Neil P. Desai

Portfolio Manager, Analyst

Mr. Desai is a Portfolio Manager and Analyst in the Equity Research group. He is Portfolio Manager of Putnam bluescale Fund, LP (long/short equity), Putnam Global Technology Fund, and Putnam Research Fund. In addition, he is responsible for conducting fundamental analysis and valuation of global Internet and IT services companies in the technology, media, and telecommunications sectors, and making buy/sell recommendations. Mr. Desai joined Putnam in 2012 and has been in the investment industry since 1997.

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual
Global Technology Fund
3-year Morningstar rating among 191 funds in the Technology category.
Research Fund
overall Morningstar rating among 1222 funds in the Large Blend category.
5-year Morningstar rating among 439 funds in the Large Blend category.
3-year Morningstar rating among 1222 funds in the Large Blend category.