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Alumni Spotlight: Alexander Olson (‘17) paves a new path in tech, joining Google as a Data Scientist

By The Berkeley MFE Program   |   Jul 19, 2017
It’s been four months since the MFE Class of 2017 graduated - time to check in on our recent alum!  Today, we’re reconnecting with Alexander “Xander” Olson to see what he’s been up to since completing the Berke...

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.

Shravan Sunkada Lands Internship at Uber

By The Berkeley MFE Program   |   Jul 06, 2017
The Intersection of Tech and Finance After eight years in consumer banking data science and analytics, Shravan Sunkada (MFE18) wanted to broaden his repertoire of quantitative techniques and advance his applica...

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...

Alumna Becomes Portfolio Manager at World’s Largest Asset Management Firm

By The Berkeley MFE Program   |   Jun 21, 2017
A Virtuous Cycle Between UC Berkeley and BlackRock for           MFE'16 Alumna Mengdan Ma

10 Application Tips for the Berkeley MFE Program

By The Berkeley MFE Program   |   Jun 15, 2017
In case you missed it, here are ten crucial tips to help you complete your application to the Berkeley MFE Program. We have four seasonal deadlines for admission to our program start in spring.

Ashley Whitfield (MFE18) Makes the Leap from Academia to Finance

By The Berkeley MFE Program   |   Jun 13, 2017
  After completing his undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Physics at the University of Warwick, Ashley Whitfield headed to London to pursue a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at University College London. Thro...

Reasons to pursue a Berkeley MFE

By The Berkeley MFE Program   |   Jun 07, 2017
A Master of Financial Engineering degree is highly sought after by those looking to acquire the skills necessary to become “quants,” people who apply mathematics, programming and statistics to finance.   Among ...
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