Neil P. Desai,
Portfolio Manager, Analyst
Mr. Desai is a Portfolio Manager and Analyst in the Equity Research group. He is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Global Technology Fund, Putnam Research Fund, and the firm's TMT long/short equity strategy. 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.