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Vitaly Veksler


Vitaly Veksler, the Founder and CEO of Beyond Borders Investment Strategies, is an investment management professional with over 13 years of experience.  Throughout his career, Vitaly has specialized in identifying global and country specific macroeconomic, geopolitical, business and investment valuation trends, and translating these trends into individual investment selections and asset allocation decisions for multi-asset class portfolios.  At Beyond Borders, Vitaly develops and manages diversified portfolios that are built from equity, fixed income and currency exchange traded funds (ETFs) of developed, emerging and frontier countries.  He also advises other investors on which countries, and which asset classes within these countries, to invest in. 

Prior to Beyond Borders, Vitaly worked at BNY Mellon Asset Management as an Investment Analyst.  In that role, Vitaly was responsible for analyzing macroeconomic, political and business trends affecting various asset classes of investments worldwide and recommending appropriate portfolio asset allocations to BNY Mellon’s institutional clients, such as central banks, public and corporate pension plans, endowments and foundations worldwide.  He distributed these recommendations via popular quarterly Global Economic and Market Outlook reports that he authored. 

Prior to BNY Mellon, Vitaly analyzed business, economic and political trends affecting public equities in Technology and Energy industries.  He gained this experience at Fidelity Management & Research and State Street Research & Management (now BlackRock).  At both firms, he also identified and analyzed stocks of companies that benefitted from these trends.  Earlier in his career, Vitaly worked as a Manager of Business Development and Project Finance at Raytheon Engineers & Constructors.  There he performed financial analyses, negotiated financing, evaluated economic and legislative climate, and assessed political risks to determine feasibility of construction and development of large infrastructure projects in developed and emerging market countries around the world.

Vitaly is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation holder.  He serves as the Chair of the Strategist / Economist subcommittee of the Program committee at the Boston Security Analysts Society, an organization of the CFA designation holders in Boston area.  Vitaly serves as the Industry Mentor for The Fletcher School / Tufts University team in the CFA Institute Research Challenge, an equity research competition between university-sponsored teams.  Vitaly received his Master of Business Administration degree from The MIT Sloan School of Management, Master of Arts (M.A.L.D) degree with concentration in international finance from The Fletcher School at Tufts University, and Diploma (equivalent to bachelor and master degrees combined) in Management Information Systems from Moscow Technical University (MIREA).