BCF hosts a weekly career speaker series featuring guest speakers from industry, government and academia.  The series is aimed at students of the center, both graduate and undergraduate.

20novAll DayAndrew Winston MegaTrends and the Big Pivot: Financial Markets in a Hotter, Scarcer, More Open & Connected WorldEvent:Career Speaker Series

03decAll DayStephanie Avakian - Co-Director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of EnforcementEvent:Career Speaker Series


07decAll DayJC de SwaanSocial Value of InvestingEvent:Career Speaker Series

01decAll DaySantiago Barona, BloombergCryptocurrencies: The Internet of ValueEvent:Career Speaker Series,FinTech Speaker Series

23febAll DayChris Long '97, Palmer Square Asset MgmtFrom Sellside to Buyside - Career ConversationEvent:Career Speaker Series

22febAll DaySanthanam Nagarajan, Tudorguest speaker in Dario Villani’s Investment Management ClassEvent:Career Speaker Series

08feb4:30 pm6:30 pmArvind NarayananCryptocurrenciesEvent:Career Speaker Series,FinTech Speaker Series

29marAll DayRick Grove ‘79, Rutter AssociatesRecent Developments in Derivatives Valuation and RegulationEvent:Career Speaker Series

29marAll DayGeorge A. Lentzas, Springfield Capital ManagementMachine Learning in FinanceEvent:Career Speaker Series

26mar4:30 pm6:00 pmLoretta Mester, Pres/CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of ClevelandA Discussion of U.S. Monetary PolicyEvent:Career Speaker Series

16marAll DayKaiser Fung '95How Data Science has changed careers landscapeEvent:Career Speaker Series

01marAll DayBrad Smith '81, President and CLO, MicrosoftRise of Artificial IntelligenceEvent:Career Speaker Series

30aprAll DayMichael Novogratz ‘87The Future of CryptocurrenciesEvent:Career Speaker Series,FinTech Speaker Series

19aprAll DaySanthanam Nagarajan, Tudor Investmentsguest speaker in Dario Villani’s Investment Management ClassEvent:Career Speaker Series

12aprAll DayWomen in Finance Alumni/Student WorkshopEvent:Career Speaker Series

05aprAll DaySaurabh SrivastavaEvent:Career Speaker Series

05aprAll DaySEC Chairman Jay Clayton Lunch talkCryptocurrency & Initial Coin OfferingsEvent:Career Speaker Series

02apr12:15 pm1:20 pmAlejandro Werner, IMFLatin America: Recent Developments & Economic OutlookEvent:Career Speaker Series

09mayAll DayStuart Spodek, Blackrock Obsidian FundEvent:Career Speaker Series

25sep4:30 pm6:00 pmRadical Markets - A book talk with author Glen WeylEvent:Career Speaker Series

24sepAll DayQuantCo Careers TalkEvent:Career Speaker Series

21sep3:00 pm5:00 pmCryptocurrencies 101 WorkshopCrypto Assets: Breakthroughs and Bubbles, from Boulders to BitcoinsEvent:Career Speaker Series

21sepAll DayUBS Coffee ChatEvent:Career Speaker Series

21sepAll DayFall HireTigers MeetupEvent:Career Speaker Series

20sepAll DayCitadel Careers SessionEvent:Career Speaker Series

18sepAll DayAQR Portfolio Implementation Careers TalkEvent:Career Speaker Series

31octAll DayAditi Jain *17, Nomura Global Markets, SingaporeEvent:Career Speaker Series

12oct10:30 am2:30 pmTechnology Career FairEvent:Career Speaker Series

12octAll DayNeuberger Berman Careers TalkEvent:Career Speaker Series

11octAll DayMorgan Stanley Quant Finance Careers SessionEvent:Career Speaker Series

09oct4:30 pm6:30 pmAshoka ModyEuroTragedy Book TalkEvent:Career Speaker Series

05octAll DayValuation workshop with Antoine ChicheEvent:Career Speaker Series

04oct4:30 pm6:00 pmCarolyn Wilkins-Bank of CanadaDigital CurrencyEvent:Career Speaker Series

04oct2:30 pm4:00 pmShe Roars PreConference Roundtable and Reception with alumni and studentsEvent:Career Speaker Series

