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Background Information

Employment History

Position, Areas of Securities Research and Analysis, Investment Strategy, Portfolio Management

Burnham Securities Inc.

Marketing Positions At the Medical Equipment Division

Larsen & Toubro Limited

Fund Manager

Stark Capital

Chief Executive Officer

TranSwitch Corporation

Affiliations

Trustee
BITSAA International Inc

Founder
CEERA Investments LLC

Member
CFA Institute

Member
The Houston Entrepreneurs Forum

Charter Member
TiE Houston

Member
Houston Society of Financial Analysts

Board Member
The Marthannie Music Conservatory College Preparatory School , Houston

Member
World Affairs Council

Education

BITS

Bachelor of Engineering degree

Electrical & Electronics

Birla Institute of Technology & Science

Bachelors degree

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Birla Institute of Technology and Science

M.Sc.

Physics

MBA

Tulane University

MBA

Finance

Tulane University , New Orleans

Masters degree

Physics

Birla Institute of Technology and Science

Masters of Science degree

Physics

Birla Institute of Technology & Science

Web References (22 Total References)


BITSAA Leaders - BITSAA International

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Rajesh Chelapurath (’88) CIO

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Rajesh is Founder, President & Managing Member at Ceera Investments, LLC, a registered investment advisory firm that manages investment portfolios for individuals, trusts, pensions, and corporations. Prior to founding Ceera Investments, LLC in 2005, Rajesh began his career in investment management and research when he joined the Burnham Financial Group's Houston office in 1998. Rajesh has also held several marketing positions at the Medical Equipment Division of Larsen & Toubro Ltd in Mumbai, India. Rajesh currently serves as a Trustee, BITSAA Intl, and the Chief Investment Officer of BITSAA Investment Committee that oversees the investment fund of BITSAA. At BITS, he was actively involved in Oasis '91 (as STUCCAN, Art n Dee), Oasis '92 (as Ex-Officio STUCCAN), and in Apogee. He is a Charter Member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), Houston Chapter and a member of the Houston Society of Financial Analysts and the CFA Institute. Rajesh graduated from BITS, Pilani in 1993 with a B.E. (Hons) in Electrical & Electronics and an M.Sc. (Hons) in Physics. In 1998, he completed an MBA (Finance) from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, New Orleans. Rajesh is based out of Houston, TX.


BITSAA Board of Trustees - BITSAA International

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Rajesh Chelapurath (’88) - Chief Investment Officer & Trustee

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Rajesh is Founder, President & Managing Member at Ceera Investments, LLC, a registered investment advisory firm that manages investment portfolios for individuals, trusts, pensions, and corporations. Prior to founding Ceera Investments, LLC in 2005, Rajesh began his career in investment management and research when he joined the Burnham Financial Group's Houston office in 1998. Rajesh has also held several marketing positions at the Medical Equipment Division of Larsen & Toubro Ltd in Mumbai, India. Rajesh currently serves as a Trustee, BITSAA Intl, and the Chief Investment Officer of BITSAA Investment Committee that oversees the investment fund of BITSAA. At BITS, he was actively involved in Oasis '91 (as STUCCAN, Art n Dee), Oasis '92 (as Ex-Officio STUCCAN), and in Apogee. He is a Charter Member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), Houston Chapter and a member of the Houston Society of Financial Analysts and the CFA Institute. Rajesh graduated from BITS, Pilani in 1993 with a B.E. (Hons) in Electrical & Electronics and an M.Sc. (Hons) in Physics. In 1998, he completed an MBA (Finance) from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, New Orleans. Rajesh is based out of Houston, TX.


BITSAA Executive Team - BITSAA International

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Rajesh Chelapurath (’88) â€" CIO

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Rajesh is Founder, President & Managing Member at Ceera Investments, LLC, a registered investment advisory firm that manages investment portfolios for individuals, trusts, pensions, and corporations. Prior to founding Ceera Investments, LLC in 2005, Rajesh began his career in investment management and research when he joined the Burnham Financial Group's Houston office in 1998. Rajesh has also held several marketing positions at the Medical Equipment Division of Larsen & Toubro Ltd in Mumbai, India. Rajesh currently serves as a Trustee, BITSAA Intl, and the Chief Investment Officer of BITSAA Investment Committee that oversees the investment fund of BITSAA. At BITS, he was actively involved in Oasis '91 (as STUCCAN, Art n Dee), Oasis '92 (as Ex-Officio STUCCAN), and in Apogee. He is a Charter Member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), Houston Chapter and a member of the Houston Society of Financial Analysts and the CFA Institute. Rajesh graduated from BITS, Pilani in 1993 with a B.E. (Hons) in Electrical & Electronics and an M.Sc. (Hons) in Physics. In 1998, he completed an MBA (Finance) from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, New Orleans. Rajesh is based out of Houston, TX.


