Charles is an engineer, investment manager and entrepreneur who founded Osyte, with the vision of making human machine collaboration in investment management a reality. Prior to Osyte, Charles worked with pension funds, endowments, foundations, and financial institutions globally for 15 years as an investment strategist, portfolio manager and outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO).
He has designed, implemented and managed investment solutions for billions in institutional client assets at Russell Investments. Charles began his career as a technologist and engineer in the telecommunications industry.
Charles holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business.
Sellappa is an entrepreneur, cloud and data technologist with deep technology expertise, and has built products and solutions for over two decades in various industries including financial services.
Prior to Osyte, Sellappa was the co-founder and CEO of Qloudable Inc., a cloud acceleration and training platform. Sellappa was also the VP of engineering and later CEO of Sysgain, a cloud services and digital transformation company which he co-founded. He has delivered cloud technology solutions to Fortune 50 companies such as Microsoft and Oracle.
Sellappa holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from the University of Madras and an MS in Computer Science from George Mason University.
Patrick is an accomplished economist, quantitative researcher, data scientist and investment strategist with 20 years of experience delivering high-quality quantitative modeling and data analytics for Outsourced CIOs and institutional investors.
As the Head of Quantitative Research, he leads the development of financial technology and machine-learning algorithms in support of Osyte’s mission to deliver superior institutional asset allocation capabilities. Patrick was the Director of Capital Markets Research for 12 years at Russell Investments where he developed asset pricing methodologies, capital markets forecasting tools, strategic asset allocation models, and research techniques that were applied to more than $250 billion in assets under management. Prior to Russell, Patrick was instrumental in developing products and solutions at Financial Engines.
Patrick holds a Ph.D. in Economics with specialization in international finance, finance, and econometrics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Karl is an investment strategist, portfolio manager, and trader who brings over 25 years of institutional investment experience in portfolio construction, asset allocation, implementation, and risk management solutions to Osyte’s clients. Prior to Osyte, Karl spent most of his career at Russell Investments, with his first 14 years including his role as Head of Portfolio Trading and then 11 years as a Senior Portfolio Manager. While at Russell he designed, implemented, and managed investment portfolios for both internal multi-manager funds and external pension funds, endowments, foundations, and financial institutions.
Karl’s investment background also includes market making at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. He brings a unique blend of investment management, portfolio operations, and trading skills across a broad range of multi-asset securities and derivative instruments.
Karl holds a B.A., Economics/Accounting & Psychology from Claremont McKenna College and a CPA-Retired, Washington State Board of Accountancy License.
Paul is an innovative product manager with over 20 years of experience leading significant product efforts from start-up ideas to scaling to millions of users at Visa International, Schwab.com, Financial Engines, Pandora and Mystery Science.
Paul has iterated and refined some of the best products in the industry to find product market fit, navigating the “messy middle” and scaling to major acquisition and IPO. Paul enjoys the challenge and collaboration across product, design and technology to make complex capabilities incredibly easy to use and work extremely well for the business.
Paul is active in the product community, staying up-to-date as an avid reader and contributor to start-up content and serves as an advisor and sometimes investor. Paul has a BA in Economics from UC Santa Barbara and started his career in Finance before becoming a Product Manager for Financial Services companies. Paul enjoys tennis, fly fishing, music, art, design and spending time with his friends and family.
Ally is a PMP-certified project management professional with over a decade of experience leading multi-industry strategic projects. She brings extensive experience implementing large-scale, global programs that achieve critical financial, operational, and regulatory goals.
Prior to joining Osyte, Ally oversaw the technology and data solutions for the Global Supply Chain Risk Management organization at Expeditors International. She also spent five years leading diverse enterprise programs for Russell Investments. Ally launched her career in the nonprofit and political consulting industries and is a passionate volunteer for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
Ally holds an MA in Communication and Leadership Studies with a concentration in Strategic Communication from Gonzaga University and a BA in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations and Political Science from Pacific Lutheran University.
Ram is a technologist and investor with more than 16 years of experience in wealth management and capital markets. At Osyte, Ram focuses on thoroughly understanding clients’ investment processes, their technology needs, and helping them achieve their desired outcomes. As part of this role, he builds strong relationships with clients by ensuring they have a good onboarding experience, and being the client’s voice within Osyte.
Prior to joining Osyte, Ram was with Envestnet, a turn key wealth management technology provider, for more than 11 years, where he played multiple roles within the product management and investment research teams. While at Envestnet he played a key role in liaising with global clients, and in setting-up and managing mid-sized performance reporting teams. He started his career as an equity research analyst for a leading brokerage firm in India.
Ram is passionate about technology and the transformational impact it can have on finance and investment management. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics from Madurai University, and an MBA from Thiagarajar School of Management.
Daniel is a highly experienced sales professional with over 10 years in the investment industry. Throughout his career, he has specialized in assisting firms with effectively managing their investment data, analytics, and reporting processes. He possesses a deep understanding of the challenges that companies face when it comes to handling their ever-increasing operational burdens, meeting expanding client requirements, and grappling with ongoing fee compression.
Prior to joining Osyte, Daniel successfully contributed to the growth and success of MSCI and Investment Metrics. In these roles, he worked closely with OCIOs, RIAs, and Multi-Family Offices, gaining invaluable insights into the unique needs and demands of their operational processes.
Daniel holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from George Mason University, with a minor in Information Technology.
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