While previous bits of validation (2014; 2015) have all been on the equity research side, we are pleased to have seen some of our data science alumni also achieve remarkable success.

Most notably: one of the three winners of our first ever quantitative research competition – a precursor to the separate data science and quant strategy programs run this year under the Code in Finance brand – has been promoted to lead the data science team at a $10bn+ hedge fund a week shy of his 23rd birthday.