Vitaly Veksler founded Beyond Borders Investment Strategies (BBIS) in 2014 and serves as CEO and Portfolio Manager. He is an investment management professional with over 15 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 global multi-asset class portfolios. At Beyond Borders, Vitaly develops and manages diversified portfolios that are built from single-country equity exchange traded funds (ETFs) of developed, emerging and frontier countries. He also advises other investors on which countries to invest in. Prior to Beyond Borders, Vitaly was Vice President at BNY Mellon Asset Management. In that role, Vitaly was responsible for analyzing macroeconomic, political and business trends affecting various asset classes of investments worldwide and recommending appropriate global 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 global public equities in Technology and Energy industries at Fidelity Management & Research and State Street Research & Management (now BlackRock). At both firms, he also identified and analyzed stocks of global companies that benefitted from these trends. 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, the Boston chapter of the CFA Institute. In this role, he leads a team of ten investment professionals in identifying important global economic and investment themes affecting various investment classes, and organizing events with thought leaders in these areas. 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).