General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> June 26, 2014

Large-Cap, Blue-Chip Growth Investing

Kalra, Sonu
Sonu Kalra is a Portfolio Manager for Fidelity Asset Management at Fidelity Investments. Fidelity Investments is a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and other financial products and services to more than 20 million individuals, institutions and financial intermediaries. Mr. Kalra currently manages Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund. Mr. Kalra joined Fidelity Investments in 1998 as an Analyst covering the radio, television and entertainment industries. He subsequently followed various areas within the technology sector including hardware, software, networking and Internet stocks. Mr. Kalra also was Sector Leader for the technology team from February 2002 until January 2005. Mr. Kalra managed the Select Networking & Infrastructure Portfolio from January 2002 to February 2002. He managed Select Technology Portfolio, Fidelity Advisor Technology Fund and VIP Technology Portfolio from February 2002 to January 2005. He also managed Select Computers Portfolio from December 2002 until January 2005, when he assumed responsibility for Fidelity OTC Portfolio until July 2009. He began managing Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund in July 2009. Prior to joining Fidelity Investments, Mr. Kalra completed the Financial Management Program at GE Capital in Stamford, Connecticut. Mr. Kalra received a Bachelor of Science in finance from Pennsylvania State University in 1993, and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 1998.  Profile
TWST: Could you please begin with an overview of the fund and how it has evolved since you've been at the helm?

Mr. Kalra: The Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund, it's a $16 billion