Kandarp Acharya is a Senior Vice President and Director of
Quantitative Analysis and Strategy for Wealth Management. His
responsibilities include developing and implementing the
quantitative methodology for multi-asset-class, risk-premium
models, which underlie tactical asset-allocation decisions. He also
develops Capital Market Assumptions for Strategic Asset Allocations
for Wealth Management.
Mr. Acharya has held various positions since coming to Wells Fargo
in 2005. Prior to joining Wealth Management in February 2008, Mr.
Acharya served as the Overlay Portfolio Manager and Quantitative
Strategist for Wells Fargo Managed Account Services. In this role,
he managed more than $4 billion in assets, using the
risk-model-based proprietary portfolio management systems that he
developed. Before that, Mr. Acharya worked at Strong Capital
Management in a similar capacity.
University of Chicago, MBA
Marquette University, MS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Chartered Financial Analyst