Bob Jain

Bob Jain

Managing Director, Credit Suisse
 

Currently employed at Credit Suisse

 

Previous: Cornell University

 

    Summary

    Bob Jain is currently the Co-Head of Securities at Credit Suisse Group AG, an international Investment Bank that performed relatively well throughout the financial crisis, through its careful management of risk. Bob Jain has run Credit Suisse's Global Proprietary Trading Business since 2004; the bank has spun out some of the world most successful proprietary traders, such as Alan Howard of Brevan Howard fame, and Michael Hintze of CQS. Bob Jain also is responsible for Global Equities Trading Products and Risk in its New York office's Investment Banking division. As Bloomberg noted in January 2006, Bob Jain's contributions to Credit Suisse Group AG enabled it to strongly develop its proprietary capabilities. Credit Suisse has had many recent successes in its Securities division, especially in Equities, and has had one of the highest ROE's in the industry since the crisis. In addition, Bob Jain sits on the Credit Suisse Management Council and the Global Equity Management Committee, and sits on or chairs various risk committees throughout the Bank. When he is not working, Bob Jain commits himself to numerous charitable interests. Bob Jain is currently a Trustee of the Rubin Museum of Art, which collects, preserves, and exhibits work created in the Himalayas. Bob Jain also served as an integral part of the launch of a community charter school. He continues to support Hunter College High School, from which he graduated before entering Cornell University. Bob Jain earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Cornell University in 1992. Prior to joining Credit Suisse Group AG, Bob Jain served as an Options Trader with O'Connor & Associates. Bob Jain is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Experiences

 

Managing Director

At Credit Suisse

From 1996 to Present
As Managing Director of Credit Suisse and Co-Head of Global Securities within the Investment Banking division, based in New York, Bob Jain is responsible for Equities Trading, Products and Risk, and also runs Global Arbitrage Trading. Bob Jain serves on or Chairs various risk and management...
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Cornell University, Ithaca, Ny

Political Science, Cornell University

From 1987 to 1991
Students are studied in American political development, political economy, political culture, and comparative state formation.

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