Jay Desai
Assistant Professor
Shri Chimanbhai Patel Institute of Management and Research,
Ahmadabad, India

Prof. Jay Desai holds both Bachelor of Commerce (Advance Accountancy & Audit) and Master of Business Administration from Gujarat University( Ahmadabad, India). He is currently pursuing his PhD on “Seasonality in Indian Stock Market” from Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University (Patan, India). His areas of specialization are wealth management, portfolio management, quantitative trading, derivatives, economics and Corporate Restructuring.

Prof. Jay Desai held position at Ahmadabad Institute of Technology, Department of Management Studies as Assistant Professor & I/C Head. He has lectured to executives, graduates and undergraduates across the state. Before joining academics he has worked with leading broking firm of India as Head-Equity Research.

Prof. Desai is Co-author of books Mergers & Acquisitions (Biztantra, 2012), Corporate Restructuring (Tech Max, 2012) and Business Environment (Books India, 2011). He is currently working on book Security Analysis & Portfolio Management.

Prof. Desai has published many international working papers. He is currently ranked amongst top 2% authors on, world’s largest repository of research on social sciences. His research interest includes seasonality in securities, artificial neural network, quantitative trading and mergers & acquisitions. He has conducted many workshops on quantitative trading for traders and brokers.

He is currently Sr. Partner of consultancy firm Jay Desai & Associates. The firm provides quantitative trading solutions to investors, traders, brokers and professional investors.