Hi CCLS Community,
Hi all Parents and Teachers,
Hi all Parents:
Hi All Parents,
Topic: Learning for the Long Run by Patrick Xu
Audience:middle school and high school students and their parents
Location: CCLS room 211
Time: Sunday March 13, 3:20pm - 5pm
Patrick Xu, a Vice President at Two Sigma Investments (a hedge fund) in New York, will share his experiences with middle school and high school students and their parents. He graduated with high honors from the University of California, Berkeley with degrees in Economics and Statistics. Topics for his talk, titled "Learning for the Long Run", include: how middle school to college years is a great time to learn across multiple dimensions and develop good habits, and thoughts on finding balance for the practical considerations of becoming a strong candidate for college and beyond.
Patrick Xu's biography:
Patrick is a Vice President at Two Sigma Investments, a technology-oriented hedge fund in New York City. He is responsible for investment research and trading, and oversees a global macro portfolio. Previously, Patrick worked at Goldman Sachs in the Global Alpha hedge fund.
Patrick graduated with high honors from the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned a double major in Economics and Statistics. While in school, Patrick participated in undergraduate research and intramural basketball, and also served as vice president of a large student business organization. In addition, he interned at the US Treasury Department in Washington, DC as a research analyst, and at Morgan Stanley in Silicon Valley as an investment banking summer analyst.
Patrick grew up in San Diego, CA and was an active participant in his high school community and graduated near the top of his class. He was the founder and president of the school math club, president of the National Honor Society, an elected member of the student government, and a member of the basketball team.
In his spare time, Patrick is active in student mentoring, traveling, and learning about sports analytics.