UBS Appoints Former Goldman Executive Ronald Jansen as Managing Director to Head its Data Lab

UBSThe Swiss-based multinational investment banking company UBS has secured Ronald Jansen as Managing Director as Head of Data & Analytics for Corporate Client Solutions this month. In his new role at UBS, Jansen will be leading the firm’s data lab and will be based out of company’s New York office.

Prior joining to UBS, Jansen has worked with Goldman Sachs for almost about thirteen years and has led a global team in the investment banking division focusing on mergers & acquisition, capital markets and derivatives structuring. He has joined Goldman Sachs in 2005 and was promoted to the position of Managing Director in 2010.

Ronald Jansen is very well accustomed with the working of financial industry despite his education in completely different vertical. He has earned his Bachelors and Masters degree in the field of engineering and pursued his PhD from Yale University in Bioinformatics. Further, he did his postdoctoral degree in scientific research in bioinformatics and computational genomics. Before starting his career in the financial industry with Goldman Sachs, he was a Research Fellow at Computational Biology Centre, Memorial Sloan-Kettering.

For Jansen, his limited knowledge of the finance industry didn’t prove a hinder to his growth. The appointment of Jansen, who has a rich experience in Science and Research is no surprise as the investment bank has made a large investments in alternative research.