Neil P. Desai

Portfolio Manager

Neil P. Desai


Mr. Desai is a Portfolio Manager of bluescale, 37 Capital’s TMT Long/Short Equity strategy. He joined Putnam in 2012 and has been in the investment industry since 1997.

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Years in the industry: 25
Years at Putnam Investments: 11

  • Crosslink Capital, Partner, 2009–2012
  • Tudor Investment Corp/Raptor Capital Management, Analyst, 2005–2009
  • Thoma Cressey Equity Partners (now known as Thoma Bravo), Senior Associate, 1999–2003
  • Global TMT Group, Merrill Lynch Investment Banking, Analyst, 1997–1999


  • Harvard Business School, M.B.A.
  • Duke University, B.A., Economics