Members


Evelyn Cai

Co-president | Class of 2023

Evelyn is a senior majoring in BHP and Finance. She has interned at Evercore and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and will be working at Evercore after graduation. In her free time, she enjoys reading, biking, and cooking.

Palash Taneja

Co-president | Class of 2023

Palash is a senior studying CS in the Turing Scholars program at UT. Palash has interned at Bloomberg and Citadel and is planning to return to Citadel full-time as a SWE.

Faizan Firdaus

Director | Class of 2024

Faizan is a junior studying Finance and Mathematics. He previously interned at Rocket Loans and is currently a forensic data science intern at Integra FEC. His interests lie in the intersection between machine learning and finance. Standing at a menacing 6’3, Faizan is also a skillful hybrid between a point guard and center on the basketball court.

Michael Nguyen

Director | Class of 2023

Michael studies Business and Electrical/Computer Engineering (software engineering track) at UT. Previously, he has interned at Lavaca Capital as a Software Engineering Intern, McKinsey as a Summer Business Analyst, and Morgan Stanley as a Sales and Trading Intern. Michael enjoys road cycling, watching UT football, and visiting dog parks on his free time.

nihar annam

Director | Class of 2024

Nihar is a junior computer science student. He is interested in applications of computer science in gaming and esports. Outside of school, he enjoys cooking and photography.

Pavan Agrawal

Director | Class of 2024

Pavan is a junior in the Texas CSB program, interested in the intersections of technology, finance, and AI. Pavan is a fan of startups and aims to work at/run one some day in the future.

kapil rampalli

Director | Class of 2024

Kapil is a junior Computer Science student in the Turing Scholars program. Previously, he has interned at Bloomberg as a Software Engineer. His interests are primarily systems and quantitative trading.

Yash Pathak

Director | Class of 2022

Yash Pathak is a BHP, Finance, and Math major who spent his last summer in Chicago as a Buy-Side Research Intern with Susquehanna International Group. Outside of school you can find him constantly tweaking his fantasy football team, or frantically trying to get through his book backlog. Feel free to message him about anything related to Nathan Fielder, Dallas Sports, or Breakfast Sandwiches.

william xie

Director | Class of 2023

William is a senior studying mathematics. His interests include quantitative trading (Current specific focus on event driven) and asia-pacific capital markets. Outside of finance, he is an avid F1 fan and plays tennis and poker.

Ajith Kemisetti

Member | Class of 2024

Ajith is a junior at UT Austin studying Computer Science and Mathematics in the Turing Scholars program. He is passionate about studying Quantum Computing. Outside of school, he enjoys watching tennis and playing chess.

Alexandra Lewis

Member | Class of 2024

Alexandra is a junior computer science student with experience in Java and C. On campus, she is involved in UCF, NSC, and the CS Pod Mentor Program. Outside of school, she is passionate about fashion and yoga.

Allison Yu

Member | Class of 2025

Allison is a sophomore Business Honors student. Last summer, she interned at a private equity search fund. This semester, she will be working as a McCombs Undergraduate Research Assistant. In her free time, she enjoys painting and watching movies.

Anant Bhatia

Member | Class of 2025

Anant is a sophomore studying CS and Mathematics in the Turing Scholars program at UT. He has experience researching at a computer vision lab at the Broad Institute of MIT, and has worked as part of a software development team at UC Berkeley. In his free time, he enjoys rock climbing, Bollywood music, and chess.

Anavi Nayak

Member | Class of 2025

Anavi is a sophomore studying Computer Science and Business Honors as part of the Texas CSB program. She has worked on building web applications with JavaScript for NASA and Austin City, and has an interest in the intersection of machine learning and finance. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, eating delicious Tex-Mex, and reading mystery novels.

Aniruddh Sriram

Member | Class of 2024

Aniruddh is a junior studying CS and Math in the Turing Scholars program at UT. Last summer, he interned at DevRev (Palo Alto based startup) and plans on joining Bloomberg this summer as a SWE intern. Outside of school, Aniruddh enjoys acrylic art and playing NLH poker.

Anuj Jain

Member | Class of 2024

Anuj is a junior, double majoring in computer engineering and the Plan II Honors program. He is interested in data science and machine learning and is looking to work as a quantitative trader.

Arvind Rathnam

Member | Class of 2025

Arvind is a sophomore in the Computer Science and Business Honors program at UT. Last summer he interned at an edtech startup based out of Seattle, where he did full stack web development. Arvind loves playing sports, working out, and binging TV and anime in his free time.

Chloe Jin

Member | Class of 2024

Chloe is a Plan II and Business Honors student. This past summer she interned as an equity research analyst. In her free time, Chloe enjoys archery, sailing, and rock climbing.

Christine Yuan

Member | Class of 2026

Christine Yuan is a freshman in the Texas CSB Program, and she's interested in software development, quantitative trading, and finance. Outside of her studies, she enjoys dancing, playing volleyball, and binging Korean dramas.

Daniel Yang

Member | Class of 2025

Daniel is a sophomore studying CS in the Turing Scholars program at UT. He is interested in finance and robotics and has previously interned at NASA and Bloomberg. In his free time, he enjoys volleyball, video games, and movies.

