Yen-Yu (Michael) Lin

Yen-Yu (Michael) Lin

Operations Research and Information Engineering
Financial Engineering


Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2017

Education (previous degree): The University of Hong Kong; Bachelor of Economics and Finance (Double Major)


  • XLP Capital: Summer Analyst in Quant Strategies and Fundamental Analysis (Summer 2017)
  • Alpha Capital Holdings, Inc.: Part-time Analyst in M&A Accretion-Dilution Model (Spring 2017)
  • Cornell University Research Project: Implementation and Empirical Study of CVaR Optimized Portfolio (Spring 2017)
  • Tobin & Company Investment Banking Group: Winter Analyst in Valuation Models and Due Diligence (Winter 2016)

Hobbies: Playing golf, wilderness survival, and playing Chinese Go (Level 3-Dan)

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

I thrive in a working environment where I can utilize my analytical and communication skills in both quantitative and qualitative areas.

What makes you unique?

I have been playing Chinese Go since the age of five. Playing Chinese Go allows me to learn strategic and analytical thinking, as well as the art of patience and self-reflection.