Richard (Rick) Sandulli
Rick, with 31 years of experience, was a Managing Director and head of Equity Structured Products in North America for Morgan Stanley where he was also head of global new product development and marketing for both the institutional structured products market and PRIPs market globally. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Rick was a Director of Global Equity Derivatives and the original founder of the institutional and retail structured products businesses beginning at Merrill Lynch in 1992. A former outside product advisor to the American Stock Exchange, Rick started his career as an investment banker specializing in convertibles bonds, complex derivatives, MLPs, ’40 Act funds, tax, securitization, and specialized capital market products. After Morgan, Rick was Managing Director and Global Head of Structured and Derivatives Products for Wachovia/Wells Fargo and was President and Partner of Fore Research and Management, a $2.75Bn multi-strategy hedge fund based in New York. Rick received his B.S. in mathematics/computer science from Duke University and his MBA in finance from the University of Chicago.