Vikesh Nemani


Head, U.S. Wealth Management Strategy
RBC Wealth Management–U.S.

We harness data to make sound business decisions that drive growth and position us for future success. These decisions are always made with heart and the promise to do what’s right for our clients and our colleagues.

Vikesh Nemani is head of U.S. Wealth Management Strategy and leads a team that works to optimize the strategic and economic performance of the firm.

His team provides analysis and support to senior management on strategic initiatives. This covers branch and complex strategy, advisor and branch management compensation, financial reporting, real estate and advisor recruiting. Vikesh also helps guide the long-term management of the firm’s compensation spending by providing knowledge of industry compensation strategies. In addition, he develops and administers advisor and branch management compensation programs.

Vikesh joined RBC Wealth Management in 2001 and has been instrumental in helping leadership develop “Metrics that matter”—a focus that has driven advisor productivity and overall firm growth. Before joining RBC Wealth Management, he worked as a senior consultant at Deloitte & Touche and as a financial analyst at U.S. Bank.

Vikesh earned a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Kolkata and a Master of Business Administration in banking and finance from Case Western Reserve University. He’s also a graduate of the Securities Industry Institute at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He serves on the Board for the Walker Art Center and as a member of the RBC Wealth Management–U.S. Diversity Leadership Council.

Outside of work, Vikesh enjoys playing soccer with his two boys, watching India’s national cricket team and traveling.