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Deepak is an inventor, author, instructor and algorithmic derivatives trader. He leads the team at Hedged Capital LLC, an AI-powered proprietary trading company, he founded in June, 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California.

During the throes of the Great Financial Crisis, Deepak was in a special, one-year financial advisory program at Morgan Stanley. That tumultuous year gave him deep insights into the strengths and weaknesses of investment strategies and the financial theories he had studied earlier while pursuing his master's degree at The London School of Economics.

A couple of months after the market hit rock bottom in March of 2009, Deepak founded the firm. He relied extensively on his undergraduate education at Princeton University in astrophysics and the philosophy of science for researching and developing volatility trading strategies in real world, imperfect markets with its mercurial participants.

He also leveraged his decade long experience as a Silicon Valley inventor, entrepreneur and management consultant developing financial technologies for marquee clients such as Visa, Schwab, Federal Home Loan Bank, Silicon Valley Bank and Fimat/Societe Generale.​​

Formerly, Deepak was a Director in the Alliances and New Ventures Group at MasterCard International and a Senior Systems Analyst at Diamond Technology Partners (acquired by Pricewaterhouse Coopers).​​​