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.


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