Vageesh Naik is the CEO and Founder of Reva Capital Markets, a NY based boutique investment bank. He has spent the past two decades working at various financial services institutions. After he received a Masters degree from the University of Texas, Vageesh joined FirstPlus Financial in Dallas, an early stage financial services company. He then moved to the Financial Services Advisory Group at Ernst and Young. After his stint at E&Y, Vageesh moved on to RBS Greenwich Capital. Here he helped build the Structured Products Group – his roles included structuring, banking and sales. He traveled extensively to China and other ASEAN countries during his stint at RBS. Post RBS Vageesh joined Knight Libertas as Head of Sales. In 2008, Vageesh decided to launch is own business to focus primarily on investing and banking in esoteric deal and businesses. Since its launch Reva has worked on dozens of extremely interesting and hard to analyze deals and has carved out a place for itself with the investor community, bulge bracket banks and sponsors. Vageesh’s interest lie in agriculture, biotech & pharmaceutical, consumer electronics, insurance, financial services and real estate. He has traveled extensively to Asia and in particular to China and has built very strong relationships with various large corporations and investors there. Vageesh holds the Series 7, 79, 63 and 24 licenses. He is the sole owner of Reva Capital Markets a FINRA and SEC regulated entity.