We’re passionate about indexing your world.
For us, continued collaboration is the key to success, and it all starts with an idea.
From there, we plug into our clients’ businesses and go. Every case is different, but our approach reflects our strengths: Work closely, stay curious, connect the dots, repeat—until we’ve built something that truly moves the needle for our clients.
Who we are
We are a group of index specialists with real-world asset management experience, elevating our clients' ideas with investor insights and practical knowledge.
Chief Executive Officer, MarketVector Indexes™
Steven Schoenfeld joined MarketVector as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) following its acquisition of BlueStar Indexes in August 2020. As the CEO, he develops and implements the business strategy for the company and oversees all aspects of MarketVector’s operations, research and product development, client service, sales, and marketing. Steven was the founder and the Chief Investment Officer of BlueStar which maintained a family of indexes for global technology stocks, emerging markets, and Israeli equities and bonds. He is a 38-year veteran of the investment management and financial services industry, having served in senior fiduciary positions at Northern Trust, where he oversaw more than USD 300 billion in quantitatively managed global equity and fixed income portfolios, and at Barclays Global Investors (now Blackrock), where he managed more than USD 70 billion in developed and emerging market stock index fund and ETFs. Previously, he led the team at the IFC/World Bank which developed the first investable emerging market indexes and traded Japanese stock index futures on the floor of the Singapore Exchange. Steven is the author of Active Index Investing (Wiley Finance, 2004), co-author of The Pacific-Rim Futures and Options Markets (McGraw-Hill, 1992), and co-founder of IndexUniverse.com (now ETF.com). He has a Bachelor of Arts in History and Government from Clark University, was a Fulbright Scholar in Economics at the National University of Singapore, and has a Master of Arts from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
MD, Chief Operating Officer, MarketVector Indexes™
Thomas Kettner is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at MarketVector with global responsibility for the company's index business. Thomas is an indexing expert with more than 15 years of experience in the development and maintenance of indexes, with a focus on the development of indexes designed for financial products. He is supported by a team of more than 15 index specialists experienced in index administration and maintenance. Prior to joining MarketVector in 2012, he held various positions at leading index providers such as Dow Jones Indexes and STOXX Ltd. Thomas holds a degree in Economics from the University of Konstanz, Germany, and is a CIIA graduate.
Head of Product Management and Marketing, MarketVector Indexes™
Joy Yang is the Head of Product Management and Marketing at MarketVector. She is responsible for managing MarketVector products and services to accelerate innovation in financial index design and adoption. Joy brings more than 25 years of investment experience to MarketVector, having led teams delivering index and quantitative-active investment solutions at Arabesque Asset Management, Dimensional Fund Advisors, Vanguard, Aberdeen Standard Investments, AXA Rosenberg, and Blackrock. She has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Cooper Union’s Albert Nerken School of Engineering.
Head of Business Development and Strategy, MarketVector Indexes™
Joe Levin joined MarketVector as the Head of Business Development & Strategy following its acquisition of BlueStar Indexes in August 2020. Joe was the partner and the Chief Investment Strategist at BlueStar where he led the firm's engagement with institutional investors and its partnerships with wealth managers and advisors to guide their allocations to Israeli investments. Prior to joining the firm in 2016, he served for six years as the Chief Development Officer at the SF-based Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund, leading the organization’s coordinated annual, endowment, and legacy philanthropic resources development efforts. Joe has over 25 years of experience in investment and philanthropic planning, most notably as the Vice President at Bernstein Global Wealth Management (AllianceBernstein), where he advised wealthy individuals and organizations in all aspects of financial planning and portfolio construction.
Head of Research and Investment Strategy, MarketVector Indexes™
Josh Kaplan is the Head of Research and Investment Strategy at MarketVector. Josh is involved in MarketVector index design, maintenance, and commercialization activities. He is also responsible for producing research and analysis on MarketVector indexes and investment trends. Josh joined MarketVector following the acquisition of BlueStar Indexes in August 2020 where he served as BlueStar's Director of Research and Finance. Prior to joining BlueStar Indexes in late 2011, he worked as an equity analyst covering small- and mid-cap technology stocks for a long-short fund affiliated with one of Israel’s leading private equity funds. Josh is a CFA Charter holder and graduated from Syracuse University with degrees in Finance, Entrepreneurship, and Economics.
Head of Client Coverage & Service, MarketVector Indexes™
Tzlill Keren-Blum is the Head of Client Coverage & Service for MarketVector. She is an indexing expert with more than 17 years of experience in both the issuer and index provider roles. Tzlill is also responsible for MarketVector’s business development in the EMEA region. She joined MarketVector as the EMEA Representative following its acquisition of BlueStar Indexes in August 2020 and worked with BlueStar starting in 2017. Tzlill was the Chief Legal Counsel of one of the largest issuers of Israeli ETFs and index funds, an associate at a large Israeli corporate law firm, and also serves as External Director in a TASE-listed company.
