Young Alumni Panel for ORIE Undergraduate Students




Noel Alexander
Noel received his B.S. and M.Eng. from Cornell in ORIE in 2016 and 2017. After graduating, he worked at Accenture in analytics, Consumer Packaged Goods in data strategy, and with retail clients. Noel is now at Harvard Business School pursuing his M.B.A.

George Frentzel
After graduating from Cornell ORIE M.Eng. in 2018, George joined Capital One’s analyst development rotational program in Northern Virginia. His first role was a year in anti-money laundering, working on increasing the efficiency of Capital One’s screening program for identifying high-risk transactions and customers. Since 2019, he has been working on building valuations models for credit line increases for subprime credit cards.

Samantha Nirenberg
Sam Nirenberg graduated from Cornell in 2018 with a degree in operations research. After graduating, she moved to Seattle, Wash. to work at Amazon in their Undergraduate Finance Rotation Program. After completion of the program, she joined Goodreads, an Amazon subsidiary, as a financial analyst.

Ewa Przblkyo
Since graduating from ORIE in December 2017, Ewa has been working as an equity research Associate at AllianceBernstein in NYC. In her current role, she uses a combination of quantitative tools and fundamental research to identify investment opportunities in U.S. small-cap growth equities.

Holly Wiberg
Holly is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate at the Operations Research Center at MIT. Her research leverages optimization and machine learning techniques in healthcare, specifically the development of novel approaches to improve patient care based on individual characteristics, including medical history and genomic data. She previously worked at AthenaHealth, a healthcare IT company, on their data science team.

Moderated by Assistant Professor Jamol Pender.