Shiyan Gan
Name:Shiyan Gan


MIT Sloan School of Management Cambridge, MA

Candidate for MBA, June 2018                                                                                                      

2016 - Present

?  Projects: consulted Dell Inc. on customer experience optimization utilizing big data analysis on customer reviews and system performance; accessed market growth potential of automatic insurance industry for AXA China

?  Club: Co-Chairs, Asia Business Conference; Member, Management Consulting Club

Carnegie Mellon University  

Pittsburgh, PA

Bachelor of Science in Computational Finance, Double Major in Statistics  2009 - 2013

?  GPA: 4.0/4.0; Honors: Dean’s List All Semesters, College Research Honors, University Honors

?  Leadership: Co-President and Co-Founder of Financial Frontline Society: initiated the structure, activities and expansion plans; led projects that engaged members in real-world financial analysis

?  Research and Teaching Assistant for graduate level statistic classes: designed curriculum and held review sessions


Boston Consulting Group  Shanghai, China

Summer Consultant  Summer 2016

?  Performed due diligence on a hospital’s In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) business via 50+ experts & patients interviews, surveys, in-depth industry research to help client evaluate market growth, competitive landscape and target’s position

?  Developed a comprehensive model estimating China IVF market potentials by quantifying effects of demographic changes, adoption rates, and policies; position target growth in term of service offerings & pricing strategy relative to market

?  Supported a national real estate company to plan a 1800 acres luxury, innovative and global community in mid-west China

Citigroup Global MarketS Inc.  New York, NY

Equity Research Senior Associate, Homebuilders/Building Products  2015 - 2016

?  Managed and improved financial models for 30+ public companies; utilized top-down strategy to analyze company growth, profitability, potential risks and provided investors with informed investment recommendation

?  Conducted database research, field trips, interviews with C-suite executives and investor relations personnel to develop in-depth reports on the $90B industry for clients with detailed analysis on industry trend and competitive advantages

?  Led research efforts in predicting key U.S. housing macro data to provide clients with early signals on investment

?  Coached new analysts on technical skills and industry best practices; led them to quickly contribute to client projects

Quantitative Analysis & Trading Analyst  Summer 2011/2012; 2013 - 2015  

Client Advisory & Impact

?  Consulted 8 Fortune 500 companies on Foreign Exchange (FX) portfolio analysis and risk reduction techniques which helped the clients to reduce earning volatilities and minimized cash flow impact caused by FX movement

?  Collaborated with the sales team and developed customized FX hedging strategies using complex derivatives, resulting in multi-billion trading inflow, $10M+ in trading revenues each quarter, and repeated client business

?  Provided institutional clients with weekly research on the U.S agency debt and broader fixed income markets, including debt insurance, trading volume and trade recommendations; increased readership of weekly publications by 10%

?  Initiated in-depth research on offshore Chinese Yuan Market for clients with cross-border activities or investment interests

Modeling & Data Analytics

?  Created and optimized a high-performance application in R to strategically search through millions of hedge combinations for optimal risk profiles on companies′ FX exposures; improved model efficiency from over eight hours to under one hour

?  Built statistical models to derive liquidity component of credit spreads for corporate bonds by applying machine learning methods, and enhanced predictive power by 12%; model was adopted by trading desk to generate accurate bid-ask spreads

?  Applied Monte-Carlo simulations to price 15+ FX-linked notes monthly for private bank clients based on markets themes


?  Computer Skills: R, Matlab, Excel VBA; Languages: Native in Chinese (Mandarin); Basic Japanese

?  Food Blogger on WeChat Platform: share creative personal homemade recipes with 1500+ followers

?  Interests: practice traditional Chinese Calligraphy for 21 years

?  Volunteering: organized and led charitable sale events; raised 20,000+ yuan to help students in poverty in China Tel:86-25-69761029
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