Eric Wang

Member | Class of 2024

Eric is a junior Computer Science and Math major from Austin, Texas. He has experience in software development and database systems. In his free time, Eric enjoys playing poker, listening to music, and hanging out with friends.

Joshua Zhou

Member | Class of 2026

Joshua is a freshman studying Computer Science and Business Honors who interned at Gulf Interstate Engineering in his senior year of high school as part of a career program. His interests include wildlife photography and volleyball.

Hayden Warren

Member | Class of 2025

Hayden is a sophomore studying Electrical and Computer Engineering at UT, interested in all facets of the startup and VC world. Last summer, he interned at Ambi Robotics, and will serve as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Antler VC in the fall of 2022. Outside of work, he enjoys hiking, sailing and tennis. Feel free to reach out about all things tech, finance, or both!

Kireeti Setty

Member | Class of 2024

Kireeti is a junior at UT double majoring in Business Honors and Finance with minors in Computer Science and Geoscience. Previously, Kireeti has had internships in investment banking, wealth management, and software engineering. He plans on pursuing a career in either trading or private equity. Outside of school, he is a ballroom and country dancer.

Lucas Cai

Member | Class of 2025

Lucas is a sophomore studying Computer Science and minoring in Business. Last summer he interned at UnitedHealth Group Optum. Currently he is working at Bumper, a startup aimed towards getting teens into investing. Outside of school he enjoys reading, listening to music, and finding new places to eat.

Macy Huang

Member | Class of 2024

Macy is a junior CS student at UT minoring in Business. Last summer, she interned at NASA as a software engineer. When able, Macy enjoys reading, learning languages, and origami.

Nishtha Kaustubh

Member | Class of 2025

Nishtha is a sophomore double majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mathematics. She is interested in applications of software engineering in financial phenomena and blockchain. Outside of school, she enjoys hiking, cooking, and photography.

Nitin Naresh

Member | Class of 2024

Nitin is a junior studying computer science with a minor in business. He interned last summer at AWS working on back-end systems and integration with other AWS services. Outside of school, he's an avid fantasy football follower, likes watching and playing sports, and enjoys carrying the UCF IM Basketball team.

Nitish Bansal

Member | Class of 2025

Nitish is a Computer Science major in the Turing Scholars program. In the past, he interned as a software engineer at Productiv Inc, and worked as a math TA and problem writer at Random Math Inc. Currently, he is interested in software development and quantitative research. In his free time, you can find him eating chocolate, drinking smoothies, or playing basketball.

prayaag gupta

Member | Class of 2024

Prayaag is a junior currently majoring in the Texas CSB program. Last summer, he interned at H-E-B Digital as a backend engineering intern on the CX Engineering Team. Outside of school, he enjoys playing basketball, solving Rubik's cubes, and playing NLH poker.

Rachel Huang

Member | Class of 2025

Rachel is a freshman studying Computer Science at UT. She is interested in natural language processing and full-stack development. In her free time, Rachel enjoys bouldering, weightlifting, and exploring Austin.

rohith karkala

Member | Class of 2023

Rohith is a senior at Austin studying computer science and mathematics. He is passionate about building scalable software and has worked multiple software engineering internships, most recently at IMC Trading.

Samuel Yuan

Member | Class of 2025

Samuel is a sophomore majoring in Computer Science and Business Honors. He has been a mobile developer at PetCode and is currently developing PicTag, an up-and-coming photo management app.

Sameer Gupta

Member | Class of 2025

Sameer is a Computer Science Turing Scholars student. He has interned in the past at Tecmend LLC.

Shaan Parekh

Member | Class of 2024

Shaan is a junior studying Computer Science and Business. Last summer, he interned at AffiniPay, an Austin-based fintech company. Outside of school, he enjoys playing poker, going to concerts, and finding new places to eat.

Tanya Joseph

Member | Class of 2026

Tanya is a freshman studying Computer Science at UT. She is interested in software development and AI/ML. In her free time, Tanya enjoys watching thriller shows, playing strategy games, and trying new foods.

Tapaswini Kodavanti

Member | Class of 2026

Tapaswini is a freshman studying Computer Science in the Turing Scholars program. Her interests include AI, finance, and mathematics. She has experience in open source development and working as a research assistant. In her free time, she loves reading, playing the violin, or binge-watching TV shows.

Trace Hankins

Member | Class of 2026

Trace is interested in quantitative trading as well as data science and algorithmic automation. In his free time Trace loves reading, working out, cooking, and traveling.

Tyler Kerch

Member | Class of 2025

Tyler is a Computer Science and Business Honors student. He has previously interned in Machine Learning and Software Engineering at SparkCognition and KUNGFU.AI. Aside from his interests in finance and software, he enjoys basketball, drumming, and bantering about fantasy football with his friends.

Wafee Choudhury

Member | Class of 2024

Wafee is a junior studying ECE in the Honors program at UT's Cockrell School of Engineering. He is interested in fintech and machine learning, and hopes to one day pursue a career as a quantitative trader. In his free time he enjoys long-boarding and producing beats.

Will Sun

Member | Class of 2024

Will is a Turing Scholars Computer Science Honors student whose interests lie in quantitative trading and software development. He has experience researching as part of a natural language processing lab, working as a teaching assistant, and studying for math olympiads. In his free time, Will enjoys playing ultimate frisbee and going kayaking.