04oct12:00 pm1:00 pmCapula Lunch talk with Steven Burnett ’17Event:Career Speaker Series

01octAll DayInternships 101 for MFin StudentsEvent:Career Speaker Series

29nov12:15 pm1:20 pmBill Janeway '65Doing Capitalism in the Innovation EconomyEvent:Career Speaker Series

16novAll DayJoceline Zheng, Droit Financial TechnologiesEvent:Career Speaker Series

11novAll DayCarlo Didonna *14, Goldman Sachs SecuritiesEvent:Career Speaker Series

09novAll DaySt Gallen Symposium Info SessionEvent:Career Speaker Series

08novAll DayChristopher Marks, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)Risk Management in Development FinanceEvent:Career Speaker Series

02novAll DayMorgan Stanley & Bloomberg Job Shadowing, NYCEvent:Career Speaker Series

01novAll DayBAML Sales & Trading Visit, NYCEvent:Career Speaker Series

28mar4:30 pm6:00 pmJPM Anne Lester and BlackRock CIO Jim KeenanInvestment PanelEvent:Career Speaker Series

07mar12:15 pm1:30 pmLael Brainard, Federal Reserve GovernorEvent:Career Speaker Series

25aprAll DayNorm Champ '85, Former Director, SEC Investment ManagementEvent:Career Speaker Series

24aprAll DayCitadel TechTalkEvent:Career Speaker Series

16aprAll DayJohn Wirth, Fintech VPTransunion Lunch TalkEvent:Career Speaker Series

11aprAll Day13Princeton Entrepreneurship Council alumni conferenceEvent:Career Speaker Series

06aprAll DayPrinceton Fintech and Quant Trading ConferenceEvent:Career Speaker Series

04apr4:30 pm6:00 pmLori Fouche '91, CEO, TIAA Financial Solutions and Princeton VP Rochelle CalhounEvent:Career Speaker Series

04apr4:30 pm6:00 pmDan M. Berkovitz, Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading CommissionCFTC Disarming Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction: Implementing the Dodd-Frank Act Event:Career Speaker Series

09mayAll DayNYC Alumni Event - Fintech/AI PanelEvent:Career Speaker Series

07mayAll DayJeff Kreisler, Financial Literacy Fair and Dollars & Sense AuthorEvent:Career Speaker Series

01mayAll Day02Stefan Nagel, Chicago BoothEvent:Career Speaker Series,Princeton Lectures in Finance

26sepAll DaySantiago Barona Lunch Talk on CryptocurrencyEvent:Career Speaker Series

25sepAll DayErgoteles Info sessionEvent:Career Speaker Series

24sepAll DayBAML Quant Lunch TalkEvent:Career Speaker Series

23sepAll DayAQR Portfolio Implementation Info SessionEvent:Career Speaker Series

20sepAll DayFall HireTigers MeetupEvent:Career Speaker Series

18sep5:36 pm5:36 pmMS Quant sessionEvent:Career Speaker Series

18sepAll DayCitadel Info SessionEvent:Career Speaker Series

13sepAll DayUndergrad Boot Camp Careers OrientationEvent:Career Speaker Series

10sepAll DayNew MFIN Student Boot Camp - corp affiliates sessionsEvent:Career Speaker Series

07sepAll DayMFIN Boot Camp Alumni/Student PanelEvent:Career Speaker Series

17octAll DaySIG lunch talk with Jeff Yass, CEOEvent:Career Speaker Series

08octAll DayQuantco lunch talkEvent:Career Speaker Series

03octAll DayUBS Trading Lunch and LearnEvent:Career Speaker Series

02octAll DayEngineering Technology Career FairEvent:Career Speaker Series

01octAll DayEllen Siminoff, Founding Executive and SVP, YahooEvent:Career Speaker Series

14novAll DayJoyce Chang, Global Head of Research, J. P. MorganEvent:Career Speaker Series

14novAll DaySt Gallen Conference coffee chatEvent:Career Speaker Series

12novAll DayData Science and Sports Analytics - the Business of the NFL - Hans Schroeder ’96 & Iwao Fusillo ’88Chris Halpin ‘98, Hans Schroeder ‘96, Damani Leech ’98, Iwao Fusillo ’88Event:Career Speaker Series

08novAll DayTiger Entrepreneurs Conference in NYCEvent:Career Speaker Series

In addition to our speaker series, firms such as Citi Markets and Quantitative Analysis, Morgan Stanley (Strats and Sales & Trading), Barclays (Market Risk), and Deutsche Bank (NYSE visit for closing bell tour) have invited our students to visit to job shadow and attend open houses.   New, incoming Master in Finance student are also assigned an alumni mentor who have met or spoken with them about career options and advice during individual meetings in NY Hong Kong, London and Chicago.

