Sunder Ramkumar is a senior manager, client analytics, at Capital Group, home of American Funds. He has 15 years of investment industry experience and has been with Capital Group for four years. Prior to joining Capital, Sunder was a managing director and portfolio manager on the Multi-Asset Portfolio Strategies team at BlackRock. Sunder's research on asset allocation and optimal investment strategies has been published in several financial journals including, The Financial Analysts Journal, The Journal of Portfolio Management and The Journal of Fixed Income. He holds a master’s degree in management science and engineering from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Mangalore University, India. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Sunder is based in New York.