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Jerry Zhao

  • Jerry Zhao
  • Dept: Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan (OR Manhattan)
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Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2017

Education (previous degree): University of Michigan; Bachelor of Science, Major in Actuarial Mathematics

Experience:

  • Garnor Holdings: Foreign Exchange Trader and Analyst (Summer 2017)
  • Academic Project: Predicting Sharpe Ratios with Technical Indicators and Machine Learning (Spring 2017)
  • Academic Project: Improving the Double Barrier Option Pricing Algorithm (Spring 2017)
  • ACE Tutor Zone: Independent tutor of two high school classes (Fall 2015 & Spring 2016)
  • University of Michigan: Teaching Assistant for Math Major Probability (Summer 2015)

Hobbies: Tennis, music analysis, and playing piano

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

I enjoy working in dynamic environments where I can consistently improve and challenge myself. 

What makes you unique?

I adapt quickly to new situations and environments, which makes me suitable for a fast-paced work life.