An active participant in the financial markets for the last 20 years, Vikram Mansharamani's experience includes positions in management consulting, investment banking, and asset management
Vikram Mansharamani is an experienced global equity investor and Lecturer at Yale University. Dr. Mansharamani teaches the seminar “Financial Booms & Busts” to Yale College undergraduates, an extremely popular course as indicated by student reviews and enrollment. He is also the author of BOOMBUSTOLOGY: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst and is a regular commentator in the financial and business media, having contributed to Bloomberg, MarketWatch, CNBC, Forbes, Fortune, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Yale Global, The South China Morning Post, The Korea Times, The Khaleej Times, Harvard Business Review, and The Daily Beast, among others.
Dr. Mansharamani writes about how to manage risk and navigate uncertainty around topics like China, food, the global economy, financial bubbles, and energy. His opinions have been featured in venues including the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, and the Harvard Business Review. He is a frequent keynote speaker globally, and is also regularly featured on television and radio. He is the author of Boombustology: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst (2011) and a contributor to A Force for Good: How Enlightened Finance Can Restore Faith in Capitalism (2015).
Dr. Mansharamani is a lecturer for the program on Ethics, Politics, and Economics at Yale University, where he teaches a class on business ethics. His current research interests include bubbles in both financial and non-financial markets, the economics of food and fuel, and the relative value of experts and generalists in understanding complex problems. In the past, Dr. Mansharamani has served as a Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Dr. Mansharamani regularly serves as an advisor to endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds, and family offices. His clients have included Kiewit, Carlyle, the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Schroders Investment Management, Veracity Worldwide, the Wellesley College Investment Office, and the Carnegie Corporation. Dr. Mansharamani combines his 20+ years of practical investing experience with his theoretical understanding of complex dynamics to help with asset allocation, investment strategy, manager selection, and portfolio management.