Zeyu (Leo) Liu graduated with honors from Renmin University of China in 2014 with a Bachelor of Economics in Finance and Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. During his undergraduate study, Leo and his team won the 1st prize in China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling. He also applied his quantitative and presentation skills in the 2013 Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition, which triggered his passion to work in the financial industries in the United States. Leo interned as a quant trader for 9 months in Guosen Securities, a major investment bank in China. Here he designed several strategies on dynamic hedging, derivatives volatility trading and commodity trading. Additionally, he established and maintained databases with Python and MySQL. Leo joined the MSCF program to further leverage his quantitative skills and pursue a career in quant trading or risk management.

Zeyu Liu