FRIDAY DATA CHATS (a part of Data Dialogues)

MIDS Alumni

event sponsored by

Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) &

Information Initiative at Duke (iiD)




William Huang and Guillem Amat Castello (MIDS Alumni)

William completed his capstone project with Credit Suisse and after graduation, accepted an offer with the company in their Data Analytics & Products Lab. His main responsibility is developing, maintaining, and extracting knowledge from strategic internal and external data sets and studying fundamental and high impact business questions that directly affect the direction of the company and the industry at large. Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, our operation has a global reach and extends to about 50 countries worldwide across mature and emerging markets with more than 45,000 employees from over 150 different nations. We partner across countries, divisions, and regions to deliver holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice, aligned to our high ethical standards. We strive for quality and excellence in our work and professional relationships, recognizing and rewarding extraordinary performance among our employees and providing opportunities for internal mobility, dedicated training, and leadership. Guillem is a Quantitative Research Analysts that focus primarily on client portfolio and asset management issues from a quantitative perspective. His team's mandate is broad in nature and covers a wide array of topics in portfolio diagnostics, portfolio optimization, macro insights, asset class insights, and client directed research and thought leadership. The group collaborates with multiple parts of the firm, including Portfolio Management, Product Management, and Account Management. PIMCO is a global leader in active fixed income. With our launch in 1971 in Newport Beach, California, PIMCO introduced investors to a total return approach to fixed income investing. In the 50+ years since, we have worked relentlessly to help millions of investors pursue their objectives - regardless of shifting marketing conditions. As active investors, our goal is not just to find opportunities, but to create them. To this end, we remain firmly committed to the pursuit of our mission: delivering superior investment returns, solutions, and service to our clients.


Social Sciences, Lecture/Talk, and Brown Bag