BITS Alumni Association - People

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Ashish Garg | Brij Bhushan | Chandra Bhople | Punita Pandey | Dr. AP Mathur | Niranjan Bose | Deepak Sharma | Nikhil Kolar | Krishna Hegde | Rajesh Chelapurath | Sarath Kolla | Ganesh Venkataraman | Ram Katuri | Ramakrishnan Lakshminarasimhan | Sandhya Krishnan | Vivek Iyer | Abhilash Ravishankar | Arun Maharaj | Bhargav Addala | Dhivya Venkatachalam | Kartik Bandhuvula | Kaushik Subramanian | Kiran Gollu | Manish K Marotkar | Siva Chidambaram | Srini Nagarajan | Sriram Gutta | SriramV | Uzma Hussain Barlaskar

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Rajesh Chelapurath ('88) Rajesh is President & Managing Member at Ceera Investments, LLC, a registered investment advisory firm that manages investment portfolios for individuals, trusts, pensions, and corporations.Prior to founding Ceera Investments, LLC in 2005, Rajesh began his career in investment management and research when he joined the Burnham Financial Group's Houston office in 1998.At Burnham, as Investment Analyst, and later as Associate Managing Director, Rajesh helped manage assets for high net worth clients.Rajesh has also held several marketing positions at the Medical Equipment Division of Larsen & Toubro Ltd in Mumbai, India. Rajesh currently serves as a Trustee, BITSAA Intl, and the Chief Investment Officer of BITSAA Investment Committee that oversees the investment fund of BITSAA.At BITS, he was actively involved in Oasis'91 (as STUCCAN, Art n Dee), Oasis'92 (as Ex-Officio STUCCAN), and in Apogee.He is a Charter Member of TiE Houston and a Member of the Board of The Marthannie Music Conservatory College Preparatory School, Houston.He is also a member of the Houston Society of Financial Analysts, the CFA Institute, the World Affairs Council (Houston), and the Houston Entrepreneurs Forum. Rajesh graduated from BITS, Pilani in 1993 with a B.E. (Hons) in Electrical & Electronics and an M.Sc. (Hons) in Physics.In 1998, he obtained an MBA (Finance) from the A.B.Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, New Orleans.Rajesh is based out of Houston with his wife (Deepa Poduval, a BITS ('94) alum) and daughter, Aashna.


CEERA INVESTMENTS, LLC. - MANAGEMENT TEAM

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Rajesh Chelapurath founded Ceera Investments, LLC in April 2005.He functions as the portfolio manager for all of our clients.

Rajesh Chelapurath began his career in investment management and research when he joined the Burnham Financial Group's Houston office in 1998 (The Burnham Financial Group oversees approximately $1.2 Billion in assets firm wide encompassing two subsidiaries--Burnham Asset Management, that includes its Houston division, Stark Capital Management, and Burnham Securities, Inc.). As Investment Analyst, and later as Associate Managing Director, Rajesh was part of a three-member portfolio management team that managed over $100 Million in assets (equity and fixed income) for high net worth individuals, profit sharing and pension plans, trusts, and endowments.During his years at Burnham, he gained experience in securities research and analysis, investment strategy, portfolio management, trading, and client service.
Rajesh also serves as the Chief Investment Officer of BITSAA Investment Committee that oversees the investment fund of the alumni of his alma mater, BITS, Pilani.He is a member of the Houston Society of Financial Analysts, the CFA Institute, and the Houston Entrepreneurs Forum.He holds the Series 65 securities license, and has held the Series 7 and Series 63 licenses while at Burnham.
From 1993 to 1995, he was employed at Larsen & Toubro Limited (one of India's premier industrial conglomerates) in Bombay where he held marketing positions in product management, sales promotion, and customer service in their Medical Equipment Division.
Rajesh graduated from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, India in 1993 with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical & Electronics and a Masters of Science degree in Physics.In 1998, he obtained an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the A.B.Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, New Orleans.
Rajesh currently serves on the Board of Trustees of BITSAA International, a BITS Pilani alumni organization and is a Charter Member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), Houston Chapter.

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