Career Speaker Series 2017-04-12T18:57:08+00:00

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.

22novalldayRahul Chandra, Helion AdvisorsEvent:Career Speaker Series

28novalldayPeter Hoeppe, Munich ReEconomics of Climate ChangeEvent:Career Speaker Series

30nov4:30 pm6:00 pmDoug Herrington, Amazon, Senior Vice President, RetailTen Rules of Innovating at AmazonEvent:Career Speaker Series

01decalldaySantiago Barona, Bloomberg, CryptocurrenciesEvent:Career Speaker Series

07decalldayJC de SwaanSocial Value of InvestingEvent:Career Speaker Series

08feballdayArvind NarayananCryptocurrenciesEvent:Career Speaker Series

26maralldayLoretta Mester, Pres/CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of ClevelandEvent:Career Speaker Series


13novalldayMichael Catalano-Johnson, Susquehanna International GroupEvent:Career Speaker Series

09novalldayElena Kessler, St GallenEvent:Career Speaker Series

08novalldayCaroline Dorsa, ex CFO, PSEG, former Merck TreasurerEvent:Career Speaker Series

27octalldaySharon Aranoff, former Chair, U.S. International Trade CommissionEvent:Career Speaker Series

11octalldayCapula Talk - Montano NissottiEvent:Career Speaker Series

10octalldayChris Kuenne, Author - Built for GrowthEvent:Career Speaker Series

10octalldayMihir Wohra, PIMCO | Ravi MattuEvent:Career Speaker Series

09octalldayDavid Zhang - MSCIEvent:Career Speaker Series

05octalldayWomen in Finance, Technology, Academia & Arts PanelEvent:Career Speaker Series

29sepalldayAntoine ChicheValuation WorkshopEvent:Career Speaker Series

20sepalldayAQR Portfolio Management TalkEvent:Career Speaker Series

20apralldayPierre duPont '82“Funding a Hedge Fund Startup”Event:Career Speaker Series

14apralldayBill & Karen Sonneborn '95“Making a Difference: From Banking to Energy Investing and Philanthropy”Event:Career Speaker Series

14apralldayRikki Rothwell *16, Goldman Sachs Securities“Macro Trading & Strategies”Event:Career Speaker Series

13apralldayOliver Wyman Panel“Too Big to Manage: The Past, Present, and Anticipated Future of Large Bank Risk Management”Event:Career Speaker Series

12apralldayBen BlanderDisrupting Quant Trading through Collaborative ResearchEvent:Career Speaker Series

06apralldayLori Fouche, Prudential Group Insurance“Leaders in Finance"Event:Career Speaker Series

06apralldayDani Rodrik“Is There Convergence in the Future of Global Capitalism?”Event:Career Speaker Series

30maralldayBrian Trelstad, Bridges Ventures"Impact Investing”Event:Career Speaker Series

29maralldayAndrew Arnold, Cubist Systematic Strategies“Machine Learning & Trading”Event:Career Speaker Series

28maralldayWyc Grousbeck, Boston Celtics and Kevin Callaghan, Berkshire Partners“Shooting for Success”Event:Career Speaker Series

15maralldaySantiago Barona, BloombergEvent:Career Speaker Series

09maralldayGiorgia BarboniMicrofinance Lunch TalkEvent:Career Speaker Series

27feballdayNorm Champ, SEC former directorGoing PublicEvent:Career Speaker Series

10feballdayBob Litterman, Kepos Capital FounderPragmatic Approach to Climate ChangeEvent:Career Speaker Series,Presentations

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