MEng Concentration: Applied Operations Research
Areas of Interest: Financial Product Structuring, Wealth Management, Derivatives Trading
Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2012
Nuttavut Jarutikorn earned his B.S. in industrial engineering with high honor from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2010. His undergraduate study allowed him to develop strong quantitative and analytical skill sets. In addition to his engineering-oriented background, he actively kept up with financial markets.
Nuttavut showed his interest in a finance industry by interning at Phatra Securities as an investment banking analyst. He developed an understanding of tools used to value investment projects and companies. During his internship, his main responsibility was to value client’s firm by using company comparables and multiples.
Prior to joining Cornell University, Nuttavut interned at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Summer Wealth Management Program in Hong Kong where he learned various financial products and how private wealth advisors use them to assist clients in pricing, hedging, and structuring portfolios. This experience has led him to pursue a career in quantitative finance.
As financial products become more complicated mathematically, he continued his study in Applied Operations Research at Cornell University to solidify his knowledge in quantitative finance. He intends to work in areas such as financial product structuring, wealth management, and derivatives trading desk.
Nuttavut enjoys traveling, lifting, playing online poker, and modifying cars.