Chintan Bhagat is the Chief Executive Officer of the Mangal Keshav Group of Companies, a group comprising of Mangal Keshav Financial Services LLP, Mangal Keshav Securities Limited, MK Commodity Brokers Limited and Mangal Keshav Capital Limited. As the CEO, Chintan is involved in evolving strategies and direction for the Mangal Keshav Group as well as determining its product and service offerings. Being a hands-on leader, Chintan participates in scrum activities of the group and it is one of his proprietary products Quadrivia which is touted by many industry pundits as the next big innovation in capital markets’ trading.
Chintan’s immaculate trading methods as a fund manager at SkyFire Capital, LLC, has earned him the repute of “Quant King” with a few publications naming him as the ‘algorithm multiplier of India’. A fourth generation scion of the Mangal Keshav legacy, Chintan has been involved with the Mangal Keshav Group from a very young age and has learnt the trade from his father, Paresh Bhagat. A child prodigy, Chintan has a decade of international experience trading in markets of USA, Europe, Australia, Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan while establishing a strong track record of driving artificial intelligence into quant based trading strategies.
An alumnus of the American School of Bombay, Chintan graduated with a double major in Entrepreneurship and Economics from Babson University in Boston, USA - the world’s leading university for entrepreneurship. Chintan is also the founder of the New York based global macro hedge fund, SkyFire Capital, LLC.
In his personal life, Chintan practices mindfulness meditation and is into ‘Biohacking’ - a new way of life. He is also a proponent of Kaizen philosophy. Chintan is an out an out ‘family man’ and his No. 1 priority is spending time with his family. In 2012, Chintan married Chandni Bhagat and has two children Rajveer (born: 2015) and Aryaveer (born: 2019) from the marriage. Chintan’s social entrepreneurship venture - Humans of Bombay Stories Private Limited, where he is the MD, raises money via crowd funding for the deprived and features the lives people that makes Bombay the city it is.