The mission of WorldQuant University is to make advanced, quality education accessible to capable students everywhere by leveraging technology at scale to deliver entirely online, tuition-free programs.
Education is most effective when educators, employers, and students work together to create pathways for mutual success. Technology makes advanced learning locally available across geographies and enhances outcomes by connecting capable candidates and prospective employers.
With enrollment in more than 90 countries, our MSc program in Financial Engineering delivers a rigorous curriculum developed by domain experts. From anywhere in the world, students are guided by professionally experienced faculty to develop the high-level quantitative and data-driven skills in high demand across industries.
There are many obstacles to inspiring the next generation of data-driven experts. Cost shouldn’t be one of them.
MSc in Financial Engineering degree programs can cost more than $50,000, a dealbreaker for most otherwise qualified individuals around the world to pursue education and expand their expertise.
Our program is entirely free. We are committed to helping the most capable students advance themselves and improve the world through data science.
Every major industry is growing its soft-quant and hard-quant workforce. With every passing year, more employers want job applicants with data science and analytics skills. We can’t educate qualified people fast enough.
We’re using financial engineering and data science education to build multidisciplinary strengths students can apply to their future careers.
Our leadership and advisory board is made up of financial engineering experts, industry executives, and educational technology innovators.
Known as an innovator in technology, venture and entrepreneurial circles, Daphne Kis has led, invested in, and nurtured more than 25 start-up enterprises and has worked on numerous technology-related initiatives. She is a is a firm believer in the meaningful role technology can play in addressing educational, health and cultural issues across industries.
Mr. Tulchinsky is the Founder and CEO of WorldQuant, LLC, which he established in 2007 following 12 years as a statistical arbitrage portfolio manager at Millennium Management. Prior to joining Millennium Management, Mr. Tulchinsky was a venture capitalist, scientist at AT&T Bell Laboratories, video game programmer and author. He holds an MA in Computer Science from the University of Texas, completed in a record nine months, and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from The Wharton School.
Mr. Blomberg oversees WorldQuant's global Legal, Human Resources and Data Procurement functions. Prior to joining WorldQuant in 2014, Mr. Blomberg was a partner in the law firm of Withers Bergman LLP, where he served as WorldQuant's outside general counsel. Before joining Withers, Mr. Blomberg was a partner at Pullman & Comley, LLC. Mr. Blomberg holds a JD from Fordham University School of Law and a BA from Colgate University.
Mr. DeAddio oversees the global day-to-day operations of WorldQuant, including the execution of strategic business and capital development initiatives. Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Mr. DeAddio was Chief Operating Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Investor Relations at Elm Ridge Capital and before that served as Chief Operating Officer at Credit Suisse Alternative Asset Management. He was also Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Technology Officer at Silver Point Capital and a Managing Director in the Credit business at Citadel Investments Group. Mr. DeAddio serves on the board of directors of BronxWorks and on the advisory board for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Institute for Data, Systems and Society. He holds an MS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a BS in Electrical Engineering from MIT. He began his career at Bell Communications Research and holds a patent for an object-oriented system used to manage complex financial instruments.
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