Aroop is the Product Head for Derivatives at Kotak Securities. He manages the derivatives across all segments, with higher focus on Options. In past, Aroop has essayed various roles such as Product Manager and Trader. He has been the head of the Options team on the Prop Desk of Motilal Oswal where he was also part of a team that launched one of the first NSE approved Algos in India. After his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, he founded a startup and later worked as Fund Manager for a PMS. He's a passionate football fan of Chelsea FC and founded the official India supporters club.