Amrita Nandakumar is an ETF industry veteran experienced in corporate strategy, product management, business development, and integrated marketing. At Vident, she oversees the sub-advisory business, as well as sales and marketing firm-wide. In 2013, Ms. Nandakumar joined Van Eck as a Senior ETF Product Manager, where she oversaw a suite of over a dozen international equity ETFs, led new product launches, and developed critical relationships within the ETF industry. Ms. Nandakumar later transitioned to a new role, Director of Corporate Strategy and Development, where she led various corporate initiatives and managed firm-wide strategic and operational projects, including the successful acquisitions of a European asset manager and global index provider. Prior to joining Van Eck, she spent several years at Vanguard as a Senior Investment Consultant partnering with financial advisors, as well as holding other roles within Vanguard’s ETF Product Management and Corporate Strategy groups. Ms. Nandakumar holds a BA in Economics and Political Science from The George Washington University and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She also holds her FINRA Series 24, 7, and 63 accreditations. Ms. Nandakumar is Head of Marketing for the New York Chapter of Women in ETFs.