Sameer Walia of The Smart Cube wins Entrepreneur of the Year Award


The award recognises Walia’s innovative approach and contributions to the financial services industry

NEW DELHI – 28 October, 2016: Sameer Walia, co-founder and managing director of The Smart Cube, has been awarded the coveted “Entrepreneur of the Year (Innovation in Financial Services)” award by the US-based Entrepreneur Media Group.

Walia has been recognised for his company’s innovative approach in developing Quant Insight – a services-based product that helps money managers better understand macro factors driving securities. With the capacity to analyze more than 2,500 securities daily and provide in-depth insights, Quant Insight enables more informed, data-driven decision-making for optimal trade, reduced trade-selection errors and substantially improved trading efficiency.

Commenting on the award, Walia said: “At The Smart Cube we strive every day to develop genuinely creative solutions to the business problems that our clients face. It is fantastic to get this industry recognition for our work with Quant Insight. While I am delighted to accept this award, this recognition truly is for my exceptional financial services

colleagues here at The Smart Cube, who have spent tens of man-years developing this unique product.

Walia runs the operations of The Smart Cube, a global leader in analytics and research, with more than 650 employees in the UK, the USA, Romania, India and China. Walia has 23 years of management consulting and entrepreneurial experience, of which a little more than a decade was spent at Accenture’s strategy consulting practice.