Kunj joined Seven Bridges at its inception in 2011 to help build out the firm’s investment research process. Prior to Seven Bridges, he co-founded Quantopian, a cloud-based software tool for quantitative analysts to develop, test, and use trading algorithms. Prior to Quantopian, Kunj was a co-Portfolio Manager at Harvard Management Company, where he directly invested across equities, credit, derivatives, commodities and swaps.
Previously, Kunj was an analyst at Harvard Management Company where his team spun out to form Sowood, a $3.5B multi-strategy hedge fund. While a Credit Analyst at Sowood, he underwrote investments across the capital structure in credit, equity and derivative investments. Kunj began his career at 033 Asset Management, a long-short equity hedge fund based in Boston.
Kunj earned a B.S. with honors in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Sciences from Harvard University, where he was an NCAA All-American doubles champion. Prior to his career in finance, Kunj played on the Men’s Professional Tennis ATP Tour from 1999-2000.
Kunj currently serves on the Board of Directors of New York Junior Tennis and Learning, the largest grassroots tennis and education nonprofit in the U.S., serving 85,000 kids in all five boroughs annually.