Carnegie Mellon University

Peiwen Xiang

Peiwen Leo Xiang

Class of 2023


Leo Xiang graduated from Australian National University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Finance, Economics and Statistics and a First-Class Honors in Statistics. In the final year of his degree, he completed a research thesis on option pricing driven by Lévy process and simulated option prices under numerous recent developed models. Before joining MSCF, he worked across different industries and roles, including government, consulting, and portfolio management. He had over one year internship experience working as an Economist at Australian Government, and working as a portfolio risk analyst at Genworth, where he developed quantitative modelling skills in monitoring portfolio risk exposure. Leo joined the MSCF program to further develop his programming toolkit, study the cutting-edge methodologies in machine learning, and begin a career in quantitative research.