Siddharth Gaur received his Bachelor of Technology degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in 2013. He went on to work for two years as a quantitative analyst at Deutsche Bank Centre in Mumbai where he worked in conjunction with the Fixed Income trading desks in Frankfurt, London and Singapore. Driven by his desire to have in-depth knowledge and experience in this field, Siddharth successfully worked on interest rate derivatives’ pricing through rates modeling, structured Credit Linked Notes valuation, scenario analysis for portfolios of rates derivatives and VaR/Initial Margin calculation frameworks. In order to gain a better perspective on financial ecosystems, he enrolled for and cleared the CFA and FRM level-1 exams. Additionally, he has maintained a keen interest in areas of Algorithms, Networks and Distributed Computing related problems, which can be extended to Finance. Siddharth joined the MSCF program to hone the mathematical and quantitative skill set required for the challenging fields of trading, quantitative analysis and asset management.