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. Mr. Desai 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. He joined Putnam in 2012 and has been in the investment industry since 1997.

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual
Global Technology Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 181 funds in the Technology category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 174 funds in the Technology category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 181 funds in the Technology category.
Research Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 1218 funds in the Large Blend category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 817 funds in the Large Blend category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1084 funds in the Large Blend category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1218 funds in the Large Blend category.