Carnegie Mellon University

Samitha Samarakoon

Samitha (Sam) Samarakoon

Class of 2022


Sam Samarakoon graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science. Prior to joining the MSCF program, he interned at Credit Suisse as a software engineer to help automate workflow for the financial regulatory team. After his internship, he joined Credit Suisse as an investment banking analyst for the Corporate Insights group, a product group focused on sourcing clients using an in-house valuation framework. Sam joined the MSCF program to hone his quantitative skills and expand his knowledge on data science and mathematical topics. Upon graduation, he plans to pursue a career in quantitative trading or quantitative research in the proprietary trading space.