Crypto/Digital Asset Product Strategist, MarketVector Indexes™
Martin Leinweber works as a Digital Asset Product Strategist at MarketVector Indexes™ providing thought leadership in an emerging asset class. His role encompasses product development, research, and communication with the client base of MarketVector Indexes™. Before joining MarketVector Indexes™, he worked as a portfolio manager for equities, fixed income, and alternative investments for almost two decades. He was responsible for the management of active funds for institutional investors such as insurance companies, pension funds, and sovereign wealth funds at the leading German quantitative asset manager Quoniam. Previously, he held various positions at one of Germany's largest asset managers, MEAG, the asset manager of Munich Re and ERGO. Among other things, he contributed his expertise and international experience to the establishment of a joint venture with the largest Chinese insurance company PICC in Shanghai and Beijing. Martin Leinweber is co-author of “Asset-Allokation mit Kryptoassets. Das Handbuch “(Wiley Finance, 2021). It’s the first handbook about integrating digital assets into traditional portfolios. He has a Master's in Economics from the University of Hohenheim and is a CFA Charter holder.
Head of Index Operations, MarketVector Indexes™
Emre Camlilar serves as the Head of Index Operations for MarketVector globally since late 2018. He is an indexing expert with 10 years of experience in index management, maintenance, and development. With his extensive index expertise, Emre offers deep knowledge of index operations, new index construction, products, and administration. In addition, he has spent a considerable amount of time optimizing the process of day-to-day index management. Prior to joining MarketVector, Emre gathered experience in different fields of finance, including financial risk management. He holds a Master of Sciences in Economics from the University of Freiburg, Germany, and is a CFA charter holder.
Senior Legal Counsel (Lead Counsel), MarketVector Indexes™
Bogdan Lucaciu is the Senior Legal Counsel (Lead Counsel) at MarketVector. In his role, Bogdan oversees all legal and compliance matters pertaining to a wide array of index-related solutions. He evaluates regulatory regimes applicable to benchmark administrators, provides advice on company strategies, negotiates agreements, is involved in transactions and oversees outside counsel as well as an in-house position. Bogdan is a fully qualified German lawyer with more than 10 years of experience in various roles with legal departments and law firms, advising in matters of capital markets, corporate, contract, IT, IP and data protection law with an emphasis on EU, German and US law. He held various legal counsel positions in the financial industry. Prior to joining MarketVector, Bogdan provided his expertise to a BaFin-regulated fintech company, a Legal Tech company and a stock exchange. He holds a law degree from the University of Heidelberg with specializations in capital markets law and Anglo-American law and graduated with the First and Second State Examinations in Law.
Director, Equity Operations, MarketVector Indexes™
Mirela Stefanova works as the Director, Equity Operations at MarketVector. She has gathered more than 15 years of experience in indexing with a focus on index operations, index development, and client support. With her strong background in indexing, Mirela has contributed to the establishment of the equity review process and streamlining index operations at MarketVector. Before joining the MarketVector in late 2012, Mirela worked at Dow Jones Indexes in the field of index operations. She holds a Master of Sciences in Economics and Finance from the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany.
Manager of Web Architecture & Operations, MarketVector Indexes™
Marketing Manager, MarketVector Indexes™
Séverine Thäsler-Jäger is Marketing Manager at MarketVector Indexes. She is responsible for managing and executing the marketing activities and coordinating the strategy to drive the company's commercial efforts. Before joining MarketVector she worked in Product Marketing at Invesco for active traded funds. Séverine brings more than 9 years of experience, having done an apprenticeship in banking with BNP Paribas, she also gained experience in different marketing positions and sectors. Séverine holds a M. Sc. in communications management from Ghent University and a BA in economics and communication science from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich.
Manager, ETL/SQL, MarketVector Indexes™
Vishal Sharma works as the Manager, ETL/SQL at MarketVector. He has gathered more than 16 years of experience with specialized focus on Database, Business Intelligence, and Reporting. With his strong background in Business Intelligence Solutions, Advance analytics, Design Solution architect and reporting, Vishal has contributed to the establishment of the equity review process and streamlining index operations at MarketVector. Before joining the MarketVector in 2018, Vishal worked at Accenture GmBH and other IT companies in the field of Database specialist. He holds a Master of Computer Application in Computers from the Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra, India.
With a passion for innovation and a commitment to excellence, we are redefining the future of indexing.”
At MarketVector, we combine creativity with efficiency to offer clear-cut index solutions for our clients.”
At MarketVector research, we bring indexing to life through actionable insights and building innovative investment solutions.”
People may think indexing is very simple but in the words of Leonardo Da Vinci 'Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.'”
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