Princeton’s Career Services office also hosts information sessions regularly in the Fall.

Speakers for Academic Year 2016-2017 include:

  • Bob Litterman, Kepos Capital Founder – Pragmatic Approach to Climate Change – Video
  • MFIN alumni Boot Camp Panelists: JC Alvarez, Ben Beugnies, Cedric Lommaert, Nestor Macias, Chad Shampine, Lilian Schulz, Dennis Walsh, & Livia Wu
  • Boot Camp Alumni Speakers Norm Champ ’85, Peter Lighte *81, Anna Raytcheva ’94; Kathleen DeRose ’83, Fintech
  • Prof. Frank Fabozzi, Quant Finance Careers
  • Sarah Jiang, AQR
  • Igor Axenov, Barclays Market Risk
  • Arthur Rodier &  Sue Evans, BNP Paribas Sales & Trading
  • Bouchra Ezzahraoui, Goldman Sachs
  • Theo Kim, PRINCO
  • David Sullivan ’01, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, “Investment Banking 101”
  • Steve Brownlie ’97 & Cait Bartlett ’14, Altamont Capital Partners, “Private Equity 101”
  • Ken Shidler, Citi, “Global Markets Overview”
  • Morgan Vasquez, BNY Mellon, “Personal Branding”
  • Wendell Collins, “Career Development Best Practices”
  • Antoine Chiche *06  – Valuation Workshop
  • Liz Myers ’92 & Chris Ventresca ’88, J.P. Morgan Securities, G.S. Beckwith Gilbert ’63 Lecture on M&A & IPO Market Insights
  • Mary Anne Citrino ’81, Blackstone Senior Advisor, & Wake Smith, New State Capital Partners – Private Equity Workshop Series
  • Bianca Vaghji, Pat Chiacchiari, Livia Wu and Kevin Zigadlo, JP Morgan Asset Management
  • Sarah Nagy, ITG
  • Jerrod Ankenman, SIG Elections & Trading
  • John Cunniff *86, TIAA-CREF
  • Tom Nadbielny, Sandpointe LLC
  • Prof. JC de Swaan, Ethics & Finance
  • Xavier R. Polet, CEO, London Stock Exchange Group
  • Montano Nissotti, Capula Investments
  • John Scully ’66, SPO Advisory
  • Bob Litterman, Kepos Capital Founder – Pragmatic Approach to Climate Change
  • Citadel Investments Alumni Panel
  • Norm Champ ’85, former SEC Director, Inv. Mgmt
  • Wyc Grousbeck ’83, CEO, Boston Celtics
  • Kevin Callaghan ’83, MD, Berkshire Partners
  • Mitch Julis ’77 Co-CEO and Co-Founder, Canyon Partners, LLC – From the Bronx to Beverly Hills: A Serendipitous Journey through Finance
  • Margaret Holen, former Goldman Sachs MD
  • Lori Dickerson Fouche, Prudential Group Insurance CEO
  • Caroline Dorsa, ex PSEG CFO and Merck Treasurer
  • Oliver Wyman Panel – Too Big to Manage: The Past, Present, and Anticipated Future of Large Bank Risk Management
    Doug Elliot, former fellow in Economic Studies at Brookings Institute; Jai Sooklal former head of Liquidity Risk Supervision at Federal Reserve; and Ugur Koyluoglu, head of Finance & Risk North America
  • Andrew Arnold, Cubist Systemic Strategies
  • Brian Trelstad, Impact Investing
  • Daniel Tarullo, Federal Reserve Governor
  • Bill & Karen Sonneborn, ’95, EIG Global Energy Partners
  • Pierre duPont ’82, Hedge Fund Startups