Travis Huang is a data scientist and former investment analyst with expertise in financial forecasting, private equity valuation, and prescriptive modeling. Born and raised in sunny Southern California, he spent 3 years as a business analyst at a solar energy firm before becoming an equities research analyst at a energy and commodities focused private equity fund. He has a BS in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the USC Marshall School of Business and is pursuing his MS in Business Analytics at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. In his free time he enjoys aerial photography, fostering dogs, and playing the violin.
In this part-time course, students learn to build robust predictive models, test their validity, and clearly communicate resulting insights.