- Prior to Columbia: Working at Numerix, a fintech company, as a financial engineer for 3 years. Before that, worked in actuarial consulting at Milliman for two years. Graduated from University of Iowa with degrees in Actuarial Science, Mathematics and Finance.
- Most helpful course: Computational Statistics with Prof Liam Paninski
- Summer 2019: Maintain full-time job as a financial engineer, work on neural encoding with Prof Liam Paninski on the side, and Kaggle hard if there is time.
- Hybrid Program (online/on-campus) and a part-time student.
“Don't be afraid to take on a challenging course. No pain, no gain."