Savita Subramanian is the head of U.S. Equity Strategy & U.S. Quantitative Strategy within the Global Macro Research group. She is responsible for recommending U.S. sector allocations for equities and for determining forecasts for the S&P 500 and other major U.S. indicies as well as developing and marketing the firm's quantitative equity strategy to institutional and individual clients.
Savita has been with the Quantitative team since 2001, and her team is ranked in the Institutional Investor & Greenwich surveys. Prior to Merrill Lynch, Savita was an analyst at Scudder Kemper Investments in New York and San Francisco.
Savita frequently appears in television and print journalism and is a regular guest speaker at financial conferences. She is on the membership committee of Q Group, is a member of the Chicago Quantitative Alliance, the Society of Quantitative Analysts and Women on Wall Street.
Savita received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Mathematics and Philosophy with honors from University of California at Berkeley, and an MBA degree from Columbia University, with a concentration in Finance and remains actively involved in the Columbia Business School alumni organization.