Baptiste works as a Data Analyst for Lyft, where he builds models and provides analysis to support core growth. While taking the Operations Consulting course at Columbia, Baptiste worked for Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ on the development of a new Country Risk Score quantitative model. His academic interests include optimization, data analysis, and corporate finance. Prior to joining Columbia, Baptiste graduated from École des Ponts, in France, where he majored in Financial Engineering, and interned in Mergers and Acquisitions at Lazard, and worked in commercial real estate development at Unibail-Rodamco. Fun fact: when he was 18, he worked as a chef in one of London's finest restaurants.