GAIM Ops Cayman
April 23 - 26, 2023
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

Unmesh Bhide
Managing Director at J.P. Morgan and Co-Founder of PricingDirect


Unmesh Bhide is a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan and Co-Founder of PricingDirect, overseeing daily operations and developing pricing algorithms. PricingDirect provides independent evaluated pricing (valuation and pricing data) for more than 2.5 million U.S. taxable fixed income securities and derivatives daily. Mr. Bhide currently serves as the head of product methodology, and led the development efforts of PricingDirect’s valuation methodology for a variety of instruments spanning across 40 unique asset classes. He is the driving force behind the implementation of machine learning in PricingDirect’s recently launched muni pricing service.

Prior to joining the firm in 1997, Mr. Bhide worked at the Merrill Lynch Pricing Service where he developed pricing models. He also served as an analyst in the fixed income portfolio management group at Daiwa Securities Trust Company.  

Mr. Bhide earned a B.S. in Physics from the University of Bombay, an M.S. in Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology, and an M.S. in Computer Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Charter Financial Institute and a CFA charter holder since 1997.

When Mr. Bhide is not devising frameworks for new product methodologies he enjoys driving 2,000 mile road trips with his family traversing through our national parks.

Agenda Sessions

  • Technology & Valuations