Sandy Mehta, CFA, Founder and CEO of Value Investment Principals Ltd. (VIP), has over 30 years’ experience in the investment and asset management industries. With a 12-year track record, VIP is focused on identifying unique deep value investment opportunities on a global basis. Its clientele has included some of the largest as well as most prestigious money managers in the U.S. and Europe. In 2015, Mr. Mehta founded Evaluate Research, his third entrepreneurial venture in global financial services, focusing on providing institutional quality research coverage for rapidly growing companies in the U.S. and EMs such as China, India, etc. Mr. Mehta also founded Acumen Capital Management in 2004, and incubated a long/short pan-Asia Hedge Fund with $200 million in both HF and long-only assets. Previously Mr. Mehta was a PM of two 5-Star-rated mutual funds, including a flagship US$15 billion Global Equity Fund at Putnam Investments & Wellington Management in Boston. Quoted extensively in global media, Mr. Mehta is a Wharton MBA and CFA, and a collegiate-level Chess Champion.