Recent  Placement

Our recent graduates are faculty members at institutions such as Stanford, Wharton, MIT, Kellogg, Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Duke, and NYU, and also succeed in leading research and development positions in the industry.

Here is a list of placements, by year of graduation, over the past few years:

Year Name Placement
2021 Muye Wang Two Sigma Investments
2021 Pengyu Qian Krannert School of Management
2021 Seungki Min Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
2021 Yiwen Shen The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
2021 Jiaqi Lu Chinese University of Hong Kong
2019 Francisco Castro Anderson, UCLA
2019 Pu He Two Sigma Investments
2019 Fei Long Kenan-Flagler, UNC Chapel Hill
2019 Zhe Liu Imperial College Business School
2017 Wenqi Hu Uber
2017 Dongwook Shin The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
2017 Kai Yuan Two Sigma Investments
2016 Davide Crapis Lyft
2016 Daniel Guetta Palantir Technologies
2016 Cinar Kilcioglu Uber
2016 Lijian Lu Goldman Sachs Asset Management
2016 Chen Xie VTS, Inc
2016 John Yao University of Miami
2015 Juan Chaneton Celect
2015 Daniela Saban Stanford GSB
2015 Hua Zheng JP Morgan
2015 Yonatan Gur Stanford GSB
2013 Caner Gocmen Nomis Solutions
2013 Ahmet Serdar Simsek Cornell University (Visiting faculty)
2013 Yina Lu The Wharton School (postdoc)
2013 Sang Won Kim Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School
2013 Santiago Balseiro Fuqua School, Duke

2012

Damla Gunes Morgan Stanley
2012 Bar Ifrach Stanford GSB (postdoc)
2012 Roger Lederman IBM Watson Research
2012 Margaret Pierson Harvard Business School (postdoc)
2012 Mehmet Saglam Bendheim Center for Finance & Economics, Princeton
2011 Denis Saure University of Pittsburgh
2009 Mehmet Altug George Washington University
2009 Wei Ke Novantas
2009 Natalia Yankovic IESE Business School

Alumni  Spotlight,  Academic  Placement

Daniela Saban

Saban Photo

Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Associate Professor

Daniela Saban is an Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Technology at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Her research interests lie in the interface of operations, economics and computer science. She received her Ph.D. from the Decision, Risk, and Operations division in 2015.

Santiago Balseiro

prof. Balseiro

Columbia Business School, Associate Professor

Santiago Balseiro is an Associate Professor in the Decision, Risk, and Operations division at Columbia Business School. His primary research interests are in the area of dynamic optimization, stochastic systems and game theory with applications in revenue management and internet advertising. Professor Balseiro received his Ph.D. from the Decision, Risk, and Operations division in 2013. Before joining Columbia, he was on the faculty at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.

Alumni  Spotlight,  Industry  Placements

Wei Ke

A headshot of Wei Ke

Managing Partner, Simon-Kucher & Partners

Dr. Wei Ke is a Partner based in Simon-Kucher’s New York and Toronto offices. He currently heads the Financial Services Practice in North America and is Managing Partner of Simon-Kucher Canada. He received his Ph.D. from the Decision, Risk, and Operations division in 2009.

Bar Ifrach

A headshot of Bar Ifrach

Director of Data Science, Head of Marketplace, Uber Freight

Dr. Bar Ifrach is Director of Data Science, Head of Marketplace, at Uber Freight. He received his Ph.D. from the Decision, Risk, and Operations division in 2012. Before joining Uber Freight, he was Director of Data Science at Airbnb. Bar was previously a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Stanford University.