David Romoff and Michael Zhao

Teaches at La Scuola at Eataly Chicago

David Romoff is a risk management consultant with 10 years of experience modeling market and credit risk using the latest methods and technologies. David's recent work includes serving as Manager of Risk Management at On Deck Capital, a business lending company in the FinTech space that uses machine learning models to underwrite loans. David was responsible for estimating and reporting losses on the book of loans. Previously, David worked in Enterprise Risk Management at AIG for five years where he designed and supported models on insurance risk, credit risk, and capital allocation. Before AIG, he worked at Bear Stearns in counterparty credit risk. David has an MBA from the Zicklin School of Business in New York City and a Master of Science in Actuarial Science from Columbia University. His undergraduate degree is from the State University of New York at Albany, where he studied psychology and philosophy.

Michael Zhao. I am currently in the middle of my PhD at the MIT Sloan School of Management. As an aspiring computational social scientist, I take advantage of modern computational tools to discover novel insights from big, messy data, with a focus on answering causal questions. My current research looks at estimating the value that social media creates for online content producers. Prior to my starting my PhD, I completed my master's degree in Economics at NYU.

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