Walter W. Zhang

Walter W. Zhang

Booth School of Business
PhD Student
5807 South Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

My research scrutinizes the intersection between machine learning and quantitative marketing for firm decision-making. Additional information about my work can be found here.


Chicago Booth

University of Chicago

Professional Employment

Research Professional, Booth School of Business, Chicago, IL
     July 2016 - July 2018

Research Assistant, Booth School of Business, Chicago, IL
     January - July 2016

Summer Intern, Aperio Division, Point72 Asset Management, New York, NY
     June - September 2015

Summer Research Intern, The Midway Group L.P., New York, NY
     June - August 2014

Research Assistant, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
     April - October 2014

Summer Intern, Business Solutions, Credit Suisse, New York, NY
     June - August 2013

Teaching Experience

Chicago Booth

 PhD Program

 EMBA Program

 MBA Program

University of Chicago

Point72 Asset Management

Academic Activities

Conferences and invited research presentations (including planned)

Kellogg-Booth Student Symposium
Advances with Field Experiments; Marketing Science; Machine Learning in Economics Summer Institute (Alumni Event); Quantitative Marketing and Economics; Association for Consumer Research
Trans-Atlantic Doctoral Consortium; Marketing Science

Journal refereeing

Conference organization


Microsoft Windows and Linux
Proficient in Python, R, and Java
Exposed to Bash, SQL, and C#
Microsoft Excel, Mathematica, and Stata
English: Native
Mandarin: Fluent
German: Intermediate

Other Projects and Activities

UChicago Men's Volleyball Club

[___] Skin (Donkeyskin): A Digital Humanities Project
     March 2016