Brad Warren of Brookeville, Md. is the valedictorian of the Class of 2013 at Stevens Institute of Technology. He earned both a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science, finishing college with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
Warren was a member of the Cooperative Education program at Stevens. As an undergraduate, he gained work experience at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Picatinny Arsenal, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.
At Stevens, Warren developed an interest in the field of quantitative finance, taking extra math and financial engineering courses to prepare him for a career in the field. For his master's degree, he did independent study research related to options and volatility modeling.
Outside of academics, Warren competed for four years on the Stevens varsity wrestling team. He consistently made the President’s List, which recognizes academically-outstanding college athletes.
Warren was also a brother of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. As the fraternity’s representative, he was named Castle Point King after winning the university’s popular male-only pageant.
Upon graduation, Warren will begin his career in options automated market making at Morgan Stanley, where he will research and develop models and strategies for trading risk management.