Amit Deshpande, CFA, FRM

Vice President, Head of Investment Risk Management

Amit Deshpande is Vice President and Head of Investment Risk for Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. (CSIM). He is responsible for investment risk oversight for Schwab’s proprietary funds, including Schwab ETFs™ and Schwab Funds®, and also the Schwab Bank Collective Trust Funds. In addition, Mr. Deshpande provides risk oversight for the sub-advised Laudus Funds®.

Prior to joining CSIM, Mr. Deshpande spent 12 years at Alliance Bernstein LP in various roles. Most recently, he was Head of Fixed Income Investment Risk for almost three years, overseeing risk for more than $200 billion in assets across various geographies and product lines. Prior to that, he held various other positions at Alliance Bernstein, including Quantitative Strategist for the firm’s Global Fixed Income business in Japan for about two years.

Mr. Deshpande earned a Master of Science degree in Finance from Syracuse University, a Master of Business Administration from S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, India, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Pune, India. He is a CFA® charterholder and a Financial Risk Manager (FRM).