Xinzhuo (Tony) Dong received High Honors for his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Virginia, where he worked as a research assistant on the topic of software testing. For his senior thesis, Tony implemented probabilistic models to develop an intelligent tutor system, which is now used by the University of Massachusetts. After sophomore year, Tony interned at GF Securities as an Investment Banking Analyst and started to develop his interest in finance. During his junior year, the topics of mathematics of derivatives eventually triggered his passion in applying his mathematics and programming skills to the financial field. Tony joined the MSCF program to leverage his quantitative skills and gain deeper understanding of the financial markets. Tony seeks a career in trading, algorithmic trading and structuring.