Hi, I'm Nicholas Porfilio, and I'm the Co-Founder of a Travel Startup.
In addition to his projects in web development, Nick Porfilio is a graduate student working on his thesis in completion of his ALM in Information Technology from Harvard University. He received his MBA and MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and his BSBA in Finance and International Business from Georgetown University which included a full year of studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to his experience in the technology world, Nick worked at two bulge-bracket investment banks in the US and a venture capital firm in China where he helped companies to develop their businesses and strategies. He also worked on Capitol Hill for the current US Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Nicholas Porfilio's Background
Nicholas Porfilio's Experience
MBA / MS in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University
2009 - 2012
Summer Associate at China Growth Capital
August 2010 - September 2010
China Growth Capital is a venture capital firm located in Beijing focused on investments in the technology, consumer finance, and other consumer-related high growth sectors within China.
Analyst, Strategic Acquisitions Group at Morgan Stanley
July 2007 - July 2009
The Strategic Acquisitions Group is Morgan Stanley's global principal M&A and strategy group focused on its asset management and wealth management divisions. Between 2007 - 2009, we executed $9 Billion of principal transactions on 5 continents including creating the world's largest wealth manager with $1.4 Trillion in client assets under management.
Intern, Equity Research at Lehman Brothers
2006 - 2006
The Washington Research Group of Lehman Brother's Equity Research division was a group focused on macro strategy and analysis of public policy. Lehman Brothers was acquired by Barclays Capital in 2008.
Economic Policy Researcher at United States Senate, Office of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY)
2005 - 2005
Hillary Rodham Clinton was the junior US Senator from New York from 2001 - 2009. She is currently the 67th US Secretary of State.
Nicholas Porfilio's Education
2010 – 2013
Concentration: Information Technology
2011 – 2012
Concentration: Electrical Engineering
Stanford University Graduate School of Business
2009 – 2011
2003 – 2007
Concentration: Finance and International Business
London School of Economics and Political Science
2005 – 2006
Concentration: Accounting and Finance
Nicholas Porfilio's Interests & Activities
Nick's other interests include running, hiking, and international travel. He is originally from New York City and now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.