Meet the Team

Brian Tom. Managing Partner. Brian Tom graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern California with a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in entrepreneurship. He won the Best Business Plan award at USC’s 3rd nationally ranked entrepreneur program while also winning 1st place in USC’s campus-wide case competition on preventing digital online piracy. After graduating, Brian parlayed his business expertise into Frappr.com, an online mapping start-up, growing it into a multi-million dollar business with over two million users in the span of six months. While operating and eventually negotiating the sale of Frappr to one of the founders of PayPal, he simultaneously attended and successfully earned his Juris Doctorate at the University of Southern California. Brian has expertise in the fields of internet technology and social demography.

Sumir Kaytee. Partner. Sumir Kaytee graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern California having studied in the fields of Communication, Cinema-Television, and Interactive Multimedia. He was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Beta Kappa national honor societies during his time at USC. After graduating, Sumir successfully started MMS Trading Inc – a fashion design house dedicated to the manufacturing of women’s fashion accessories (primarily women’s handbags). Under Sumir’s watchful direction MMS Trading Inc. has grown to eight figure annual revenue and well over one million units in annual manufacturing. Sumir’s personal success in the business world, and overall understanding of business and trends, led him to further his interest in the world of investing. Over the past few years Sumir has utilized his knowledge of manufacturing, business cycles and valuation metrics in personal trading.

Anand Mahendra. Advisor. Anand Mahendra has accepted an advisory position with MKT Capital for his strong understanding of global equity positions in both the United States and India. His investment philosophy comes from the Warren Buffett School of value investing and his insight will be of tremendous value to MKT’s portfolio management. Anand graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance. In addition, he has a Master’s degree in Accounting and Taxation, also from the University of Southern California. Anand currently serves as Director of Space and Defense for Boeing Capital.