Daniel Molson joined the MSFE program in 2020 to pursue a career in finance in the United States. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Daniel obtained an undergraduate degree in mathematical finance from Western University after discovering his passion for the field.
Noting contemporary advances in machine learning and computer hardware, Daniel imagines the financial industry will gradually move towards having a greater reliance on these technologies. The MSFE program, with its diverse course selection and numerous industry professors, has instilled a strong foundation in relevant areas and has helped Daniel kickstart a career in quantitative finance. Specifically, courses in machine learning and option pricing have helped influence his career choices and given him the tools to practice his passion.
Daniel is currently a summer associate with the eTrading team at Barclays. His previous experiences include quantitative finance research at his undergraduate university and an internship with the risk team at TD Asset Management. Outside of academics, Daniel enjoys hockey, travel, and reading.