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Founded

2015

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201 St. Charles Avenue

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New Orleans, LA, 70170

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OUR STORY

WorldQuant University is an international not-for-profit advancing global education in data sciences.

The mission of WorldQuant University is to make advanced, quality education accessible to capable students everywhere by leveraging technology at scale to deliver entirely online, tuition-free programs.

Education is most effective when educators, employers, and students work together to create pathways for mutual success. Technology makes advanced learning locally available across geographies and enhances outcomes by connecting capable candidates and prospective employers.

With enrollment in more than 90 countries, our MSc program in Financial Engineering delivers a rigorous curriculum developed by domain experts. From anywhere in the world, students are guided by professionally experienced faculty to develop the high-level quantitative and data-driven skills in high demand across industries.

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Pensions&Investments

WorldQuant University offering free master's degree

June 12th, 2017

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Worldquant LLC

Online Education: A Bridge not Too Far

June 5th, 2017

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How CFOs get their groove back

Guest post for the Milken Institute Global Conference – May 1st, 2017

OUR TEAM

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Daphne Kis

CEO

Daphne Kis has led, invested in, and nurtured more than 35 start-up enterprises internationally and has worked on numerous technology-related initiatives. She is a is a firm believer in the meaningful role technology can play in addressing educational, health and cultural issues across industries. Her commitment to the global empowerment of women in entrepreneurship has motivated her to actively pursue and advise mentor organizations including SheEO, the Women’s Quorum Initiative, and the Springboard Enterprises Tech Council.

In addition to serving as the CEO of WorldQuant University, Kis is a co-founder of digital health startup Litmus Health and expert advisor to the Markle Foundation’s Rework America initiative, where she served as its original project director.

Kis is a board director at Filmbuff.com and at Young Audiences Arts for Learning, a national affiliate network that supports more than five million school children in the U.S. Previously, she spent nearly two decades as co-owner, President, and CEO of EDventure Holdings. She holds an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a BA in History from Hampshire College.

Kis resides in New York City with her husband and is the proud mother of two adult daughters.

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Igor Tulchinsky

Founder

Igor Tulchinsky is founder and CEO of WorldQuant LLC, a global private investment management complex established in 2007. Before that, he spent 12 years as a statistical arbitrage portfolio manager at Millennium Management LLC. Tulchinsky was also a venture capitalist, scientist at AT&T Bell Laboratories, video game programmer, and author. He recently founded WorldQuant University, which will offer the world's first free online accredited master's degree in quantitative finance, as well as WorldQuant Ventures, an angel investment firm focused on technology and data companies. Tulchinsky also established the WorldQuant Foundation; a nonprofit organization focused on making a positive impact through targeted donations worldwide. He holds an M.S. in computer science from the University of Texas, completed in a record nine months, and an M.B.A. in finance and entrepreneurship from the Wharton School.