Shyam Shekar is the Founder and Chief Ideator of iThought Advisory.
iThought is a leading financial advisory firm which has strong domain expertise in financial planning, mutual fund research, investment advisory, equity research, equity advisory, and portfolio management.
He has been an angel investor incubating start-ups and he believes money must be turned into sustainable wealth.
In the year 2009, he seeded the idea of a professional firm focused in the personal finance space. Over a decade, iThought has gradually built independent teams, multi-disciplinary domain expertise, multi-asset advisory practises, and an overarching customer centric culture..
He has been a past president of the Tamil Nadu investor association and worked in the space of investor awareness, education and protection. Interact with stakeholders like SEBI, the stock exchanges and funds and devised programs, edited India’s only and oldest investment journal and talked about investing on various platforms.
His thoughts and investment thesis on investments have been widely quoted by leading publications.
He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Annamalai University and has a management degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.