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Siebel Scholar Brett Harrison is a Coder With a Ph.D. and a Wall Street Trader

ARTICLE BY: Landon Thomas Jr.

The New York Times

February 22nd 2016

A New Breed of Trader on Wall Street: Coders With a Ph.D.

As the popularity of exchange-traded funds (E.T.F.s) has soared so has the demand for a new breed of Wall Street trader — one who can build financial models and write computer code but who also has the guts to spot a market anomaly and bet big with the firm’s capital.

Siebel Scholar Brett Harrison (Harvard CS '10) works at the Jane Street trading firm and is one of the traders featured in a New York Times story about the trend.



Siebel Scholars can connect with Harrison by logging into our Community Website.