Weige Wu is a second year MBA student and and the Co-chair of the FinTech Conference 2016. Prior to MIT Sloan, Weige was a Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company in London and the product operations manager at a travel start-up in Beijing. Weige is particularly interested in financial innovation and sustainability and spent the last summer working at the Carbon Trade Exchange in New York.
Anna is a second-year MBA student at MIT Sloan School of Management. Prior to the school she worked 8 years as a financial advisor and wealth manager in Russia. Her summer internship she spent with SigFig that is a new age tech enabled finance startup focusing on personal savings and investments.
Cristina is a second-year MBA student at MIT Sloan School of Management. Prior joining MIT she worked 8 years in the Money Remittance Industry, developing the payments network in Europe for one of the most successful remittance Romanian company. She spent her summer internship with Walmart e-Commerce in Silicon Valley, in the Financial Services Team, focusing on developing new financial services products.
Carlos Sanchez Altable
Co-President of MIT FinTech Club
Carlos Sánchez is a second year MBA student at MIT Sloan School of Management. He is also the Finance Practice Leader at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, where he leads the overall Finance Entrepreneurship and Innovation ecosystem on campus. Before his MBA, Carlos was a Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company in Madrid, where he focused on Banking and Financial Institutions and particularly in Internationalization and Digital Banking strategy.
Co-president of MIT FinTech Club
Jacqueline is a second-year MBA candidate at the MIT Sloan School of Management focused on the use of payment technology for financial inclusion. At MIT she became Co-President of both the FinTech Club and the Finance & Policy Club. Jacqueline has over 7 years of experience in the Payments Technology Industry, within emerging markets, having worked with Product Management, Commercial Strategy and Operations Management. During her MBA summer internship Jacqueline joined the Business Development team at Amazon Lending.
VP of Marketing
Pitichoke is a second-year MPP student at Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Prior to Harvard he worked 3 years as an analyst at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. In 2015, he was selected through a competition process to join Harvard iLab Incubator Program. Pitichoke is the current President of the Kennedy School Student Government.
Arturo Moreno Diaz
VP of Marketing and PR
Arturo is an MBA candidate at MIT Sloan and holds a dual degree in Business Administration and Law from Universidad Carlos III Madrid. Before Sloan, he spent four years at Ferrovial’s executive advisory team for Innovation, Strategy and M&A issues. Arturo is VP at the MIT FinTech Club and part of the MIT Digital Currency Initiative. He is passionate about the impact that technologies like the blockchain or AI will have on financial services.
VP of Operations
Priscilla is an MBA candidate at the MIT Sloan School of Management with a focus on strengthening cybersecurity in the fintech/financial services industries. Prior to MIT, Priscilla served as principal foreign policy adviser on the Asia-Pacific within the House Foreign Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C. and also worked as an analyst within the Intelligence Community.
VP of Marketing
Keith is a first year MBA student at MIT Sloan School of Management. Prior to Sloan, he worked in Citigroup’s Corporate Strategy department. He also has experience in Risk Management in Citi’s Hedge Funds and Commercial Real Estate groups. Keith is interested in all aspects of disruptive financial technology and has recently been involved in Blockchain initiatives at Sloan in coordination with the MIT Digital Currency Initiative.
The MIT FinTech club is a group of MIT students from different industry backgrounds and academic disciplines who have come together to explore, discuss, and collaborate on financial technology and innovation.
Our aim is to make MIT and the broader Boston entrepreneurial ecosystem a hub for financial disruption and innovation by building a strong community of students, entrepreneurs, investors, hustlers, and hackers from every part of the Boston community!
This unique combination of participants allows for the exploration, creation and development of solutions to common investor protection challenges facing the industry.
The Buildathon is part of FINRA’s Innovation Outreach Initiative, through which FINRA seeks to engage with the industry, investors, and other key stakeholders on matters involving significant financial innovation. The student run MIT FinTech Club is proud to partner with FINRA and Deloitte on this collaborative effort to launch this groundbreaking event.
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