Reval Analytics Management

Reval Analytics has assembled one of the largest global financial modeling teams in the world. Our Management Team has extensive financial services, operations and investment technology experience, and many of our worldwide associates hold advanced degrees in finance and technology.

Venkat Chalasani, CFA
Co-founder and President of Virtua Research

Venkat is responsible for all research, project development and management at Virtua. Venkat was a Partner at Concordia Capital Associates, LLC, a Boston-based hedge fund investing in global equities and related derivatives. Prior to joining Concordia, Venkat was with State Street Global Advisors, where he was the head of the Global Equity Strategy, a fundamental portfolio product that he helped develop. In addition, he was also involved with International Growth Opportunities and Socially Responsible Strategies. While at SSgA, Venkat also developed a new hedge fund strategy involving quantitative models.

Prior to his career in global financial services, Venkat worked with HCL Hewlett-Packard as an Account Executive selling technology solutions to the corporate market.

Venkat has an MBA from Boston College, and, Bachelor of Technology, with honors, from Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur. He holds the CFA charter.

Andy Detwiler
Co-founder and CEO of Virtua Research

Andy is responsible for business development and company operations. Operating out of Vandham Securities Andy previously provided independent institutional equity research consulting. Before joining Vandham, Andy was President and Director of Detwiler, Mitchell & Co., and CEO of their broker-dealer subsidiary, Fechtor Detwiler. At Fechtor, Andy also served as Managing Director of Capital Markets, Director of Research, and Head of Institutional Sales. Andy was employed by Fechtor for 19 years. He has served NASD District 11 as a member of the District Committee.

Andy is a licensed representative of Vandham Securities and holds Series 7, 63 and 24 licenses. Andy has a B.S. from the University of Vermont.

Prasanna Walimbe
Co-founder and Head of Indian Operations

Prasanna is responsible for assisting in product development and data collection. He was previously employed by Infosys Technologies Limited as a solutions architect, heading up a technology-based solutions team that assisted in implementing Basel II, Sarbanes-Oxley and similar initiatives. Previous responsibilities at Infosys included serving a leading global investment bank as program manager and participating in setting up a dedicated delivery team for a leading credit card provider.

Prasanna has an MBA in Finance and Technology from the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta, and a Bachelor of Technology, with honors, from Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur. He is a Certified Software Quality Auditor.