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Peilin Zhao

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

Education: Tsinghua University; Bachelor of Engineering, Major in Automation

Experience:

  • Capgemini: Summer Associate in Machine Learning and Data Analytics (Summer 2017)
  • Academic Project: Single-Period Portfolio Optimization Method (Spring 2017)
  • Academic Project: Quality Value Momentum Investment Strategy (Fall 2016)
  • Academic Project: Simulation of Rocket Launch based on Virtual Reality (Spring 2016)
  • CDH Investment: Quant Development Intern in Quantitative Investment (Fall 2015)
  • China Investment Corporation: Summer Analyst in Private Equity (Summer 2015)
  • China Minmetals Corporation: Assistant Analyst in Asset Management (Winter 2014)
  • Leadership: Team Captain for Fudan University Student Art Group (Fall 2013 & Spring 2014)
  • Leadership: Climate Champion for International Climate Change Summer Camp (Summer 2013)

Hobbies: Comic Stand-Up (Chinese talk show), stage play, Texas Hold’em, playing soccer, swimming

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

I really enjoy the work environment that focuses on quantitative and analytical problems, and I excel in tackling challenging tasks.

What makes you unique?

As the President of Comic Stand-Up at the Tsinghua University Student Art Group, I led the preparation for the night show and participated in over 30 events, overseeing more than 300 attendees at each performance. Through this experience, I strengthened my management and communication skills.