Hi, I'm Nicholas Porfilio, and I'm the Co-Founder of a Startup.
Nicholas Porfilio's Bio:
Nicholas Porfilio is a Stanford, Harvard, and Georgetown trained business professional and web developer.
In addition to my projects in web development, I am a graduate student working on my thesis in completion of my ALM in Information Technology from Harvard University. I received my MBA and MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and my 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 my experience in the technology world, I worked at two bulge-bracket investment banks in the US and a venture capital firm in China where I helped companies develop their businesses and strategies. I also worked on Capitol Hill for the former US Secretary of State and US Senator (D-NY), Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Nicholas Porfilio's Experience:
MBA / MS in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University2009 - 2012
Summer Associate at China Growth CapitalAugust 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 StanleyJuly 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 Brothers2006 - 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:
Harvard University2010 – 2013ALMConcentration: Information Technology
Stanford University2011 – 2012MSConcentration: Electrical Engineering
Stanford University Graduate School of Business2009 – 2011MBAConcentration: Business
Georgetown University2003 – 2007BSBAConcentration: Finance and International Business
London School of Economics and Political Science2005 – 2006Concentration: 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.