Career Talk Series

Career talks are presentations hosted by industry professionals to help graduate students with career development and upcoming interviews.  The featured speakers are subject matter experts in their area of practice.  Select speakers have been generously sponsored by the Asian Financial Society.* 


Professional Services (Consulting)
Featuring Mark Herman, former Senior Partner of Booz Allen & Hamilton, to provide insights on the management consulting field.

Monday, September 19
1:00 – 2:30PM
309 Havemeyer


Careers on Wall Street
Featuring Dr. Ed Weis, former Managing Director of Merrill Lynch Investment Banking, and current Dean of School of Business at Mercy College.

Monday, September 26
1:00 – 2:30PM
309 Havemeyer


Data Science in Finance
Featuring Norman Niemer, MSFE graduate, and current a team lead in Data Science at UBS O’Connor, the hedge fund unit of UBS.

Monday, October 3
1:00 – 2:30PM
309 Havemeyer


Careers in Financial Technology
Featuring Dushyant Shahrawat,
 Managing Director of FinTech Associates.

Wednesday, October 5
1:00 – 2:30PM
309 Havemeyer


Communicate Your Career
Featuring Chuck Garcia, author and educator in Organizational Leadership to work with our M.S. students on refining our communication skills.

Monday, October 10
1:00 – 2:30PM
309 Havemeyer


Job Opportunities in Large Chinese Banks in the US
Featuring Mr. Chen Xu, CEO and President of Bank of China USA.

Wednesday, October 12
1:00 – 2:30PM
309 Havemeyer

Risk Management
Featuring Mr. JinFeng Tang, Director of Deutsche Bank.

Monday, October 24
1:00 – 2:30PM
309 Havemeyer

Private Equity
Featuring Ms. Yiting Liu, COO and Partner of Coalescence Partners.

Wednesday, October 26
1:00 – 2:30PM
309 Havemeyer


Financial Modeling
Featuring Dr. Xiaobo Liu, Managing Director of Deutsche Bank.

Monday, October 31
1:00 – 2:30PM
309 Havemeyer


Buy Side, Investment Management
Featuring Mr. Kevin Chen, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at TIAA.

Wednesday, November 2
1:00 – 2:30PM
309 Havemeyer


Securitization and Structured Finance
Featuring Ms. Tracy Wan, Senior Director at Fitch Ratings.

Monday, November 14
1:00 – 2:30PM
303 Mudd


Starting Your Own Company
Featuring Mr. Rohit Mittal, Co-Founder of Stilt. 

Wednesday, November 16
1:00 – 2:30PM
303 Mudd
 

*Asian Financial Society (AFS) is a globally oriented non-profit organization of business people and professionals in the financial community, sharing common professional, educational and philanthropic interests. Founded in 1984, AFS draws its membership from the many fields of finance including: international trade and finance, commercial banking, investment banking, securities research and trading, insurance, law, real estate, taxation, regulation, accounting, information services and entrepreneurship.


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