Vinod Addidam (He/Him/His) is a Managing Director in the Trading and Financing group at AQR Capital Management, where he oversees the firm’s Equities and Commodities trading. Additionally, he is also responsible for the firm’s Capital Markets and AQR Arbitrage trading efforts. He works closely with researchers and portfolio implementation teams on understanding liquidity and changing market structure dynamics and developing trading strategies for efficient portfolio implementation. Prior to joining AQR, Vinod was a Director and the Head of EM Equities Absolute Strategies, Arbitrage and Delta One trading desk at Deutsche Bank. Vinod earned a B.Tech. in Mining Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India and an M.B.A. from NYU Stern School of Business.