Shokhrukh (Sean) Erkinov graduated summa cum laude from Baruch College, where he was a Provost Scholar, with a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics & Quantitative Modeling and a minor in Mathematics. During his undergraduate study, he interned at Goldman Sachs as a Sales & Trading summer analyst. Upon graduation, he joined Chopper Trading (DRW) as a trading analyst at their rates trading desk. At DRW, his responsibilities included analyzing historical market data to develop and execute short-term proprietary trading strategies using US Treasuries and futures instruments. After gaining insight into the fundamentals of trading, he decided to join the MSCF program to further enhance his knowledge of quantitative finance. He intends to pursue a career in quantitative trading or asset management.