Friday, February 18, 2022

Register for the 'How I Became a Quant' virtual panel on Thursday, Feb. 24

Students with backgrounds in a quantitative field such as mathematics, physics, statistics, actuarial science, economics, engineering, or computer science may be a great fit for the field of quantitative finance. Register for the "How I Became a Quant" virtual panel on Thursday, Feb. 24, 5:30-7 p.m. Central Time. Hear from alumni of the University of Minnesota's Master of Financial Mathematics (MFM) and Fundamentals of Quantitative Finance (FQF) Post Baccalaureate Certificate.
Learn about becoming a quant!

Students with backgrounds in a quantitative field such as mathematics, physics, statistics, actuarial science, economics, engineering, or computer science may be a great fit for the field of quantitative finance. Register for the "How I Became a Quant" virtual panel and hear from alumni of the University of Minnesota's Master of Financial Mathematics (MFM) and Fundamentals of Quantitative Finance (FQF) Post Baccalaureate Certificate.

How I Became a Quant Virtual Panel
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2021
5:30-7 p.m. Central Time
Register for the How I Became a Quant virtual panel on Zoom

Learn more about the field of quantitative finance and the variety of quant roles to select from, including trading, quantitative risk analysis, investment strategies, fintech, quant software engineering, data science, and more. Panelists represent a variety of "quants" and will discuss how and why they moved into the field of quantitative finance, and their experiences in the University of Minnesota's Master of Financial Mathematics (MFM) and Fundamentals of Quantitative Finance (FQF) Post Baccalaureate Certificate.

Panel Participants
  • Chris Prouty (moderator) - trading technology lead, Cargill Risk Management Division
  • Robert Schell - assistant vice president and analyst, U.S. Bank Corporate Treasury
  • May (Xuan) J. - senior associate and risk engineer, Options Clearing Corporation (OCC)
  • Pratik Pranay - senior manager, Capital Markets Solutions, Ameriprise Financial
Learn more about the event on the How I Became a Quant webpage.

The event is presented by the Minnesota Center for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics (MCFAM) in conjunction with the International Association of Quantitative Finance (IAQF) programs.

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Minnesota Center for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics (MCFAM)
mcfam@umn.edu