Boston U: How To Secure Your Dream Job

Boston U: How To Secure Your Dream Job

Panelist

Karen: Deals Advisor at PwC
Sharon: Equity Investment Analyst at Wellington Management
Desmond: Data Scientist at IBM CIO Lab Insights
Jin: Analytics Lead at Groupon

Speaker Bio

Karen: Deals Advisor at PwC
Karen (CPA) currently works as Transaction Services Senior Associate at PwC, advises both private equity and corporate clients on complex accounting issues in M&A, hedging & derivatives, financial instruments, carve-outs, divestitures, and IPOs. She also has solid experience in insurance and M&A tax, responsible for income taxes and tax due diligence. Prior to that, she worked at Apple as project management consultant. Karen holds a Distinction MSA degree from Bentley University.

Sharon: Equity Investment Analyst at Wellington Management
Sharon (CFA) is an Equity Investment Analyst at Wellington Management. She has an extensive background in investment. Her specialties include Quantitative Equity, Emerging Market, Asset Allocation, Portfolio Implementation, Capital Market Modeling, Risk Management and Fixed Income Analytics. Prior to Wellington, she worked as a Portfolio Manager at BlackRock, specializing in Asset Allocation Funds. She holds an MS in Statistics from Cornell University.

Desmond: Data Scientist at IBM CIO Lab Insights
Desmond gained his Master and PHD degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from Northwestern University. He currently worked as the Data Scientist on Watson Deep QA Advisor at IBM CIO Lab Insights. During this time, he enables and adapts IBM Watson deep question-answering (Deep QA) system for the Sales domain. What’s more, he developed a new optimization model for crew scheduling with fleeting that is more reliable and heuristic-friendly when worked as Enterprise Optimization Analyst in United Airlines.

Jin: Analytics Lead at Groupon
Jin is currently the Analytics Lead at Groupon. He has years of hands-on experience designing and launching national promotion campaigns with audiences of over 40 million via multiple channels, as well as performing in-depth analysis to understand customer behavior and increase marketing effectiveness. Prior this, he served as a CRM Specialist at Groupon, where his efforts saved the company 30% of promotion expense per user while still maintaining the same level of incremental revenue. Jin holds a master in Marketing from Northwestern University.

Location

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Basic Info

Date Feb 28, 2016 (Sunday)
Time 2:00PM – 4:00PM
Location College of Arts and Science

Application

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