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Linda Kreitzman

As Assistant Dean and Executive Director of the Berkeley MFE Program, my role-among other things-is to develop and maintain contacts with firms to find opportunities for the students and place them in outstanding internships and full-time positions.
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Fintech Series Part 2: How is Fintech Transforming the Financial Industry?

By Linda Kreitzman   |   Jul 13, 2017
Welcome to my series on fintech’s evolving role in finance! If you missed part one, you can find it here.

Fintech Series Part 1: What is Fintech and Why is it Important?

By Linda Kreitzman   |   Jun 29, 2017
Banking has historically been one of the few business sectors most resistant to disruption by technology. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker wasn’t flattering the financial industry when he said in 20...

MFE to Facebook: An alumnus leverages his degree for a position in data science

By Linda Kreitzman   |   May 31, 2017
Juan received his Bachelor of Electronics Engineering and Economics from Andes University and then went on to earn a Master’s degree in Economics. For Juan, the Berkeley MFE was the perfect program to help jump...

From Lagos to London to NYC

By Linda Kreitzman   |   Apr 05, 2017
As soon as he completed his undergraduate degree in engineering at the University of Lagos, Obinna Eke, MFE class of 2011, knew he wanted to go back to graduate school. He gained two years of work experience at...

Industry Projects Give MFE Students a Jump on Career Preparation

By Linda Kreitzman   |   Dec 07, 2016
The MFE Program at the Haas School of Business consistently brings industry projects to its students in addition to the built-in internship opportunity. In fact, MFE17 students Arsh Sood (above, right) and Aman...

Fresh Tsinghua Grad to Hedge Fund Researcher: Meet Shihong Wen

By Linda Kreitzman   |   Nov 09, 2016
Before attending the Berkeley MFE, Shihong Wen majored in Economics and Finance at Tsinghua University and gained quantitative hedge fund experience at KGO Information and Technology.

A Seamless Transition Through the Berkeley MFE

By Linda Kreitzman   |   Oct 10, 2016
Jing Hoelscher, MFE class of 2014, decided that the most efficient way to complete her transition from academia to the financial industry was by pursuing an MFE. She chose Berkeley, stating it was the perfect f...
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