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About Me

Italian national, I've been living between Cannes and Paris since 2009; I’ve also studied over long periods of time in the United States of America (in Miami, FL and Palo Alto, CA)

Currently completing a general engineering MEng at CentraleSupélec (former École Centrale Paris), I am particularly interested in the fields of finance and consulting

  • Name: Lorenzo Pugliese
  • Details: Born in Rome, Italy on November 25, 2000
  • Residence: Paris, France
  • Email: lorenzo.pugliese@centraliens.net
CentraleSupélec
Harvard
Sia Partners
HSBC
Capgemini

Studies

2019 - 2022

Master of Engineering

CentraleSupélec, former École Centrale Paris (Paris Saclay, France)

Major in mathematics and data science (4.33 GPA, highest honors)

Relevant coursework (mostly in English):
• Advanced probabilities
• Industrial engineering
• Statistics and machine learning
• Computer science
• Business management
• Corporate finance
• Data and statistics in finance

► 2-week coding bootcamp (Python applied to data analysis and visualization)
► 1-week startup simulation (art of pitching, financial forecasts, market analysis)

Summer 2020

CORe (cohort of June 2020)

Harvard Business School (Online)

CORe (Credential of Readiness) is a 150-hour certificate program on the fundamentals of business from Harvard Business School. CORe is comprised of three courses - Business Analytics, Economics for Managers, and Financial Accounting - developed by leading Harvard Business School faculty and delivered in an active learning environment based on the HBS signature case-based learning model

2017 - 2019

Preparatory Classes for Engineering "Grandes Écoles"

Lycée Privé Sainte-Geneviève (Versailles, France)

Two years of study which act as a preparatory course with the main goal of training students for enrollment in highly selective institutions of higher education (the Lycée Privé Sainte-Geneviève is famous for having the highest success rates at the entrance exams of the most selective French "Grandes Écoles" in the fields of engineering and business)

MPSI - MP* track (advanced mathematics, physics, computer science) and web communication officer, 3.96 GPA

2014 - 2017

High School

Lycée Privé Stanislas Cannes (Cannes, France)

Scientific Baccalaureate with a specialization in mathematics (European section), Valedictorian (19.97/20, one of the best averages obtained by a "bachelier" in 2017)

Active member of the TED Ed club in 11th and 12th grade, delivering English on-stage speeches about Physics (Rainbows and GSM Waves)

Aug 2015 - Dec 2015

High School

Immaculata La Salle High School (Miami, FL)

Audit student for two quarters at the American High School Immaculata La Salle (specialization in engineering and STEM subjects)

4.0 GPA (highest honors) and head of the coding department of team #7029 (Bosco's Bots), participating in the First Tech Challenge 2015 edition

Experience

2019 - 2020

Project Manager

Chair of Quantitative Finance (Paris Saclay, France)

Research project focusing on the analysis of the impact of micro-transactions on the financial market for periods ranging from a few milliseconds up to several hours

This project falls within the scope of our engineering curriculum at CentraleSupélec and is managed by researchers working for the Chair of Quantitative Finance of MICS (research laboratory in Mathematics and Computer Science of CentraleSupélec)

2020 Term

Vice President

CentraleSupélec Finance association (Paris Saclay, France)

Co-founder and vice president of the association devoted to the promotion of knowledge about asset-markets, corporate finance and consulting on the Parisian campus of CentraleSupélec (professional network of over 20k alumni, with many high level representatives of top companies all around the world)

Relevant skills:
• Leadership
• Team management
• Accounting
• Prospection of potential clients and sponsors
• Legal management of an independent association under the French law of 1901

Jun 2020

Challenge Week - Bitcoin Trading Bot

Capgemini (Paris, France)

1-week project in collaboration with data scientists from Capgemini : the aim of this challenge week was to build a trading bot based on a predictive model (financial time-series forecasting techniques, deep learning with neural networks, ...) that automatically outputs a predicted Bitcoin price based on the history of market prices and Blockchain variables

Jan 2020

Challenge Week - Landcover Classification

EarthCube (Paris, France)

1-week project in collaboration with data scientists and geography experts from EarthCube : the aim of this challenge week was to build a classification algorithm (filtering, machine learning techniques, ...) able to process radar and optical satellite data for both environmental and defense applications

2016 - 2020

Private Teacher and Examiner

Self-employed and Lycée Privé Sainte-Geneviève (Cannes, Versailles and Paris)

Private mathematics teacher mostly teaching high-achieving high school and undergraduate students, preparing them for highly competitive entrance examinations

Oral examiner in English for the Lycée Privé Sainte-Geneviève (famous for having the highest success rates at the entrance exams of the most selective French "Grandes Écoles" in the fields of engineering and business)

2019 Term

Staff Member

Forum CentraleSupélec Career Fair (Paris, France)

Staff member in charge of corporate relations for the Be Prepared 2019 event and Forum CentraleSupélec Career Fair 2019 (one of the largest student-company fairs in Europe, creating genuine encounters between 200 companies and engineers studying at CentraleSupélec)

Summer 2016

Wolfram Language Summer School

Wolfram’s European headquarters (Oxford, UK)

One-week intensive program focusing on mathematical and computer-based research using Wolfram tools (most of the students were among the best achievers at this year’s regional Mathematics Olympiads in France)

Summer 2016

Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes

Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA)

Three-week summer residential program held on Stanford campus that provides academically talented and intellectually curious students in grades 8–11 with intensive study (applied programming course)

Jan - Jun 2016

Student Volunteer

Les Restos du Coeur (Le Cannet, France)

Teaching French and mathematics to kids and adults in need at the Cannet branch of the French association Les Restos du Coeur

Projects

My Projects

Just to have an idea of what my laptop and I have done so far

CentraleSupélec Finance association

Co-founder and Vice President

Research Paper

Securing online transfers thanks to elliptic-curve cryptography

Banking Innovation 2020 contest

Creator of SurfMetrics, awarded the 3rd place along with a 3000€ scholarship

Market Impact research project

Project manager
Chair of Quantitative Finance of CentraleSupélec

Forum CentraleSupélec Career Fair

Staff Member in charge of corporate relations

Bitcoin Trading Bot

Predicting Bitcoin market price
In partnership with Capgemini

Contact

Contact Me

Do not hesitate to contact me using one of the following means of contact

Address

1 rue Joliot Curie
91190 Gif-sur-Yvette, France

Email Address

lorenzo.pugliese@centraliens.net

LinkedIn

Lorenzo Pugliese
@ CentraleSupélec