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About

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 Master of Science in Engineering at CentraleSupélec (Paris-Saclay University Graduate School of Engineering, formerly 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 Science in Engineering

CentraleSupélec, Paris-Saclay University (Paris Saclay, France)

"Diplôme d'Ingénieur Grande École" (4.33 GPA, top 5%)
Paris-Saclay University Graduate School of Engineering, formerly École Centrale Paris

Relevant coursework (mostly in English):
• Mathematics (advanced probabilities and statistics, stochastic calculus)
• Data science (algorithmics, artificial intelligence, machine learning in Python)
• Management (business management, corporate finance, economics, introductory corporate law)

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

Team research project: "Study of the Impact of Micro-Transactions on High-Frequency Asset Markets" supervised by Prof. Muni Toke (Chair of Quantitative Finance, Laboratory of Mathematics in Interaction with Computer Science), first draft published on ResearchGate Teaching assistant in Quantum Physics, supervised by Prof. Paillard (SPMS Laboratory)

Summer 2020

CORe Credential of Readiness (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 and computer science) and web communication officer, 3.96 GPA

Team research project: "Securing Online Transfers thanks to Elliptic-Curve Cryptography" supervised by Prof. Bourrigan and focusing on the usage of elliptic curves as a way of securing online transactions (the application to cryptocurrencies is discussed in more detail)
Work rewarded with an 18/20 at engineering competitive entrance examinations

2014 - 2017

High School

Institut Stanislas (Cannes, France)

Scientific Baccalauréat (European section, specialization in mathematics)
Valedictorian (19.97/20, top 0.1% nationally)

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)

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

Sep 2020 - Today

Oral Examiner in English

Lycée Privé Sainte-Geneviève (Versailles, France)

Assessing PC* students’ oral English proficiency and preparedness for taking the entrance examinations of the most selective French engineering "Grandes Écoles" 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)

Jan 2020 - Today

Lead Data Scientist

Collaborating with the Data Science and Banking departments, Sia Partners (Paris, France)

• Co-founder of SurfMetrics, a service used to easily conduct due diligence on corporations as regards environmental sustainability and social responsibility
• Exploring several subfields of computer science such as natural language processing, dynamic visualization and data mining in Python
• Actively participating in meetings with partners, bankers and consultants aimed at perfecting SurfMetrics' use cases for consulting, investment banking and wealth management

The high potential of our project has been identified by leaders of the banking industry, who ranked our solution 3rd place nation-wide (Banking Innovation 2020 contest, "Disrupting and Building the Bank of the Future") and awarded us a €3000 scholarship

2020 Term

Vice President

CentraleSupélec Finance association (Paris Saclay, France)

Vice president (responsible for general governance, prospection of potential clients and sponsors, management of legal issues) of the CentraleSupélec Finance association, devoted to the promotion of knowledge about asset markets, corporate finance and consulting

Jun 2020

Financial Data Science Challenge Week

Capgemini (Paris, France)

1-week project in collaboration with data scientists working at Capgemini: the aim of this challenge week was to build a trading bot based on a predictive model (ARIMAX 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

Geographical Data Science Challenge Week

EarthCube (Paris, France)

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

Sep 2019 - Nov 2019

Staff Member

Forum CentraleSupélec Career Fair (Paris, France)

• One of the largest university career fairs in Europe, creating genuine encounters between more than 210 companies and 3000 engineers studying at CentraleSupélec
• Ensuring that procedures set out in the ISO 9001 standard are followed and maximizing both student and corporate satisfaction (2 months of event planning as well as on-site assistance)

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 2016 - 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

Team Research Project

Securing online transfers thanks to elliptic-curve cryptography

Banking Innovation 2020 contest

Conducting due diligence on corporations as regards environmental sustainability and social responsibility

Team Research Project

Study of the impact of micro-transactions on high-frequency asset markets

Forum CentraleSupélec Career Fair

Creating genuine encounters between more than 210 companies and 3000 engineers

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