamic Investment Trends Alert, a model driven investment publication for private investors published by Southbank Investment Research. Rashpal is a consultant data scientist who has developed the model for The AAA report. Rashpal holds a keen interest in data driven insights using Visualisation and Machine Learning and holds a Masters in Data Science from City, University of London, with distinction. His dissertation was on the topic of a Risk-Based Dynamic Asset Allocation Strategy using Ensemble Machine Learning and was awarded the City University Computer Science Outstanding Project Prize. The underlying trend algorithm from his dissertation forms the basis of the AAA Model. Rashpal has served as Senior Macro & Quantitative Strategist to the ECU Group, and built several fundamental and quantitative models for use in Dynamic Asset Allocation. Rashpal has over 15 years of experience in Asset Allocation, having previously served as Senior Asset Allocation Analyst for one of the UK’s largest discretionary investment management firms, Rathbone Brothers. He holds a first class honors degree in Actuarial Science from the London School of Economics, is a qualified Financial Risk Management (FRM) professional and has passed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program. As a consultant Data Scientist, Rashpal has done projects for ByteTree, where he helped extract key insights from their Network Demand set of indicators using Machine Learning and Data Visualisation and has also done Data Science projects in Facial Recognition, Reinforcement Learning, Recommender Systems and the influence of regional personality differences on the UK’s vote to leave the European Union amongst others. Rashpal has won several Technical Analyst awards for his research, together with his business partner.

Malini Krishnamurthi,M.A.Econ (Hons), M.S. & Ph.D. (IS), Advisor, and Technology Strategist.
Malini brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in Management Information Technologies from her teaching experience at the Information and Decision Sciences Department at the College of Business and Economics at the California State University, Fullerton, California. Her current areas of interest are Healthcare Analytics and Technology Leadership. She is a software developer and is the CEO of Leaping Feet LLC. Malini also enjoys a lifelong passion for Bharatanatyam, the classical dance of South India.