Li currently work with Capital One Financial Corp. in Chicago as an associate. He is responsible for providing analytical and MIS (Management Information System) support for various credit policy, risk and valuation related functions. Before joining Capital One, he worked as a risk management intern for CME Group, where he assisted in models development and validation for credit related derivatives. In summer 2011, he was an intern at Forex Signs, a currency trading firm in downtown Manhattan. Li obtained his master degree from the IEOR Department at Columbia University in 2012, where he focused his coursework on various topics of financial engineering. Before coming to Columbia, he got his undergraduate degree from Sun Yat-sen University, mainland China majoring in statistics. In spare time, he likes playing Kinect games with his friends. He is a big fans of Arsenal football club since junior high.