Lei (Eathen) Zhao graduated from Zhejiang University, China with a bachelor’s degree in Information and Communication Engineering. During his undergraduate study, he developed a keen interest in applying his quantitative knowledge and skills to the financial industry. After graduation, he joined Barclays Capital as a full-time analyst in Singapore, where he conducted trade capture and risk management functionality projects for interest rate derivatives in emerging markets. He also supported Barclays Delta One’s trading platform in the Equity Market Area. With his extended product knowledge and experience in capital markets, Eathen joined JP Morgan as a senior analyst in Hong Kong, where he sat beside APAC front office sales and traders supporting and developing JPM’s largest global trading system integrated with various fixed income products. By joining the MSCF program, he aims to further enhance his quantitative skills from both business and technical perspectives. Eathen seeks a career in sales, trading, structuring or asset management in the financial services industry.