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Yuan Gao

  • Yuan Gao
  • Dept: Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan (OR Manhattan)
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Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2017

Education (previous degree): Fudan University, Bachelor of Economics, Major in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

Experience:

  • Axioma Inc: Summer Analyst (Summer 2017)
  • Academic Project: Pricing and Hedging Volatility Swap (Spring 2017)
  • Academic Project: Theoretical Analysis of a Novel Method in Graph Clustering (Spring 2016)
  • Leadership: Team co-founder and captain for Fudan University ‘My Sweetie’ volunteer team (2013-2014)

Hobbies: Texas hold’em Poker, pure mathematics, machine learning, the surrounding game (GO)

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

I take great enjoyment in using various hedging tools in the financial market and deciding a fair value for them.

What makes you unique?

I understand the mathematical principles behind using derivatives to hedge risk and how to price them.