Burgiss Bolsters Leadership Team with Two Key Hires


Hoboken, NJ, January 24, 2017 – We would like to introduce Brian Schmid and Rajiv Bahl as new members of our leadership team. As Global Head of Product Management, Schmid will drive the future direction of Burgiss’ suite of products. As Global Head of Client Relationships, Bahl will focus on deepening Burgiss’ relationships with clients, industry groups, and regulators. Each has over 20 years of experience in delivering investment decision solutions to global institutions.

“For years, Burgiss has delivered world-class products to an impressive roster of asset owners, asset managers, and financial intermediaries. I look forward to collaborating with clients and building upon recent investments to deliver the next generation of Burgiss’ products,” says Schmid. Prior to Burgiss, Schmid was a Managing Director within MSCI’s Analytics Product Management team and was responsible for delivering analytical content within RiskMetrics, Barra, and HedgePlatform.

Bahl’s experience includes senior investment, product, and relationship management roles at a variety of leading institutions, most recently MSCI and BlackRock Solutions. “I look forward to developing deeper relationships with clients so that Burgiss can help evolve best practices in the private capital industry,” says Bahl.

“We are committed to continually improving our products. We are confident that Brian and Rajiv will help Burgiss deliver the best products for our clients,” says James Kocis, CEO of Burgiss.

About Burgiss

Burgiss is a global provider of investment decision support tools for the private capital market. Founded in 1987, Burgiss is a multidisciplinary team of 150 professionals steeped in the world of private capital. Today our tools support over a thousand clients representing over $2 trillion of committed capital.