About Jake Chasan
Jake Chasan is an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs in New York, NY.
He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Computer Science, achieving distinction in both subjects. His undergraduate thesis was based on Redefining Resource Allocation in Computing Systems, where he proposed a system that used market-based algorithms to allocate computing power. Prior to studying at Duke, he pursued pre-collegiate studies at Stanford University.
While studying at Duke, Jake worked concurrently at Cisco Systems in their business evolution and digitization group, where he invented a cost-saving procedure for building programs. At Duke he was also a lecturing teaching assistant, where was part of a team that taught discrete mathematics.
One of Jake's hobbies is building apps and websites. One of his iPhone apps, Office Trivia Quiz was the second most downloaded paid trivia app in the App Store. Since 2008, he has built over 40 websites and 15 apps for iOS and Android.
Jake holds his Series 7 and his Oracle Certification for Java Programming. In addition, he is an Eagle Scout, winner of the inaugural Congressional App Challenge, and recipient of the Congressional Gold Metal.
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