"When it's raining gold, reach for a bucket, not a thimble." -Warren Buffett “There is no point in being confident and having a small position.” - George Soros Vijay Rao, CFA, FRM graduated from Columbia University in 2002 with a Bachelors degree in Economics. After graduating from Columbia, Vijay was employed in the Data Content and Production group in the MSCI Barra division of Morgan Stanley helping deliver high quality financial data to MSCI Barra's BarraOne portfolio risk platform. Vijay subsequently worked at Barclays Global Investors (now Blackrock, Inc.) on the Fixed Income Portfolio Management and Trading desk for three years. After leaving Barclays Global Investors, Vijay was the first employee and VP of Product Management at Alpha Omega Financial Systems, Inc., a company focused on optimizing post-trade, allocations, confirmations, and allocations using the industry standard FIX Protocol.